Success stories

The Seasoned Grocer - Stuart Gates discussing an artisan food project
We all love success stories. Here are some of the success stories that food brands have achieved whilst working with Stuart. He can’t claim total credit, that’s down to dedicated producers with great products and their own hard work, but he can claim to have provided some excellent guidance along the way.

The Seasoned Grocer - Testimonial from Banana Scoops

"Stuart has been a tremendous help when setting up my new food brand."

Jess Salamanca, Founder
Banana Scoops

Working with Stuart has been a game changer over the years, introducing us to markets we never dreamed we could gain access to.

Kate Jenkins
Gower Cottage Browies

The Seasoned Grocer - Testimonial from Gower Cottage Brownies
The Seasoned Grocer - Testimonial from Radnor Preserves

Stuart is a brilliant mentor and hugely knowledgable about the world of food - his advice is highly recommended.

Joanna Morgan
Radnor Preserves

"If anybody understands the speciality retail market, it is Stuart. He has project managed special events and promotions for us as well as developing product ranges for our own label programme."

John Shepherd
Partridges

The Seasoned Grocer - Testimonial from Partridges
The Seasoned Grocer - Testimonial from Dunnet Bay Distillers

Stuart has been a great support to the development of our business. With his help we were able to develop a recipe for Partridges Chelsea Flower Gin, which has been successful over the past 2 years.

Martin Murray
Dunnet Bay Distillers

Stuart has been a hugely significant figure in the growth of our company. He has a wonderful ability to listen carefully and offer key direction, and in areas that one may not have considered.

Ken Madden
Lismore Food Company

The Seasoned Grocer - Testimonial from Lismore Foods