Fresh Retail Group Ltd. was set up in 2018.The founder Michael Boyle has worked within the speciality food sector, mainly farm shops, for many years. During his time working in the industry the businesses that Michael worked for won many awards and accolades. After working for some of the biggest names he decided to set up a consultancy company in 2018.
Michael’s food journey began at Welbeck Farm Shop where he helped to create a fantastic haven for artisan producers. After that Michael moved to Keelham Farm Shop. He joined the team in 2014 and helped to grow the business from a good £9million turnover to over £21million within 12 months. Michael was Head of Retail and was responsible for the day to day operations, production, Keelham Kitchen and online fulfilment. The team was 300 people strong.
Where Welbeck taught Michael the artisan high end element of the industry, Keelham opened his eyes to the importance of brand, the customer experience and how to operate a large business efficiently and effectively.
In 2019 alone, The Fresh Retail Group has supported businesses with a combined annual turnover in excess of £25m and has guided new projects, including extensions, new builds and systems installation, with investments in excess of £4m.
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