Co Down food producer signs Hot Deli Deal with Tesco NI
TS Foods introduces a new hot deli range with Tesco NI worth £600,000
Family owned business, TS Foods has produced a hot deli range to be sold in 30 Tesco stores across Northern Ireland, in a deal worth £600,000 – representing more than a 50% increase in its business.
The new listing has resulted in six new jobs being created within the company and has allowed TS Foods to significantly increase its business with Tesco NI through innovative new products.
The new range introduces a variety of new pork sausage rolls, with caramelised onion & cheese and apple & sage flavours, plus breaded cod bites and chicken olives.
Based in Castlewellan in County Down, TS Foods’ Northern Irish heritage is rooted in its produce, with all pork and chicken locally sourced. The award winning company prides itself on the exceptional choice, quality and value of its products and has produced the new deli range in response to consumer demand for convenient food, that don’t compromise on taste or quality.
Joanne Molloy, Commercial Director of TS Foods said,
“We’ve been supplying Tesco NI for 20 years and the relationship has allowed us to expand the company and provide opportunities for our own Northern Ireland suppliers. Our ethos aligns with Tesco NI in supporting the local economy, whether it’s providing jobs for local people or carefully selecting the finest ingredients for our products”
“We’re always striving to innovate and develop new products according to customer demand. Today’s consumers’ tastes are ever changing and we try to be receptive to that. This range is designed to cater to the growing desire for tasty, quality food that’s also convenient.”
Sandra Weir, fresh food buyer at Tesco Northern Ireland, said “We’re excited to introduce this new range of deli treats to our hot deli counters. Customers are increasingly demanding tastier convenient meal solutions and the feedback on this range from TS Foods has been excellent.”