Our People

We really love coffee

And we really love our team. We are committed to their professional and personal development, and ensuring that FFI is a great place to work.

Sonja Bentley

Has 25 years’ experience in the food sector, with previous senior commercial positions at Coca-Cola, Budweiser and Nestle. Sonja enjoys strategic leadership and developing people.

Simon Pitt

Simon Pitt

Has worked for FFI for 13 years. He has 30 years’ experience working as an accountant in the financial services, energy and food sectors. He strives to implement and monitor robust internal controls.
Simon Pitt
Geoffrey Garcia

Geoff Garcia

Has worked at FFI for 14 years and during that time has enjoyed the broad range of activities involved in the Supply Chain environment from planning and procurement to warehousing and distribution.
Jenny Breadmore

Jenny Breadmore

Has 23 years’ experience in the Quality Management side of the food industry, with 16 years at FFI. She works closely with suppliers, manufacturing sites and customers to ensure our products are safe, legal and the correct quality.
Jenny Breadmore
Adam Phillips

Adam Phillips

Has 18 years’ experience in Factory management and Health and Safety, with five years’ experience in the food industry. Adam enjoys problem solving and making the workplace safe for all FFI employees.
Austin Sugarman

Austin Sugarman

Has had over 35 years’ experience in the UK coffee industry, 20 years at FFI, and for the last 10 years as Joint Managing Director. Over that time he has built a wide knowledge of the coffee requirements of the UK’s retailers, wholesalers and foodservice operators.
Austin Sugarman

Our Mission, Vision & Values

We are one team sharing our skills, knowledge and experience. We care for our planet, working to reduce emissions, waste and deforestation. We source ethically with respect, integrity and fairness for all. We aim to satisfy and delight our customers everyday
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Mission

To be the best private label supplier. Growing our business with the same honesty and integrity we use to craft our great tasting coffee.

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Vision

Using our coffee expertise, innovation and insight to continuously grow our business delighting both customers and consumers.

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Values

We’re passionate about customers and consumers, and proud of what we do. We’re innovative, constantly searching for new ideas. We value each other and strive to be the best we can in a safe, happy environment.

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Our Global Family

Cafea Group is one of the world’s biggest instant coffee manufacturers.

The CAFEA family is a strong network of companies that share the same heritage and common goals of superior quality, great flavour and highest ethics.
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