Introduction

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Introduction

A one-stop shop with fast turn-around and added-value services

From our Shropshire hub, we offer a complete service for our food industry customers.  We listen to what our customers want.  Our priority is to streamline storage and distribution needs, and control costs.

We also offer a wide range of specialist services such as blast freezing, cheese cutting, co-packing and ingredient sorting providing customers with tailor-made solutions - all under one roof.  And if we don’t have exactly what our customers need, we’ll find a way to deliver it.

Grocontinental Fact File

  • Grocontinental is based in Whitchurch, Shropshire and operates from a purpose built 35-acre site
  • Provides haulage and storage services to the food industry and a range of specialist services including cheese cutting, blast freezing, ingredient sorting, de-boxing and re-boxing, shrink-wrapping, bar coding, labelling and export packing
  • Multi-temperature storage from -28°c to +12°c
  • Warehousing capacity of 197,000 pallets
  • 5,000 daily pallet movements
  • Daily blast freezing capacity of up to 360 tonnes
  • Modern fleet of vehicles and temperature-controlled and curtain-sided trailers
  • Continual investment programme in new warehousing and fleet renewal
  • The company employs 360 people
  • Established 1941. Family-owned business run by Chairman Ray Grocott and Managing Directors David Grocott and Linda Grocott
  • Motor Transport Haulier of the Year 2004 and 2011