1993 - Select is founded in Bridlington East Yorkshire by Mark.
1993-1995 - A business connection is made with Hull-based ingredients blending company. Mark works alongside butchers, bakers and food processors to create a range of sausage & burger mixes, seasonings, pie gravy mixes, bacon cures, and much more.
1996 - The product range grows and branches into other food trade ingredients including lards, fats, sausage casings and flavour glazes.
1997 - Mark pursues the idea of creating a ‘one-stop’ food sundries company and sources a reliable group of packaging and cleaning product manufacturers. This then allows him to offer a complete range of sundries at competitive prices.
1998 - The expansion into packaging and cleaning sundries allows Mark to grow his customer base and supply a greater range of businesses including retail shops, pubs and restaurants, care homes, factories and essentially any business that requires packaging and/or cleaning sundries.
1999 - Select’s product range grows and branches in to even more products including food trade clothing, knives and cutlery and bespoke printed packaging.
2002 - Select Foods Limited is registered and continues to supply food trade, packaging and cleaning sundries to a loyal group of customers within a 50-mile radius of its hometown Bridlington.
2010 - Jordan (Mark’s son) joins Select and works alongside his father to grow both the product range and customer base.
2012 - Select expands and moves into bigger premises in Bridlington.
Onwards - Mark and Jordan continue to supply their products locally, constantly focusing on maintaining a personal face to face service, to their customers.
2017 - Select moves into brand new premises on Bridlington’s Bessingby Industrial Estate. These premises allow much more stock to be held, offering even better customer service and stock reliability.
2018 - Mark and Jordan work alongside a talented local designer to brand Select as ‘Select Sundries Company’.
2018 - New branding logos and a website are created to showcase the traditional, family run business that Select Sundries Company is.
2019 - Lee joins the Select Sundries team, fulfilling the deliveries and sales role.
2020 - Jordan departs to concentrate on his own coffee company Three Ridings Coffee, with Lee stepping up to take over his role.
2021 - Daniel came in to take over the driving role to leave Mark and Lee to concentrate on sales and the general running of the business. With new product ranges being added such as a range of cleaning products and equipment plus a range of takeaway packaging.