your kitchen starts here
Freshly prepared fruit and vegetables
Welcome to CaterPrep
For 40 years James’ Fruit and Veg has been one of Cumbria’s leading fresh produce wholesalers. In 2017 Caterite Foodservice acquired the business and merged it with its own fresh produce range to offer an improved service to our customers.
Why Buy Prep?
Today’s chefs face many challenges. Kitchen areas are often small and cramped to maximise table areas. Labour costs are always rising,
which is putting more pressure on kitchens bottom line. In the meantime, consumers are more discerning if not more demanding:
they know they are paying much more than the mere food costs and they want value for money so hearty food, innovative menu,
good ambience and friendly service are essential to survive in today’s competitive market.
We try to source our ingredients from local growers or at least UK suppliers as much as possible to reduce the time products spend in transit...
From the beginning of 2018 we have transformed an old storage warehouse to a state of the art fruit and vegetable preparation centre...