Heron Foods is a discount food retailer based in the United Kingdom.
Reasons to call the Heron head office contact number:
- To find the location of your nearest Heron store.
- To trace a specific product or brand.
- To apply for a job.
- To find out more information about a product which has been recalled.
- To make a complaint about a product or a customer service experience in store.
|Head Office||0845 603 7300|
|Customer Service||0845 603 7300|
|Complaints||0845 603 7300|
Heron Foods Opening Hours
|Head office||8am-6pm, Monday to Friday|
Heron Foods Head Office Address
|Head Office||Heron Foods Limited
Heron Frozen Foods
Heron has a large range of frozen and chilled foods for you to choose from in store. The retailer buys large volumes of stock from their suppliers and that’s why the products cost less. However, it also means that they sell faster and the same product may not be restocked, so the products and savings can vary from day-to-day. Heron has been purchasing products from the same suppliers for over 30 years, which means they can negotiate the best prices.
Heron Foods Store Locator
You can use the Heron store locator on the website to find your nearest store. There are over 240 Heron stores across the UK, which are mostly located in towns and city centres throughout the North and the Midlands.
Heron Foods Head Office
The Heron Foods head office can be found in Melton, East Yorkshire. You can find the full head office address at the top of this page.
Heron Foods Jobs
Heron is currently in the process of changing how they recruit new staff. If you are looking for a part time sales assistant, cleaner or delivery driver position, you’ll need to visit your nearest store for an application form. Working as a part time sales assistant in a Heron store means that you’ll be offered regular flexible work, where you will work as part of a team in a local community. Working at Heron is an ideal position for students as you can fit the work in around your studies.
If you wish to become a store manager, you can join the company as a retail apprentice. This will give you the chance to earn some money whilst you gain nationally recognised qualifications, with on the job training and a progression programme which takes place over the course of two years. The apprentice programme is designed for people over the age of 16 who are not currently in full-time education.
You can register for job alerts to find out about vacancies within your area.
Heron Foods Opening Times
The opening times of Heron Foods stores will vary depending on the location of the store. The majority of stores open between 8am-8.30am and close at around 5.30-6pm. You’ll also find that some stores are closed on Sundays whereas others are open. The choice to open on a Sunday depends on the location of a store.
Why it is good to buy mostly frozen food:
Heron Foods is acting as part of the Good2Freeze campaign. This means that they can help you make the most of your freezer by providing you with top quality frozen products. Here are some of the benefits of purchasing frozen food:
- Frozen food lasts longer.
- Frozen food costs less.
- Frozen food is quick and easy to make if you are short on time.
- The food is quality because the goodness and vitamins have been frozen in at the point of production.
- Make savings on your weekly budget and make it stretch further.
The Good2Freeze campaign is supported by Birds Eye, a frozen food manufacturer specialising in fish products.
Popular questions about Heron
What are Heron Foods like to work for?
You can get a glimpse into what Heron Foods are like to work for by looking at employee reviews online. On the job search site Indeed, Heron Foods has a rating of 2.8 stars out of 5. Comments from employees include: “easy stores to run but no progression”, “hard work with low wages” and “unrealistic workload”. On the review site Glassdoor, Heron Foods has a rating of 2.3 stars out of 5. Comments on this website include: “weekly pay always paid on time”, “can be difficult to keep on top of stock” and “high turnover of staff”.
Who are Heron Foods?
Heron Foods is a frozen/chilled foods retailer based in the UK. They have over 240 stores across the North and the Midlands.
What time does Heron Foods close?
As mentioned above, there is no standardised time for Heron Foods stores to close. The majority of the stores close between 5.30pm and 6pm.
What do Heron Foods sell?
Heron Foods sell a range of frozen and chilled foods from top brands such as Branston, Heinz Beanz, Kingsmill, Princes, and Whitworth. The everyday grocery items such as bread, milk, and coffee are low priced allowing you to stock up on the essentials for less.
Why is Heron Foods so cheap?
Heron Foods’ products are cheap because they tend to buy in bulk from suppliers in order to negotiate a higher discount on the items, which they can then pass onto customers. The company has also been working with the same suppliers for over 30 years, which means that they have established a friendly working relationship and can liaise with the suppliers for the best discounts.
Heron Foods was founded in 1979 by the Hueck family. In 1981, the decision was made to change the company name to Heron Foods. In 1999, Heron Foods purchased 17 Dawn til Dusk shops after the company went into administration, bringing the total number of stores to over 100. The company is still run by the Hueck family today, namely the sons of the original founding couple.
In 2010, a survey by The Grocer magazine found that Heron Foods was ranked 13th out of 50 independent grocers. In 2012, the company agreed to purchase the Cool Trader chain of shops from Iceland, in a deal which included 54 shops and the Cool Trader head office and depot.
For more about Heron Foods, call the head office using the contact number on this page.