About

Friars Pride, a family business with family values

We are a family owned and run business offering supplies into the fish and chip, catering, fast food, restaurant and bakery markets. Today the company spans three generations and has grown to service customers across the Midlands, South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, the East, the South, the South East and the South West of England.

Local Teams & Customer Service

Offering supplies of a variety of both quality branded products and innovative own label brands, we provide a ‘one stop shop’. Friars Pride offers customers access to local telesales and operations teams at each of our depot locations, which means you can talk to the team nearest to your business.   We also have a large field sales team, allocating our customers  an Area Sales Manager to support their business needs.

With a fleet of approaching 60 dual-compartment vehicles, Friars Pride is able to offer weekly delivery services of frozen and ambient products to all our customers, across our delivery area.

Going Further

At Friars Pride we strive to added value through our magazine Good Habits, FRY I.T. exhibition and Save & Select Customer Loyalty Scheme.  We also develop marketing services, in order to offer our customers  easy access to tools, resources and hints and tips to support their business growth.

Director Picture

Friars Pride is dedication to innovation including developing unique own brand products such as Hook & Fish Packaging, Major B’s Tomato Ketchup, PickleMe Pickles, FriWite, The Really Green Pea Company, Q Brand, Q Frying Fats & Oils, 42nd Street Classic Sausages and 42nd Street Chicken, Mr Presidents Burgers, Pride Pies, Promenade Sauces and Ocean Sound Fish Cakes and wholetail scampi. We pride ourselves in sourcing only the best sustainable fish and packing quality rapeseed and groundnut oil under our Friars Pride brand within our BRC accredited oil packing facility.

Passionate about the Industry

Friars Pride has a keen interest in the Fish and Chip, Catering, Fast Food and Bakery markets.  Friars Pride is proud to take lead roles in the sponsorship of the annual Seafish National Fish and Chip Awards, the annual NEODA National Fish & Chip Day and much more.

Friars Pride is a member of The Q Partnership, a group of companies that together offer a distribution network across the UK. The Q Partnership consists of three independent family run businesses including Friars Pride, V.A. Whitley and Henry Colbeck.   Working in partnership we initiate trade innovations and supply exclusive branded products nation-wide.