How we can help you


Food Operators / Caterers


Whether you operate in the public or private sector, we know that your time is precious and that your priority is always the customer. We will immerse ourselves in your business to develop and manage your procurement process, allowing you to focus on modern-day operational challenges. 

The Arete team will:

- Review and evaluate your current supply chain

- Review your suppliers’ food product costs

- Renegotiate your current pricing where appropriate

- Provide alternative supply solutions and manage new tenders

- Review your overall procurement process

Using our extensive experience and network resources, Arete will put particular focus on enhancing client margins and product quality 




The UK foodservice sector is in large parts highly fragmented, time consuming, and when you have a product that you've developed for success in this channel, frustrating! 

Arete will assist you with:

- Procurement requirements

- Foodservice strategy

- Commercial Strategy

- Preparation for buyer presentations

- A buyer’s insight into your proposition

- Supply discussions utilising our key industry contacts




Your procurement set up is critical to ensuring you achieve your desired margins in a highly competitive environment. Managing the most productive and profitable ranges within limited space requires dedicated processes and regular planned reviews. Arete can help you with:

- One-off projects to provide category solutions

- Category reviews and strategy

- Supply price review and renegotiation

- Own label creation and management

- Key supplier negotiations

- Creation and implementation of your procurement process


We are here to help you!