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Open to all schools in Birmingham and surrounding areas, this one-day event promises to provide Head teachers, Business Managers and Senior Leaders with an interesting and informative day full of new updates and ideas to take back into their school settings.

The event will take place on 23 October 2018, in the excellent facilities of the Gallery at the NEC in Birmingham and will include a Conference with keynote speaker and comprehensive range of workshops and an exhibition where up to 50 education suppliers will be displaying their latest products and services.

If you are planning to attend the event, come and say hi to the Pelican team – Michelle Parnham and Jerry Meldrum


How we can help

We are a self-funded procurement specialist helping schools to enhance their catering services for the benefit of pupils.

We provide a bespoke food procurement services and our area of expertise is providing hands-on support to schools that want to remain in full control of their catering operation.

Our team of CIPS-qualified food procurement managers, registered dietitian, award-winning procurement services and back-office systems will help you take your catering operation to the next level:

  • Comply with government standards and food industry legislation
  • Achieve significant savings on all your products you buy through our bespoke model
  • Save valuable time on manual admin tasks and reduce errors and duplication when dealing with supplier invoices, invoice reconciliation and supplier payments
  • Receive the best value, product quality and supplier service for the whole duration of the supplier agreement terms
  • Achieve catering industry awards, such as the Soil Association ‘Food for Life Served Here’ Award

Customers sharing best practice

Find out directly from schools how our services help them overcome the challenges they face:

Folio Education Trust and Greenshaw Learning Trust: Reaping significant financial and operational benefits from procurement collaboration

Carmel Education Trust Case Study: Benefits of switching back to in house catering

If our services look to be of interest, we would welcome the opportunity to meet with you.

Email us at or call us on 01252 705214. 

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