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UK Food Awareness Days and Ideas

Are you looking to stay in season with your food business? It’s more than just keeping up with the fruit and veg! There are so many dates throughout the year inspiring exciting ways to develop your menus and keep your customers engaged with your offers! Our calendar highlights all upcoming events for this year such as: holidays, festivities, food expos, food celebration days, festivals, sports events and other seasonal happenings. We haven’t missed anything!

Whether you’re planning ahead or looking for food ideas next week, you can use J.Buckland’s food calendar to have your menu exactly how you want – simply see our recommended products below or search our range. Thinking of your next fresh delivery for business success? Think J.Buckland!

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December 2019

Christmas Jumper Day

Friday 13th December

Check out our favourite Christmas party snacks

Xmas Eve

Tuesday 24th December

Wholesale Christmas Meats for Christmas Eve

Santa's Here!

Wednesday 25th December

Season's Eatings: Christmas Wholesale Offers

Boxing Day

Thursday 26th December

Christmas Meats for Boxing Day

New Years Eve

Tuesday 31st December

January 2020

New Year's Day

Wednesday 1st January

Get the Taste of 2020.

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Dry January

Wednesday 1st January  - Friday 31st January

Veganuary

Wednesday 1st January  - Friday 31st January

Read our Vegan Ideas for Food Businesses

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National Shortbread Day

Monday 6th January

Check out our Handmade Caramel Shortbread Slices

Burn's Night

Saturday 25th January

Get your Haggis for the night here.

St Dwynwen's Day

Saturday 25th January

Order your Welsh Cheese here.

February 2020

British Yorkshire Pudding Day

Sunday 2nd February

Make it the best with Aunt Bessy's Yorkshire Puddings

Valentine's Day

Friday 14th February

Win your customer's hearts with our Valentine's Day food ideas for your business.

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Real Bread Week

Saturday 22nd February  - Sunday 1st March

Be the 'bread winner' with our bread products

Shrove Tuesday

Tuesday 25th February

Make it a special Shrove Tuesday with our cheese, dairy and eggs! All the ingredients for the perfect pancakes. 

March 2020

St David's Day

Sunday 1st March

Make it a warming St David's Day with our traditional Chicken, Ham & Leek Pie

Veggie Month

Sunday 1st March  - Tuesday 31st March

Read our Veggie Month ideas for your food business.

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British Pie Week

Monday 2nd March  - Sunday 8th March

Browse our wide selection of pies and puddings here

Sports Relief

Monday 9th March  - Friday 13th March

Check out our sensational Sandwich Fillings to make a sporty platter. 

Nutrition & Hydration Week

Monday 16th March  - Sunday 22nd March

Stay hydrated with our drinks range.

St. Patrick's Day

Tuesday 17th March

Make a beautiful stew with our Irish Rumpsteak.

Mother's Day

Sunday 22nd March

Make her day all the much sweeter with our desserts, creams and cakes

International Waffle Day

Wednesday 25th March

Celebrate with our Panesco Sweet Waffles. 

April 2020

April Fool's Day

Wednesday 1st April

Make it a novelty with our unusual sandwich filling pairings! Read more here.

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International Carrot Day

Saturday 4th April

Keep it warm and spicy with our Carrot & Coriander Soup, or make it sweet with our Carrot Cake Slices

World Health Day

Tuesday 7th April

Offer something healthy with our salad products.

Good Friday

Friday 10th April

Make it very, very good with our Spring Sandwich Fillings

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Easter Sunday

Sunday 12th April

Make it a fun treasure hunt with our variety of sweet treats.

National Tea Day

Tuesday 21st April

Get ready with our big bag of 1,100 Tetley T-Bags

St. George's Day

Thursday 23rd April

The perfect time to make fish and chips! Check out our Battered Crispy Cod and Premium Chips

May 2020

Cinco de Mayo

Tuesday 5th May

Get on the heatwave with our Spicy Mexican Chicken Sandwich Filling.

June 2020

World Milk Day

Monday 1st June

Take pride in dairy with our skimmed milk

Open Farm Sunday

Sunday 7th June

Some of our most famous farmed local products include: Buckland’s wide range of local bacon and Buckland’s own sausages.

Beer Day Britain

Monday 15th June

How about a pie to go with that beer? Perfect pub lunch! 

Father's Day

Sunday 21st June

Get ready for those busy Father Day breakfasts with our bacon

July 2020

World Chocolate Day

Tuesday 7th July

Check out our naughty gluten-free chocolate cake! Something for everyone. 

National Cherry Day

Thursday 16th July

Celebrate with our Cherry Bakewells

August 2020

International Beer Day

Friday 7th August

How about a burger to go with that beer? 

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September 2020

Love Lamb Week

Tuesday 1st September  - Monday 7th September

Check out our yummy Lamb & Mint Slice

Sourdough September

Tuesday 1st September  - Wednesday 30th September

World Salami Day

Monday 7th September

We've a sensational variety of Salami here

International Chocolate Day

Sunday 13th September

What better way to celebrate than our Chocolate Fudge Cake?

October 2020

World Vegetarian Day

Thursday 1st October  - Friday 13th December

Check out our Vegetarian Ideas for Food Businesses

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International Coffee Day

Thursday 1st October

Offer your customers the best company to their coffee with our range of desserts, cakes and creams. 

World Egg Day

Friday 9th October

Serve it right with our Coronation Egg Mayo Filling.

World Porridge Day

Saturday 10th October

World Food Day

Friday 16th October

Discover how to incorporate global flavours and products into your menu with our Taste of 2020 guide here

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Apple Day

Wednesday 21st October

Make the day sweet with our Belgium Apple Pie

National Nut Day

Thursday 22nd October

How about offering your customers an Almond Croissant

World Pasta Day

Sunday 25th October

Make it easy with our lovely range of ready-made pastas

Halloween

Saturday 31st October

Make your customers howl for more with our Halloween Ideas for your Food Catering Business!

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November 2020

World Vegan Day

Sunday 1st November

Offer something special with our Vegan Ideas for Food Businesses.

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Guy Fawkes Night

Thursday 5th November

Read our Bonfire Night Food Ideas to ‘Light Up’ your Business.

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World Diabetes Day

Saturday 14th November

Stir-Up Sunday

Sunday 22nd November

Stir up your customer's tastebuds with our ready-made Christmas Puddings

St Andrew's Day

Monday 30th November

Make the day special by baking our Haggis

December 2020

Planning the Year Ahead with J.Buckland

We are wholesale food suppliers renowned for the finest produce, thanks to our on-site factory site based in Essex, where we freshly prepare traditional meat products, sandwich fillings and more. We offer great value for money and even offer next day delivery, so rest assured you can receive your order on time for your special food event.

We know how important it is for you to plan your food business activities in advance. So, our calendar is updated regularly with new dates, latest details and all the special offers and products we have especially for those events. So, be sure to check on at least once a month for the latest updates!

How to Use Our Food Calendar Effectively

Simply check the dates regularly, check corresponding offers and make your orders! We even deliver fresh next day, so you can make sure you receive your order on time for your special event. Today is never too late!

Seasonal food offers - with our Monthly offers and special products for each event.

Menu Seasonality - look at your ideas on our Blog or give us a call – we’d be happy to chat, and even come up with a special recipe just for you!

Get planning with us today! Download the printable food calendar and browse our latest ideas and products on site.