Food Manufacturing

An experienced supplier of the UK’s food manufacturing industry

Rothwells has been supplying the food industry for more than 30 years, with well-known brands amongst our top clients. We understand that food manufacturing is a whole other ballgame when it comes to PPE, machinery parts, and even the oils used to keep production running smoothly. That’s why we offer food-safe and certified products made specifically for the food manufacturing industry, from reputable suppliers.


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Food-safe PPE

We keep your team safe...

From contamination prevention to hearing and respiratory protection, our PPE is designed specifically for the food manufacturing industry. Plus, we help your Health and Safety managers implement the most effective equipment and procedures, such as Lockout Tagout: the safest way to carry out machine maintenance and repair jobs. Here’s a snapshot of what we offer:

  • Contamination prevention: Mob caps, hairnets, beer snoods, coveralls, overshoes, disposable gloves and sanitisers 
  • Maintenance safety: Lockout Tagout, handrail, barriers, hi-vis spray paint, spill kits and soakaway mats
  • Hand protection: gloves to protect against cuts, vibration, impact, chemicals and temperature extremes
  • Respiratory and hearing: full and half-face masks and respirators, mask filters, earmuffs and earplugs

Food industry machinery

..and production running

Rothwells supplies all the tools and maintenance equipment needed for setup, everyday production and performance, alongside sound advice from our time-served, in-house engineers. Plus, with our process improvement initiative, our experts can assess your whole process to offer a neutral opinion of where cost and time savings could be made. Product examples:

  • Everyday tools and supplies: power tools, hand tools, fasteners, fixings, security products, hardware
  • Maintenance and cleaning: cleaning rags, bleach, disinfectants, mops, buckets, brushes
  • Specialist tooling: cutting tools, carbide tooling and inserts, milling bodies, taps, drills, dies and reamers
  • Food-grade compounds: oils, lubricants, sprays, adhesives and aerosols, for process and maintenance


Why our food industry clients choose us

Sourcing made easy

Sourcing made easy

We are a valuable extension to your purchasing team, using our vast industry knowledge and connections to find exactly what you need.

Smart B2B services

Smart B2B services

Our practical service methods, such as consolidated invoicing, forward ordering and consignment stock options, make for a more efficient purchasing journey.

Always on your side

Always in your best interest

Rothwells isn’t tied to specific manufacturers or products, meaning we always offer your business alternative items where we feel savings can be made.

Supply chain

A reliable supply chain

We use only our trusted network of suppliers, cultivated over decades, which expands each year to offer innovative products from a range of reliable sources.


Chat to us, today

Enquire today and speak to one of our friendly team about your business' requirements. We'd love to know how we can be of service and become an essential part of your purchasing process.

Request a callback here. Or if you simply cannot wait, call us on 01706 649231.