Cargo Goes Plastic Free* Fuelled by Paddy and Scott's

Submitted by Wendy Quantrill | 16/04/2018 | Category: catering

Cargo cafe in the University of Suffolk Waterfront Building relaunches Monday 16 April with Paddy and Scott’s coffee, a fresh new look and significant moves towards sustainability.

Both Vertas and Paddy and Scott’s pride themselves on their commitment to sustainability. As proud environment champions Paddy and Scott’s were the first UK coffee company to introduce recyclable coffee packaging as standard across their aromatic range and they’re now proudly one of the first UK high street coffee retailers delivering your flat white in a fully compostable takeaway cup*. Contract caterer Vertas proudly produces 40,000 meals a day, with 72% of their ingredients sourced within 50 miles of Ipswich and virtually everything else is traceable from farm to fork.

Cargo, fuelled by Paddy and Scott’s will be serving freshly made paninis, sausage rolls and scones from Ipswich bakery Sarnivores, significantly reducing food miles and supporting the local economy. Sausages are from Musks in Newmarket, the bacon is from Dingley Dell in Halesworth, sauces are Stokes of Rendlesham and the popular jacket potato offer will continue. The only plastic* will be film on the cardboard salad pots and the plastic dressing pots (the pots are fully recyclable).

Scott Russell, Founder and CEO at Paddy and Scott’s, said:

“Students at the University of Suffolk have one of the best views from which to study and enjoy a post-lecture coffee and I couldn’t be happier that it’ll be a Paddy and Scott’s coffee. We don’t trust just anyone to serve our coffee and I have full confidence that the Vertas team will allow us to fuel ambition together.”

“Paddy and Scott’s have long been friends of Vertas and I’m delighted that we have come together to relaunch Cargo. This landmark building deserves a strong brand, and in Paddy and Scott’s we’ve found a partner which shares our values of sustainability and integrity.”
Keith Buet, Group Operations Director

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