Employee of the Year 2022

Employee of the Year – 2022

This award is designed to reflect and recognise the hard work, dedication and commitment of our staff within the UK.

We are delighted to announce that our winner of the Commodity Centre UK Employee of the Year is Peter Ferdowsian.

Well done, Peter, it was a very close-run vote and the standards for 2022 were extremely high.

It is a great pleasure to share with you all this wonderful news and I hope you will all join me in congratulating Peter.

Long Service Award

Our CEO, Alec Gunn, was extremely pleased to present a Long Service Award to Becky Matlin of the UK team as recognition of her time and commitment to the company.

Alec added “loyal and dedicated employees are the foundation of any successful company and I thank you for your contribution to our ongoing success”.

Congratulations Becky!

Raven Pest Control – Treat

Our Antwerp office were amazed by this beautifully crafted gift from Raven Pest Control, almost too spectacular to eat!

Thank you for your support and we very much look forward to our continued working relationship this year.

Happy Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year from the Commodity Centre Group!
We wish all our clients, colleagues and connections a prosperous, happy and healthy Year of the Rabbit 2023.

Organic Certification

The Commodity Centre team have retained their Organic Certification.

Christmas Jumper Day 2022

Raising money for Save The Children

Celebrating BRC Certification

Great Braxted Celebrates AA Grade

Children In Need 2022

We’re supporting BBC Children in Need and raising funds with our UK team looking Spotacular and holding a raffle.


Cost of Living Crisis

Recognising the cost of living.

The Adventures of Nellie

The clean machine is in full swing now cleaning this season’s cocoa for delivery to the factory.

International Coffee Day

What better way to celebrate International Coffee Day then by supporting our clients with breakbulk vessels.

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Fundraiser in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Challenge Accepted

A weekend of achievements.

The Great Braxted Community Project

Proud to support out community and local projects.

Platinum Membership with Essex Wildlife Trust

We are very pleased to be continuing our long-standing membership with Essex Wildlife Trust.

Long Service Award

UK team recognised for their achievement.

We Welcome a New Customer

We are delighted to add a new customer having secured the supply chain contract with Shaken Udder Ltd.

Employee of the Year

We are delighted to announce that our winner of The Commodity Centre UK Employee of the Year is Vikki Baker.

Celebrating the Queen’s Jubilee

Commodity Centre celebrated the Queen’s Jubilee by providing some special cupcakes to our staff.

Nellie the Elephant

We are pleased to share the latest arrival to join our team is a high-volume Cocoa / Coffee cleaning machine.

Finalist for UKWA Warehouse Manager of the Year Award

We are delighted to share the news that Andy Greaves, Manager of our Braxted operations, has been nominated and is a finalist for the award of UKWA ‘Warehouse Manager of the Year’.

Great Dunmow Soapbox Race

Our Commodity Centre team, supported by our MHE partner Armil were ready to test themselves and their soapbox racer at the soapbox event in Essex.

EP Equipment

Go Green or Go Home! Armill Lift Trucks taking our #gogreen message to the next level with the Commodity Centre Group.

Retiring after 20 Years of Service

Trevor will be greatly missed and we wish him the best of luck for his retirement.

Celebrating 30 Years in Business

We are excited to announce that today marks our 30th Business Anniversary.

Attractive Breakbulk Schemes

With the global shipping price increases Breakbulk has become ever more attractive in recent months.

Carbon Neutral Warehouse Facilities

We are proud to start 2022 carbon neutral in Amsterdam, Antwerp and Great Braxted.

New EP Lithium-Ion Powered Forklifts

Last week we had a delivery of our new EP Lithium-Ion powered forklifts.

Delivering Falcon Terminal

Commodity Centre Group are proud to announce the success of their continued development of the business.

Inaugural NDFTA Event

Great to see some familiar faces at the NDFTA event in London today.

BCA Business Networking Event

We arelooking forward to seeing some of our valued customers this evening at the BCA event.

Our Belgium Company Granted Full AEO Licence

We are proud to share that Commodity Centre Belgium are now an Authorised Economic Operator.

New Amsterdam Warehouse Rises from the Ground

The Commodity Centre team have our bespoke design and build project, in Amsterdam, now out of the ground.

Retained Coveted AA Grade Standard

The Commodity Centre team have retained their coveted AA grade standard for the business.

New 2022 Cocoa Cargo into our Birkenhead Warehouse

Our Liverpool team welcomed the 2021 Cocoa cargo into the new 75,000 sq ft facility in Birkenhead.