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Arthur David's heritage

Heritage

Welcome to the family that is Arthur David, Food with Service!

The company was founded in 1962 and although three generations of the “David” family are involved you don’t have to be a “David” to feel and be a part of things, we consider each and every one of our team to be part of the family too…and if you’re a customer that includes you!

Many of our customers have been with us since our earliest days and we really think of them as both friends and family. Ultimately we all share the same goal, to give our customers, whoever they are, the very best service experience…so, as we said above, welcome to our family, and we hope you enjoy getting to know us…

 

The story so far…

Arthur David is a Somerset man born and bred. He started his working life in farming, but moved to the big city of Bristol to marry Diana and joined her family in their fresh produce business. It wasn’t long before he realised that he’s found his niche in Fruit and Veg. and in 1962 he branched out on his own with A. David and Co.

After several years based in central Bristol Arthur was able to realise a dream, to return to his rural roots and move the business back to the beautiful Chew Valley, where the company is now. The move not only gave the business a new base, it allowed the company to grow its own produce, often supplying products unavailable at market. Since then the company has grown continuously, with Arthur always looking for the next product or service to offer his customers.  He was the first in the region to offer prepared vegetables and the company now has a state of the art preparation plant in Bishop Sutton. It’s said that you can’t go 10 minutes in Bristol without seeing one of our brightly liveried delivery vans!

Arthur’s core value of exceptional customer service is one that Phil David, Arthur’s son, continues to hold to. Phil has inherited his father’s entrepreneurial ability and is quick to introduce game changing innovations to ensure the business is offering its customers just what they want. Recently this been seen in the introduction of an extensive range of Fine Foods, with clients being able to place orders for next day delivery up to 11pm.

Phil ensures that the business operates to the highest standards. He recognises that great people deliver great service, and he’s built a strong team to ensure that A David (recently renamed Arthur David, Food with Service Ltd.) remains the industry leader, worthy of its founder and of the BRC A Grade accreditation it carries. Jon Evans, joint MD with Phil, shares Phil’s passion for customer service, even having the company’s mantra, “Leave it with us” tattooed on his arm!

If you’re looking for advice, innovation or just great service, give us a call and…

“Leave it with us”

Customers Comments

Arthur David has been working with Babington House for many years and have continuously provided us with a fantastic service. Their seasonal produce is always excellent and is always here on time. Overall a very reliable company. Massive thanks to Steve for all your help and patience!

Babington House

2016-06-14T10:32:58+00:00

Babington House

Arthur David has been working with Babington House for many years and have continuously provided us with a fantastic service. Their seasonal produce is always excellent and is always here on time. Overall a very reliable company. Massive thanks to Steve for all your help and patience!

In addition to all the products I need being available and delivered to me next day if I need additional lines, whether it's fresh Fruit & Veg or fine foods, it will be delivered to me that same day. Good quality produce with service levels to match.


Westonbirt School

2016-06-13T10:27:19+00:00

Westonbirt School

In addition to all the products I need being available and delivered to me next day if I need additional lines, whether it's fresh Fruit & Veg or fine foods, it will be delivered to me that same day. Good quality produce with service levels to match.

Arthur David has a comprehensive and wide range of products, including finest fresh fruit & vegetables from Rungis markets in Paris and Italy. This is in addition to quality fine foods and over 200 cheeses to choose from. And all this product is available 6 days a week and next day delivery. This is just the level of service we require to meet our needs.

Kingswood School-Bath

2016-06-13T10:21:26+00:00

Kingswood School-Bath

Arthur David has a comprehensive and wide range of products, including finest fresh fruit & vegetables from Rungis markets in Paris and Italy. This is in addition to quality fine foods and over 200 cheeses to choose from. And all this product is available 6 days a week and next day delivery. This is just the level of service we require to meet our needs.
Very pleased with quality of produce.

Dunkirt Memorial House

2016-03-23T10:53:38+00:00

Dunkirt Memorial House

Very pleased with quality of produce.
Very happy with Arthur David across all aspect of the business from booking my order to querying products.

Peterstone Court

2016-03-23T10:44:35+00:00

Peterstone Court

Very happy with Arthur David across all aspect of the business from booking my order to querying products.
Very happy, if we ever have an issue I know our rep will be able to sort it out straight away.

Castle of Comfort

2016-01-28T16:55:36+00:00

Castle of Comfort

Very happy, if we ever have an issue I know our rep will be able to sort it out straight away.
Happy with the range of products Arthur David supply us.

Bishopstow College

2016-01-28T16:54:59+00:00

Bishopstow College

Happy with the range of products Arthur David supply us.
Happy with the service Arthur David provide.

Orchardleigh House

2016-01-28T16:54:25+00:00

Orchardleigh House

Happy with the service Arthur David provide.
Keep up the good standard you have set.

Forde Abbey

2016-01-28T16:53:34+00:00

Forde Abbey

Keep up the good standard you have set.
Best driver we have ever had! Great Service.

Palmers Garden Centre

2016-01-28T16:51:55+00:00

Palmers Garden Centre

Best driver we have ever had! Great Service.
The quality and service Arthur David is fantastic, I’m impressed with the option for a second delivery that day. Really happy with Arthur David, they are the most consistent supplier.

Royal Crescent

2016-01-28T16:51:13+00:00

Royal Crescent

The quality and service Arthur David is fantastic, I’m impressed with the option for a second delivery that day. Really happy with Arthur David, they are the most consistent supplier.
Veg is excellent quality every time

Halfway House

2016-01-28T16:45:53+00:00

Halfway House

Veg is excellent quality every time
Our Area manager Neil is exceptional and great at his job, he always looks after us.

The Wellesley Arms

2016-01-28T16:45:19+00:00

The Wellesley Arms

Our Area manager Neil is exceptional and great at his job, he always looks after us.
Our regular driver is very helpful and efficient.

Moonraker

2016-01-28T16:43:31+00:00

Moonraker

Our regular driver is very helpful and efficient.
Extremely happy with the driver, very helpful with bringing the goods in.

Manor House, Crickhowell

2016-01-28T16:39:23+00:00

Manor House, Crickhowell

Extremely happy with the driver, very helpful with bringing the goods in.
Provide very good prepared vegetables, will most definitely use again.

Lansdown Arms

2016-01-28T16:32:59+00:00

Lansdown Arms

Provide very good prepared vegetables, will most definitely use again.
I’m extremely happy with Arthur David and the service they provide.

Greyhound

2016-01-28T16:31:21+00:00

Greyhound

I’m extremely happy with Arthur David and the service they provide.
All issues are addressed and dealt with efficiently.

The Crown Devises

2016-01-28T16:30:47+00:00

The Crown Devises

All issues are addressed and dealt with efficiently.
Customer Care are an excellent team, who go above and beyond.

Fernhill Farm

2016-01-28T16:23:29+00:00

Fernhill Farm

Customer Care are an excellent team, who go above and beyond.
The Best Supplier I have ever dealt with.

Norton House

2016-01-28T16:29:42+00:00

Norton House

The Best Supplier I have ever dealt with.

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