American Pancakes for Pancake Day With Shrove Tuesday just around the corner, we thought that a recipe for American pancakes would be a delicious treat! Ingredients 135g/4¾oz plain flour 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt 2 tbsp caster sugar 130ml/4½fl oz milk 1 large egg, lightly beaten 2 tbsp melted butter [...]
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Emma Harkness Production Worker The start of Emma’s career … Emma’s initial role in our retail store has taken her down a route that she would never have imagined and found a job she loves! In 2002, Emma joined our team in our busy Fisher [...]
Michael Brown Head of Buying The start of Michael's career … Just before his 19th birthday, Michael joined the Pioneer family. His initial role as Coldstore Operative and as a qualified forklift driver involved him loading and unloading delivery vehicles and putting away delivered stock. [...]
Paul Atkinson Area Sales Manager When Paul joined Pioneer straight from leaving school in 1985 he didn’t know that he would have such a varied and enjoyable career. The start of Paul's career … From a delivery driver to working in our shop as [...]
Amy Brown Buying Assistant Amy joined us when she was 15 and still at school, working Saturdays in our warehouse. The start of Amy’s career As soon as she left school at 18, she joined us full-time as an order picker, ensuring that customers’ orders were filled correctly [...]
Xmas Jumper Day fundraising total announced for Eden Valley Hospice This year we celebrated Christmas Jumper Day on Friday 15th December and chose a charity which is close to our hearts, Eden Valley Hospice in Carlisle. We can reveal the grand total of our fundraising efforts is £166. Natalie Bingham, corporate fundraiser for [...]
Kevin Lightfoot Cold Store Manager Kevin joined the Pioneer team straight after leaving school, so it’s the only place he’s ever worked and has plans to stay! The start of Kevin’s career Kevin’s first role was an order picker for frozen foods and meat [...]
Xmas Jumper Day 2017 Once again, we celebrated Christmas Jumper Day with enthusiasm! On Friday 15th December, we all came to work in the smartest Christmas themed jumpers we could find – some even donned inventive pudding and snowmen outfits. This year more [...]
Creating links with a local supplier On Tuesday 10th October many members of our staff visited The Lakes Distillery in Bassenthwaite. We are re-launching a working relationship with the Cumbrian firm. We have stocked their whisky, vodka and gin for some time now, however, we are excited to be launching a new range [...]
Carlisle Living Awards Once again we were proud to help the great city of Carlisle celebrate the best it has to offer! For the fourth year, we sponsored the food and drink category of the Carlisle Living Awards. These awards are independently judged and although, hotly [...]