Anthony Rowcliffe & Son

For 40 years, Anthony Rowcliffe has been a nationwide distributor of farmhouse speciality cheeses, pates, cooked meats, salamis, fish products, loose olives and infused olive oils and balsamic vinegars. Their famous next day delivery offer and low minimum order thresholds mean that large and small stores alike can order just what they want.

Their mission is to actively pursue new and unique products, in order to remain at the forefront of supply in their field, whilst simultaneously ensuring the survival of traditionally made products. Although Anthony Rowcliffe now imports many quality products, cheese is at the heart of their business. From the very beginning, their aim was to obtain top quality cheeses by forming close relationships with suppliers to ensure traditions are continued. With 650 different types of cheese from 14 provenances, their range includes hand made stiltons, traditional farmhouse cheddars, soft creamy cheeses, creamy and mild blue bries, fruity and rich flavoured goats’ cheeses and firm aromatic cheeses.

How Parcelforce Worldwide has made a difference

For the past 17 years, Anthony Rowcliffe & Son have used Parcelforce Worldwide as their business parcel delivery partner. This has allowed bars, restaurants and retailers around the UK to rely on next day delivery from the company. For the most part, cheeses and other foodstuffs are sent out on an expressAM, or close of business service. Many need to be kept cool, so are despatched in chilled boxes requiring prompt delivery.


Administration is also easy with Parcelforce Worldwide

Anthony Rowcliffe have integrated their IT systems with Parcelforce Worldwide’s so that they can produce labels, track deliveries and hold key data online. That means less paperwork and less hassle for the staff at Anthony Rowcliffe, helping them to use their time more effectively. Anthony Rowcliffe believes Parcelforce Worldwide to be unique because of the breadth of its geographical network. Team that with good rates, along with exceptional service and an excellent relationship with the Account Manager and this distributor of fine foods believes you have the perfect recipe for success.

Why more people choose Parcelforce Worldwide

"Parcelforce Worldwide's prompt delivery and good service is critical to our business."

Rowcliffe — Milton Cowan, Managing Director