Over 300,000 people work in the £7 billion commercial sandwich industry
And, thousands of tonnes of ingredients are used – from bread to spreads… For example the BSA estimates the industry annually uses: Tonnes Chicken55,600 Cheese19,900 Egg13,900 Ham12,600 Prawn7,600 Bacon6,300 Tuna5,700 Salmon3,800 Beef2,500
Its in all our interests to protect and build this important industry – but we need your help to do so
By becoming a supplier member of the BSA you are not only helping to fund a body dedicated to protecting the interests of everyone involved but you are also supporting marketing aimed at growing the sector. If we add even 1% growth to this already huge market – everyone (including suppliers) stands to benefit.
And there are also some good commercial reasons for you joining as the Association provides a wide range of benefits for its supplier members. These include…..
Direct Marketing Support Listing and full page advertising on two trade websites - the BSA (www.sandwich.org.uk – which attracts an average of over 6,000 unique visitors every month) and Café Life (www.thecafelife.co.uk – which attracts a further 2,000 unique visitors monthly )www.sandwich.org.ukwww.thecafelife.co.uk Listings in the supplier indexes in both International Sandwich & Snack News and Café Culture magazines (circulation of each is 5,000 every two months); Listing as a member in the International Sandwich & Snack News Annual Directory;
Direct Marketing Support Inclusion on the BSA and Cafe web tender service which is used by sandwich businesses to find new suppliers; The opportunity to attend meetings and events organised by the Association where you can network with and meet potential customers;
Direct Marketing Support As a member you can use and display the Association logo as an endorsement for your business; You will also receive a window sticker and certificate to display in your premises. And, when you join, you will receive a free editorial profile for your business in International Sandwich & Snack News;
Keeping you informed As a supplier member you will also receive free subscriptions to International Sandwich & Snack News and Café Culture magazines for up to five people in their business; Plus regular information about the market and Association through ebulletins throughout the year; And free access to technical and market information on the BSA trade website.