The WSTA has the largest and broadest membership base of any trade association in our sector; multi-channel, multi-category, national and international, start-ups through to global brands, the full length of the supply chain.
We therefore have a better understanding and are able to represent more of the industry.
Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc
Sir Ken Morrison 1931 - 2017
Our Market Street is the legacy that Sir Ken leaves. It was his innovation and really sets us apart. Our customers love it because they know they'll get expertly prepared produce and good sound advice on our Butchery, Fishmongers, Delicatessen, and great fresh instore produced Bakery and Cake Shop counters.
Fit for the Future
2017 – Carnoustie potato packing plant opens
Morrisons add a new potato packing plant to our manufacturing sites with our Carnoustie site in Scotland, where we sort over 10 different varieties of potatoes from baby potatoes all the way to Maris Pipers.
2016 – Rathbones Bakery fire
On 3rd July a Fire broke out on one of the production lines at our Rathbones Bakery. In an amazing turnaround, less than three days later, the first loaf of bread came off the production line and seven days later is was business as usual and we were back to delivering 2.5 millions leave and rolls each week to stores.
2016 – Retailer of the Year award winners
We win Meat and Fish retailer of the year (Supermeat & Fish Awards), In store Bakery retailer of the year (Bakery Industry Awards).
2016 – Second seafood processing site opens at Grimsby Lakeside
To cope with the growing demand for our quality, fresh, and pre-packed seafood, we opened Grimsby Lakeside, our second seafood processing site, which is three times the size of our first site Pegasus Way and processes over 10,000 tonnes of salmon a year.
2016 – Free From range extended
Responded to market demand and extends Free From range, however we now sell over 400 products in our stores.
2016 – Amazon partnership extension
Amazon and Morrisons extend partnership to launch same day delivery service.