Green Hull business wins Farm Shop Business

As the spring cleaning season draws closer, we’re delighted to share some good news with you – here’s our latest press release;

Hull business Bio-D is celebrating after winning a contract to supply a prestigious West Yorkshire farm shop with environmentally friendly and hypoallergenic cleaning products.

Sutton Fields based Bio-D is supplying Keelham Farm Shop with 19 best selling lines including Washing Up Liquid, Glass and Mirror Spray, Toilet Cleaner and Disinfectant.

Bio-D MD Lloyd Atkin is delighted to win the new business and said; “Keelham is one of the biggest Farm Shops in Yorkshire and we’re proud to supply them.  We identify with their ethos of supporting local producers and look forward to making our products available to more consumers in West Yorkshire.”

Bio-D manufactures environmentally responsible cleaning and laundry products that are UK made, effective, biodegradable and hypoallergenic.  They are produced from sustainable, naturally derived raw materials and do not contain petrochemicals, chlorine or optical brighteners.  All of the Bio-D range is suitable for use with septic tanks and are BUAV and Vegan Society approved.

In addition to Keelham Farm Shop, Bio-D products are sold in independent health food shops, Booths, Oxfam, Comet and on line retailers including Ethical SuperstoreGoodness Direct, CLF and Spirit of Nature and Big Green Smile.


Expansion plans prompts recruitment

We’re pleased to be able to share our latest press release with you;

Leading green cleaning products business Bio-D is expanding its team with the recruitment of an Operations Manager

Roy Tanton from Beverley has been recruited to the new position to help the Hull based business to review policies and procedures and to improve manufacturing efficiencies at its Sutton Fields site.

Roy gained his operations management experience at home with Anglia Oils (now AAK UK) and BR Pharmaceuticals and abroad in Madagascar and Papua New Guinea where he commissioned new plants and delivered workforce training.

Of the appointment, Roy said; “It’s a really exciting time to be joining the team at Bio-D and I look forward to helping them to deliver their growth objectives.”

MD Lloyd Atkin is equally happy with the appointment; “We’re very pleased that Roy has joined us and look forward to benefitting from his considerable expertise.”

When he’s not working, Roy follows Leeds United and enjoys walking his white German Shepherd Dylan.

Bio-D is owned by Sara Holtby and Lloyd Atkin who bought the business in March 2010 from founder Mike Barwell.  Roy’s appointment takes the number of staff up to 8.