With 350 staff, 75% of total employees live within 15 miles of the company’s headquarters so support is concentrated in the local area.
Sponsorship and charity support includes:
Grocontinental also has a strong commitment to forming partnerships with the Shropshire business community. Decisions to use suppliers are often made on the basis of supportive relationships rather than on securing best price. Fuel, for example, is purchased from a Whitchurch-based supplier.
The majority of our services including air conditioning and refrigeration, storage pallets, catering and training requirements are all purchased from Shropshire businesses.
For our construction programmes, the services of local sub-contractors for ground works, concrete and electrical services are all sourced locally.