Foo Go

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Foo Go
food manufacturer
Founded2001
FounderGeorge Robinson[1]
Headquarters,
ProductsSandwiches and buns
OwnerGreencore Food to Go
Number of employees
low hundreds
ParentGreencore Group
Websitefoo-go.com

Foo Go is a brand used by Greencore Group plc which makes pre-packed sandwiches and other convenience food. Their products are now sold in over 150 individual retailers in the UK, including WH Smith stores. In its first three years of operation, the company had a turnover of £7 million.[2]

It was sold to Greencore Group plc in 2009 for £4.4m.

The firm has a "zero waste" environment policy and has used water-based boards, inks and coatings with packet windows made from 100% cornstarch instead of the normal oil-based inks and a plastic film since its founding in 2001,[3] so as to make the packet totally biodegradable.[2][4][5]

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  1. ^ Mesure, Susie (August 29, 2006). "WH Smith to put sandwiches on the menu". The Independent/Bnet.
  2. ^ a b "Wrappers have a short life". guardian.co.uk. October 11, 2004. Retrieved 2008-03-26.
  3. ^ "On a sandwich course: what is FooGo's secret of success? | Goliath Business News". Goliath.ecnext.com. 2005-05-28. Retrieved 2011-06-30.
  4. ^ Best, Kathryn (2006), Design management: managing design strategy, process and implementation, AVA Publishing, p. 177, ISBN 978-2-940373-12-3
  5. ^ "Environmentally profitable". BBC News. 21 January 2005.