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Harvest Foods

Whinfield Drive
Aycliffe Business Park
Newton Aycliffe
Co Durham

Tel: 01325 319039.
Fax: 01325 315813


Harvest Foods is a manufacturer of top quality ready made meals. We supply NHS trusts, retailers and wholesalers throughout the UK, with ready made meals at competitive prices.

Harvest Foods, est 1986, is a leading manufacturer of chef prepared ready meals for caterers, we use the finest natural ingredients and cook them in a traditional manner. You will not find any artificial colours, flavours or preservatives in our food which gives our dishes a wholesome flavour lost in mass produced food.

We believe that good ingredients well cooked are the secret of wholesome tasty meals. We buy locally where budget and quality allow and we use fresh root vegetables and herbs along with prime cuts of meat and fish allowing the flavour of the ingredients to show through.

We have a full HACCP system offering complete traceability which together with our third party accreditation gives our clients full due diligence with regard to food safety.


Harvest Foods supply quality meals to clients in a variety of market sectors including:


Harvest Foods has been supplying cook freeze meals to NHS trusts for over 15 years. We are a fully accredited supplier audited twice yearly by STS.

Rather than one size fits all we offer a truly flexible service and we can offer meals in cpet, foil or pouch from 200g single servings up to 32 portion full gastronorm this helps clients to tailor their ward service and cut down on wastage.

We understand the needs of cost sector catering and we offer a wide range of wholesome tasty meals to suit your budget whilst at the same time delivering low salt and fat levels with high levels of nutrition. All dishes are backed up with full nutritional analysis.

Because we cook traditionally we don't have to use artificial flavour enhancers and all our meals are below the NHS targets on salt and fats.

In addition to our standard range we also offer Renal and Gluten free special diet meals and a full range developed especially for children, we are also happy to work with your dieticians to develop bespoke dishes in fact we encourage clients to think of us as their own cpu.


We are truly a production kitchen that means we can be flexible in the dishes we can offer because we are not restricted by automated fixed processes.

Our natural tasty frozen meals can be offered in a variety of formats to suit your chosen mode of service and clientele. Our products range from humble but tasty dishes like Lancashire Hotpot through to Breast of Pheasant braised with Red Wine and Thyme, alternatively we are happy to develop bespoke solutions for you subject to volumes.


we have over 20 years experience in working alongside clients to develop successful food solutions.

We help a variety of manufacturers with recipe dishes sauces and cooked ingredients. Our completely confidential service has included such diverse projects as mushroom duxelle, roasted pancetta to rich sauces. We offer a truly flexible service and can bulk pack in a variety of formats either chilled or frozen.


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