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Weetabix Ltd Breakfast Cereals and Cereal Bars

Ref:2019/655

ICN number:655

  • Date:15/05/2019
  • Categories:Food |

Update: 15/05/2019

Further to the ICN published below on 2 April 2019, we are pleased to confirm the following three Weetabix products are available to order via NHS Supply Chain:

  • AEB148 - Cereal breakfast Weetabix (pack of 48)
  • AEB150 - Cereal breakfast Weetabix individual (96 x 1) single biscuit
  • AEB152 - Cereal breakfast Weetabix individual (48 x 2).

The below four Weetabix Ltd products will remain unavailable to order through our online catalogue until further notice.

  • AEB122 - Cereal breakfast Bran flakes 500g
  • AEB178 - Cereal Bars Fruit & Nut Chocolate Breakfast Bar
  • AEB179 - Cereal Bars Fruit & Nut Breakfast Bar
  • AEB180 - Cereal Bars Strawberry & Yoghurt Breakfast Bar.

Available and alternative products

A direct alternative is available for AEB122 which is AEB146, Nestle Bran Flakes.

For AEB178, AEB179 and AEB180 customers are advised to identify and purchase alternative lines through other Multi Temperature Food Solutions Direct Framework wholesalers, such as Bidfoods, Brakes and eWood Foods.

Please refer to the product listing below for further information on the affected products and the Bran Flake direct alternative. Customers are advised to log in to our website to view the affected products.

If you have any further questions, please contact your NHS Supply Chain: Food Account Manager.

Previous Update: 02/04/2019

Change:

  • The supplier Weetabix has informed us of a price increase with a number of its product lines.
  • There are seven product codes affected:
    AEB148 - Cereal breakfast Weetabix (pack of 48)
    AEB150 - Cereal breakfast Weetabix individual (96 x 1) single biscuit
    AEB152 - Cereal breakfast Weetabix individual (48 x 2)
    AEB122 - Cereal breakfast Bran flakes 500g
    AEB180 - Cereal Bars Strawberry & Yoghurt Breakfast Bar
    AEB178 - Cereal Bars Fruit & Nut Chocolate Breakfast Bar
    AEB179 - Cereal Bars Fruit & Nut Breakfast Bar.
  • The affected products will be unavailable to order once current stocks are depleted, given normal buying patterns this is expected occur week commencing 8 April 2019 for the fast moving lines.
  • We are suspending the lines due to a price increase levied by Weetabix.
  • The suspended lines are anticipated to be resolved on 1 May 2019.

Impact:

  • The affected product codes will be available while stocks last at the current price.
  • Potential direct and indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue or through wholesale suppliers on the Multi Temperature Food Solutions Framework.
  • Customers are advised to identify and purchase alternative lines through the NHS Supply Chain catalogue or through other Multi Temperature Food Solutions Framework wholesalers such as Bidfoods, Brakes and eWood Foods.
  • Please refer to the product listing below for further information on the affected product codes.

Next Steps:

  • Customers are advised to log in to our website to view the updated pricing.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your NHS Supply Chain: Food Account Manager.

Please log in to view products.

655 Weetabix Product Listing with Alternatives

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Should you require further information about this contract, including pricing and how to order the products, please contact your NHS Supply Chain account manager using the link below.

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