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If you want to know more about what’s been going on around our group, then having a read of our latest news is the perfect place to start.

Sale of Grain Business

29 December, 2015
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EBS are pleased to announce that as of 1st December 2015, we have agreed the sale of our grain trading business to Nidera, one of the major international grain compani...

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Billington Bioenergy Sale

4 March, 2015
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EBS are pleased to announce that we have agreed the sale of Billington Bioenergy to Drax Group plc, which is a world leader in sourcing and providing sustainable, rene...

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The Billington Group among Britain's leading private companies

21 October, 2014
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The Billington Group has been ranked in the top 100 mid-market private businesses in Britain. The list published earlier this month by The Sunday Times ranked The Bil...

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Billington Group amongst North West's leading manufacturers

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The Billington Group has been ranked as one of the North West’s top manufacturing companies by Business Insider Magazine. The list published earlier this month ranke...

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An Award Winning 2014 for The Billington Group

12 January, 2015
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In December a joint team from two businesses part of The Billington Group, Bar Foods and TSC Foods, managed to fight off tough competition to win ‘Team of the year’ fo...

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Launching- The Billington Way

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The Billington Group believe in operating with integrity, whilst producing quality products that meet our customers’ needs and our strategic objectives as a business. ...

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Giants Help Boost Liverpool's Economy

29 August, 2014
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The Giants may have left the city almost a month ago however their impression on the city still remains. The Giants arrived in Liverpool during the last week of July 2...

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International Festival for Business 2014

9 June, 2014
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The International Festival for Business 2014 (IFB) launched today. A 50 day festival consisting of conferences across multiple industries, it is set to be the stepping...

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Grand Opening of the EPC Innovation Centre

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The Billington Group is delighted to announce that on Friday 11th of July the EPC Innovation centre will be opening. Marking the start of an exciting new journey for ...

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John Billington's Orginal Letter - 1842

16 May, 2014
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172 years later the letter sent by John Billington to his son Edward upon him taking up an apprenticeship in Liverpool takes pride of place in head office. Although ha...

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Carrs Billington feature in documentary - Innovators in Agriculture

29 April, 2014
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Earlier this year Carrs Billington Agriculture featured in a documentary produced by Executive TV. The programme focused on three agri-businesses, looking at their in...

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TSC Foods join The Billington Group

3 February, 2014
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TSC Foods, the Scunthorpe based manufacturer of quality chilled & frozen products for the Foodservice, Retail & B2B markets, are delighted to today announce th...

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Group food company wins prestigious industry award

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The Billington Group are delighted to announce that the English Provender Company have been named as the Tesco Grocery Supplier of the Year for 2013. The award comes ...

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English Provender Company expands its Newbury site to support growth

10 September, 2013
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English Provender Company announced this week that it has reached agreement with Greenham Common Trust to move into the soon to be vacant Slater Centre building next d...

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Billington Food Ingredients - New Group Company

12 August, 2013
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Edward Billington and Son Ltd. (EBS) have created a new Company called Billington Food Ingredients which started trading from its Cunard offices on Monday 3rd June 201...

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New board appointment at Bar Foods

27 June, 2013
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Bar Foods has strengthened the Board in readiness for the next stage of the company’s expansion strategy with the appointment of a Commercial Director. David Wilkinso...

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Edward Billington and Son wins "Business of the Year" award

14 June, 2013
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Edward Billington and Son Limited was last night awarded “Business of the Year” in the Liverpool Post’s annual Regional Business Awards 2013. The category was sponsore...

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Edward Billington and Son shortlisted for Regional Business Award

26 April, 2013
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Edward Billington and Son Limited has been shortlisted as “Business of the Year” in the Liverpool Post’s annual Regional Business Awards 2013. Mark Thomes, Editor of ...

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Carrs Billington announce CAT Agriculture dealership

14 March, 2013
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Carrs Billington Agriculture (Sales) are delighted to announce they are now CAT Agriculture dealers for the North of England and Southwest Scotland.  All of their Mac...

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Criddle and Co. launch their new website

4 February, 2013
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Criddle and Co. are delighted to announce the launch of their new website With over 150 years’ experience in the industry, Criddle & Co. have always offered exper...

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Wholesome Sweeteners Agave Syrup Provides the Perfect Touch of Natural Sweetness at Starbucks®

22 January, 2013
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Wholesome Sweeteners are proud to announce that the company's Organic Blue Agave Syrup is the new premium sweetener for the Hearty Blueberry Oatmeal at Starbucks® in t...

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Very Lazy sponsors ITV's Dinner Date

7 January, 2013
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English Provender Company's Very Lazy brand is currently sponsoring the new series of the ITV show Dinner Date. Starting from 23 December and running until mid April,...

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Billington Bioenergy - a new name for the New Year

3 January, 2013
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Billington Bioenergy (previously known as Billington Biofuels) this week launch their new company name along with a brand new website to showcase the complete range of...

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English Provender Company at the BBC Good Food Show Winter

8 November, 2012
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English Provender Company Birmingham bound for BBC Good Food Show Winter, 28th November to 2nd December English Provender Company is excited to be showcasing a wide r...

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Edward Billington and Son Limited acquire BAR Foods

12 October, 2012
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Edward Billington and Son Limited is pleased to announce the acquisition of Bar Foods with effect from 12th October 2012. Bar Foods are a manufacturer and supplier of...

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KrugLINE business acquired by Billington Biofuels

21 September, 2012
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Billington Biofuels are delighted to announce that Robert Storey has joined the BBF team. Robert was one of the pioneer suppliers of wood pellets in this country, and...

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Board changes at The Billington Group

30 September, 2012
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Rob Toomey retired from the EBS board as a Non-Executive Director on 31st August 2012. Rob joined the company in 1994 and since then the group has traded successfully...

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