Catering sundries

Framework No: 1919

About this framework

Framework period: 1 August 2020 until 31 July 2022 (with extension options to 31 July 2024)

Scotland Excel’s catering sundries framework provides members with a variety of catering sundries including disposable/recyclable cups, plates and cutlery, and other cookware and crockery for use within catering environments including schools, cafes and restaurants, corporate and civic locations, leisure centres, community centres and social work premises. The framework has been developed to include recyclable and compostable items.

As with all our frameworks, this contract was developed in close consultation with stakeholders. It is fully compliant with all legislative requirements and offers social, economic and environmental benefits in line with Scotland Excel’s sustainable procurement approach.


  • The framework supports the legislation introduced in December 2020 of the removal of single use plastic.
  • Framework provides full geographical coverage for all members.
  • Almost half of the suppliers are SMEs.
  • Over half of the suppliers pay the Real Living Wage.
  • Suppliers are committed to becoming Zero Landfill Companies.
  • All suppliers utilise packaging that can be easily recycled.
  • Suppliers are committed to providing Community Benefits.


Alliance Disposables Ltd
Brake Bros Ltd
Bunzl UK Limited T/A Bunzl Catering Supplies
GMC Corsehill
Instock Disposables Ltd
Unico Ltd

Alliance Disposables Ltd
Bfs Group Ltd (T/a Bidvest Catering Supplies)
Brake Bros Ltd
Bunzl UK Ltd T/A Lockhart Catering
GMC Corsehill
Instock Disposables
Nisbets Plc


The catering sundries framework is available to all Scotland Excel local authorities and associate members. It is particularly relevant for members operating within the following sectors:

  • Care
  • Education
  • Housing
  • Leisure

Further information on Scotland Excel’s catering sundries framework is available in our members area.

If you are not yet a member, and would like to know more about the framework, please contactus.