Here you'll find out the latest news from Oakhouse Foods. If we have improved our product recipes, introduced exciting new products or have some news to share from our branches across the UK then this is where we'll share it with you.

  1. A day in the life... Colin from Oakhouse Wrexham

    Our drivers across the country work hard to make sure our customers are well looked after, often going above and beyond the call of duty. We spoke to one of our Wrexham drivers to find out more about the day to day life of an Oakhouse driver. Colin has worked at Oakhouse for over 2 years and delivers to Chester, Anglesey, Stoke, Oswestry and surrounding areas. What do you enjoy most about your job? I like being out and about, meeting all different types of people. I have done driving jobs before but at Oakhouse we take time to get to know our customers and have a chat.  It’s funny that my customers in Anglesey tell me I sound English and in Stoke they say I sound Welsh!
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  2. Caring: taking the worry out of mealtimes

    It’s Carers Week, and we’re sharing our top tips for making sure you and the person you care for enjoy a balanced diet. Being a carer for a loved one comes with a whole host of challenges – particularly when it comes to mealtimes. Whether because of illness, disability or becoming less active, many people can find it difficult to eat or find that their dietary needs or appetite have changed. Here a few ways to make mealtimes easier, and help the person you care for get the nutrients they need:
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  3. Start the day right with Oakhouse

    The new Oakhouse Foods home meals range for the winter season is out now, and includes a brand new breakfast range aimed at encouraging those living alone to start their day with a substantial meal. Research has shown that eating a good breakfast provides the body and brain with fuel for the day, and can have long term health benefits too. Featuring 2 new hot porridges and a choice of cooked breakfasts, the Oakhouse selection offers an interesting variety of dishes for customers to choose from.
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  4. Naidex 2015 – only 2 weeks until the UK’s largest homecare event

    We’re getting ready to join over 300 exhibitors who’ll be showcasing the latest products and services to support independent living. Why not come along to the NEC in Birmingham from 28-30 April to find out more about how our home delivered meals could help you? Being able to easily cook and enjoy wholesome meals is such an important part of living well in your own home. With the UK’s largest range of frozen home delivered ready meals – and a friendly, reliable delivery service – we can really help people to live independently for longer.
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  5. Competition winners revealed!

    Congratulations to Jenny Mallinson and Andy Wedge, the lucky winners of £150 each to spend on our summer range! If you didn't win this time, don't forget to follow us on Facebook for more Oakhouse competitions a
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  6. A lifeline for the elderly left without meals on wheels

    New research released this month reveals that the number of vulnerable people receiving meals on wheels from their local council has dropped by nearly two thirds over the last five years. The analysis, based on Freedom of Information requests, estimates that as few as 109,000 now receive meals on wheels compared to 296,000 in 2009/10.
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  7. Oakhouse Appetiser: The Winter Issue

    The latest issue of the Oakhouse Appetiser is out now, packed with articles, reviews and prizes to be won as well as a FREE pull out calendar for 2015! In this issue you’ll find a handy guide on keeping well in the colder weather as well as the must-have recipes everyone is talking about this
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  8. How to Set the Perfect Christmas Table

    Special occasions, like Christmas, are always made more special when the right decorations are in place. You happily decorate the rest of your house, so why stop at your table? Good food, great company and… a disappointing table setting. We’ve all been to dinner parties or restaurants where everything is perfect except for the table display and decorations in the room. Avoid a festive mistake with our quick guide to setting a beautiful and welcoming Christmas spread.
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  9. How to Keep Your Guests Happy this Christmas

    The festive season is upon us! With Christmas meals being planned down to the finest details, many of us are worrying about catering for our guests varying dietary requirements. If you’re worried about creating a million and one different meal plans on Christmas Day then never fear, Oakhouse Foods is here to help! The festive period is traditionally a time of year when people come together. While we all love spending time with loved ones, giving presents and sharing delicious food, sometimes it can be difficult to juggle everyone’s different dietary requirements.
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  10. Train Your Brain to Prefer Healthy Food!

    We’ve all been in a position where the lure of fast food and sugary, salty snacks has been too strong to ignore. That could soon be a thing of a past, if a new study from the USA is to be believed. Would you rather eat a juicy burger or a stick of celery as a treat? For most of us there’s no question! Most of us know that low-fat, low-salt and freshly cooked food is better for us, but we’ve all made bad food choices at one time or another. Scientists at Tufts University have recently published their findings into what makes us crave unhealthy food, and they appear to have discovered the secrets of over-indulgence!
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