Greggs seals new water supply contract with Edinburgh-based Business Stream

Snacks and bakery chain Greggs has signed a new water supply contract with Edinburgh-based Business Stream covering nine production sites and more than 1,300 stores.

The extension follows the three-year contract Greggs signed with the water retailer in 2018 to cover its nine UK manufacturing and distribution sites and over 1,300 shops. Picture: Lisa Ferguson
The extension follows the three-year contract Greggs signed with the water retailer in 2018 to cover its nine UK manufacturing and distribution sites and over 1,300 shops. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

The extension follows on from a three-year water supply and wastewater services contract agreed between the two parties in 2018.

Jo Dow, chief executive of Business Stream, said: “We are committed to working with all of our customers to help them use water efficiently, delivering financial and environmental benefits – and it’s fantastic to know that the work we’re doing with Greggs is making a positive difference.”

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Business Stream is headquartered in Edinburgh, has offices in Worthing and Bradford and employs about 350 people across the group.

The Scottish non-domestic water market opened up to competition in 2008, while the English retail water market opened in 2017.

Ally Stephenson, head of purchasing for Greggs, added: “We’re very happy to extend the current deal and look forward to continuing our partnership with Business Stream.”

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