Established in 1955 and headquartered in Heywood, near Manchester, frozen food specialist Yearsley Group has more than 1,200 employees, an annual turnover of around £156m and operates two separate divisions: Yearsley Logistics and Yearsley Food.
Yearsley Logistics is the country’s largest provider of frozen food logistics. With 13 depots across the UK creating a national cold chain network, Yearsley Logistics offers a 335,000 pallet storage capacity for manufacturers,importers and retailers in the frozen food sector, with a 300-strong fleet of temperature controlled vehicles providing three-day, next-day and just-in-time delivery options. It also offers ambient and freight forwarding services.
The Yearsley Food division wholesales a full range of frozen products through Yearsley Food Sales, Belfield and IcePak.
With more than 40 years’ experience, Yearsley Food Sales has a dedicated team of 30 sales advisors, helping customers in retail, catering, public sector institutions and the export market access its comprehensive range of competitively priced products.
Belfield offers exclusive imported products, supplying private label and branded goods to major retail and food service multiples, and manufacturers.
IcePak is Yearsley Food’s specialist seafood importer. Working with suppliers overseas, IcePak sources a range of seafood products from whole and filleted fish, to fresh, battered and breaded prawn and squid products. Customers include restaurants, wholesalers, independent retailers and seafood specialists.
An industry recognised organisation, Yearsley Group has BRC and ISO 14001 accreditations and plays an active part in the British Frozen Food Federation, FSDF and the RHA.