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.