Editorial Partners

Here at Stir it up, we are committed to bringing you the most relevant, inspiration-led features and up-to-date market reports and trend data . To do this we collaborate with key industry bodies to bring you the information you need to help run your business as effectively as possible.


Mintec is the principal independent source of global pricing information for commodities and raw materials. Mintec has a suite of unique procurement tools and training courses all designed to assist supply chain professionals in their daily tasks of reporting, analysing and interpreting market information. Mintec helps sales and purchasing professionals to support their commodity decisions, by improving efficiency, minimising commodity risk and ultimately gaining a commercial advantage.

Every month Mintec provides you, our readers, with up to date Market Reports in the Stir it up magazine!

M & C Allegra Foodservice

M&C Allegra Foodservice brings together two of the leading specialist information providers serving the eating and drinking out market, M&C Report and Allegra Foodservice and provides expert insight into the branded UK eating and drinking out sector. It reveals emergent opportunities for businesses and gives invaluable intelligence to improve their operations and growth strategy.

BFFF (British Frozen Food Federation)

BFFF is the UK’s frozen food trade association, with over 300 members comprising Producers, Wholesalers, Importers, Exporters, Brokers, Retailers and related Associate businesses. Membership provides an excellent opportunity for frozen food companies and associates to gain awareness at both commercial and legislative levels and also to understand how BFFF is promoting the industry.

Every other issue the BFFF provide you with a Focus on Frozen feature with up-to-date insight, trends and tips around making the most of frozen food in your establishment.

Craft Guild of Chefs

Established in 1965 and celebrating it’s 50th anniversary in 2015, the Craft Guild of Chefs has developed into the leading Chefs’ Association in the UK and has many members worldwide. Members come from all aspects of the foodservice and hospitality sectors working in a wide variety of positions from students and trainees to top management. No other association boasts such a broad and experienced membership.

The Guild holds a series of high profile annual events such as the prestigious Craft Guild of Chef Awards, The Graduate Awards and The National Chef of the Year competition.  The association also hosts live demonstrations at top trade events throughout the year.  The Guild is also dedicated to supporting healthy eating through its innovative Family Food Appreciation Workshops, and as its role as an advisor to the Children’s Food Trust in the provision of UIFSM.