To mark a renewed focus on the independent catering business, a new brand look is launched.


MKG celebrates 50 years of business with an increased range and expands premises and workforce to the largest its been to date.


In addition to the now established foodservice (catering business), MKG wins multiple distribution contracts for the likes of Morrisons, Somerfield and the Co-Op


Building on burgeoning trade with caterers ahead of the traditional retail business, MKG launches a catering product list


Branching out further, MKG becomes a leading distributor of Brain’s products, winning numerous sales awards


Following the success of this start-up, MKG branches out to become one of the regional Findus distributors.


In February 1950, two butchers and a refrigeration engineer, called Mayling, Knee and Garbett, form MKG to capitalise on the new trend in “frozen foods”, Initially based in Cannock, the business manufactures and sells ice cream.