News & Articles

A collection of the latest news from the business as well as industry commentary and advice.

Magnavale Chesterfield Achieve BRC AA Grade Certification

Magnavale Chesterfield Achieve BRC AA Grade Certification

News & ArticlesMagnavale Chesterfield Achieve BRC AA Grade Certification Here at Magnavale, we are extremely proud of the services we provide, our partnerships with our valuable clients, and the care that is taken when handling the valuable...

Are Plant-Based Food Products Becoming the Norm?

Are Plant-Based Food Products Becoming the Norm?

News & ArticlesAre Plant Based Food Products Becoming the Norm?   Recently, we announced that after extensive consultations with our partners, we decided to become the first cold store network in the UK to offer segregated, plant-based...

Magnavale’s Engineering Team Switches to Electric

Magnavale’s Engineering Team Switches to Electric

News & ArticlesMagnavales Engineering Team Switches to Electric Following the announcement that our new store in Easton will be run 100% on renewables, we have now made the decision to change our engineering fleet to electric in order to be as...

What is Blast Freezing?

What is Blast Freezing?

News & ArticlesWhat is Blast Freezing? Blast freezing, also known as blast chilling, shock freezing, flash freezing, deep freezing and rapid cooling, is a method used to rapidly bring down the temperature of food products. Unlike standard...

Plant Based Storage at Magnavale

Plant Based Storage at Magnavale

News & ArticlesPlant Based Storage at Magnavale Following extensive consultations with our partners, we have decided to become the first cold store network in the UK to offer segregated, temperature controlled, storage solutions specifically...

World Environment Day

World Environment Day

News & ArticlesWorld Environment Day World Environment Day is all about “encouraging awareness and action for the protection of the environment”. Taking action doesn’t mean single handedly saving the planet; it means making small, incremental...

How Microwave Tempering Works

How Microwave Tempering Works

News & ArticlesHow Microwave Tempering Works In very simplistic terms industrial microwaves use the same technology you can find in your kitchen; the industrial microwave tunnel generates heat by producing intermolecular friction between the...

Rick Bestwick Rebrands to Magnavale

Rick Bestwick Rebrands to Magnavale

News & Articles Rick Bestwick Rebrands to Magnavale Following Refinance Deal   From Monday the 8th of February we will be undertaking a rebranding exercise within our business. Rick Bestwick Ltd, Rick Bestwick (North) Ltd and Rick Bestwick...

Meat Packing for the UK and Abroad

Meat Packing for the UK and Abroad

Working with such a diverse range of producers and manufacturers on a daily basis gives a unique insight into the food industry and the issues that…

Industry Update – Cold Storage for Brexit

Industry Update – Cold Storage for Brexit

In the last week we’ve had two important votes, the first on Theresa May’s exit deal and the second on Theresa May herself. However, those of us hoping there…

Our Sites

With locations across the North of England, Magnavale are one of the UK's leading providers of cold storage services.

Chesterfield

A long established added value facility, working closely with manufacturers and major retailers and providing a true just-in-time service, through a comprehensive portfolio of services.

Our Chesterfield site and Headquarters is centrally located just 5 minutes away from Junction 29 of the M1, enabling us to reach 75% of the UK population in under 3 hours.

Amanda Cogan - Chief Operating Officer

 

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Scunthorpe

Our largest site with 6 purpose-built, stand-alone coldstores offering 650,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space.

The Scunthorpe site is ideally located for the import and export of goods from Grimsby and Hull Docks and its location in North Lincolnshire, an area renowned for growing some of the best produce in the country, makes it an ideal location to freeze and store fruit and vegetables.

BRC Approved and offering a range of chambers and racking to suit both bulk and fast-moving products, this site has the capacity and flexibility to provide a complete operational solution.

 

Amanda Cogan - Chief Operating Officer

 

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Warrington

This modern, purpose-built facility with over 200,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space, incorporating multi-temperature chambers and mobile racking, is a fast moving distribution centre.

Located just 1.5 miles from major motorways giving easy access to all major retail and wholesale distribution centres, our Warrington site provides well-established consolidation and cross docking services.

A new addition to our Warrington facility is our recently installed blast freezer which brings our group blast freezing capacity to 4500 pallets per week.

 

Amanda Cogan - Chief Operating Officer

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Contact Us

Head Office:
Magnavale Ltd, Park Road,
Holmewood Industrial Park,
Chesterfield, S42 5UY

01246 854999

enquiries@magnavale.co.uk