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January Newsletter 2018


Welcome to Our January Newsletter


GM Update

Firstly I would like to wish you all a happy and prosperous 2018, I am looking forward to the new year with excitement and positive energy, 2018 is looking like its going to be a good one!

CCI are close to finalising the Grocery and Fruit and Veg tenders, news will be posted soon on which suppliers have been successful in each of these categories, look out for email updates.

CCI has now finalised the benchmarking project with Dominant Chemicals in the cleaning and sanitising category. This has resulted in high use products having a price reduction and industry wide price increases kept to a minimum, along with values adds such as hygiene and dishwashing tests, free trigger bottles, plus online and face to face training. CCI have now signed a 3 year agreement with Dominant with options for two one year extensions. CCI look forward to working with Dominant over the next three years to further strengthen the offering to CCI members.

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome Carolyn Rayner whom is filling Skye’s maternity leave role for the next six months. Carolyn has extensive knowledge in business development and marketing and has worked with national brands such as Nissan Motor Co. National Pharmacies and Target Australia. Skye will be introducing Carolyn over the next week or so baby permitting, CCI welcome Carolyn to the role.

Please also join me in wishing Skye a wonderful time off with her new addition to the family, we look forward to meeting Skye’s baby over the coming months.

Remember to save the date, 16th of February is the CCI trade day being held at the Entertainment Centre, I look forward to seeing you there.


Ellis Wilkinson
CCI Group Purchasing
PS: Keep an eye out for our refreshed look in February’s newsletter.

Save the Date:

CCI Trade Day
16th of February 2018
Adelaide Entertainment Centre

“All CCI Suppliers in one location”

Free carparking and Public transport from the CBD
Catering provided
Please RSVP by 5th of February 2018 to:

Barker Boy Fresh

Barker Boy Fresh

Happy New Year to all CCI Members from the management and staff of Barker Boy Fresh.

Summer salads from our pre-prepared salad range are ideal for a family or a crowd. When the hot weather or a change in menu arrives, choose from traditional favourites or new contemporary flavours and ingredients.

Ask our team for ways to make life in the kitchen a little easier. We have mixes ready-to-cook for soups, roasts, stir-fries and frittatas….let’s not forget pasty mixes. Let us know what you’re preparing and there’s every chance we have a mix that’s ready to go, saving you more time in the kitchen especially if you have kitchen staff on leave.

Wishing you all a safe holiday period.

Flavour Creations

Flavour Creations

Flavour Creations expands their ice cream range with new chocolate flavour.

Ice cream does more than delight our senses — it transports us back to our childhoods.

Their deliciously smooth new Chocolate-flavoured Ice Cream - that’s unbelievably freeze-thaw stable - will take people with dysphagia on a trip down memory lane.

Chocolate Ice Cream

Unlike other ice creams, our latest innovative offering is a Level 900 consistency and amazingly remains at a Level 900 viscosity when defrosted. Using all natural colours and flavours, each portion-controlled 120 g shelf stable cup provides 3 kcal per gram.

Flavour Creations' Ice Cream is suitable for use in aged care settings and hospitals as it is shelf stable, portion controlled and ready to eat.

12 Month Shelf Life
3 kcal per gram
Contains No Less Than 10% Milk Fat
Gluten & GMO Free
Level 900 Viscosity When Thawed
No Artificial Colours or Flavours
Nut & Soy Free

Now available in three delicious flavours, Vanilla, Strawberry and Chocolate.

To order, please call Flavour Creations Business Managers:
Virginia Smith: 0488 444 890
Jo Newman: 0429 538 110
Or order online with CH2 Direct.



January Specials

060149 1K(5) Sweet Chilli Tenders Inghams

021631 1K(6) Chicken Breast Wedges Steggles

052178 1K(6) Chicken Garlic Kiev Balls Steggles

050569 3K Crispy Battered Flathead I&J

014007 1K(5) Crumbed Squid Rings I&J

257200 5K 110/130 Hoki Loins Independent

209562 3KX5 Tomato Crushed in Pouch John Bull

089103 *110GX72 Pre-cooked Lamb Rissole
Angel Bay

247633 85GX20(3) Aussie Classic Beef Burger Culinary Select

061712 2.3K(3) Bolognese Lasagne Pasta Casa Della

084271 6X12 Entertainment Pack (24 Pies, 24 S/Roll & 24 Pasties)

049864 20GX60(4) Petite Pavlova Gluten Free Country Chef

253227 4CMX48(6) Mixed Choc Raspberry Lamington Priestleys

080113 100GX12 97% Fat Free Mango Frozen Yoghurt Bulla

080114 100GX12 97% Fat Free Strawberry Frozen Yoghurt Bulla



These specials end 26 Jan 2018. Call PFD on 131 733 to purchase today.



To view the latest CH2 Baremedical Glove flyer, click here.

Air Liquide

Air Liquide

Air Liquide Healthcare’s integrated cylinder solutions provides medical facilities and healthcare professionals with innovative, safe and economic options. Our TAKEO2 and Presence cylinders are ideal solutions for safer and easier use of medical oxygen.

TAKEO2, a major innovation in the medical oxygen field, is the first cylinder on the market with a digital gauge to display the remaining time of oxygen. TAKEO2 are ready-to-use medical oxygen cylinders with a built-in pressure regulator, an ergonomic cap, flow meter, and a digital contents gauge.

The ergonomic design and new functionalities provide superior benefits in terms of:
Greater patient safety
Time optimization
Improved ease-of-use
Faster oxygen set up
Cost efficiency

Air Liquide are:
1 Reliable: You can depend on them to provide you with reliable equipment and services to meet your needs
2 Customised: They supply a complete range of medical gas equipment and services to suit your requirements
3 Experienced: As one of the world's largest suppliers of industrial, medical and specialty gases you will find Air Liquide on every continent in the world.

Alsco First Aid

Alsco First Aid

With over 150 years of experience, we’ve nailed our first aid managed rental service.

With 48,000 businesses relying on Alsco daily, the quality of our service speaks for itself. Take advantage of Alsco’s first aid rental service to save time and money, avoid hefty WH&S fines, and keep your workplace safe, healthy and happy.

Alsco’s First Aid Rental Services are:
Serviced and refilled and checked for WH&S compliance each quarter – at no extra cost
Fool-proof – products are stored in sturdy, colour-coded modules for ease of use
Regularly checked for WH&S compliance using an electronic tracking system
Cashflow-friendly – charged at one, all-inclusive annual fee – that’s it!

Your business is unique. That’s why Alsco provides a wide range of first aid rental services. We’ll supply you with First Aid Kits, Defibrillators, Eyewash Stations, and even provide your business with our expert Managed Training Services. We don’t just supply your kits.– you’ll benefit from an all-encompassing rental solution to your first aid needs. For further information, please don’t hesitate to contact us.



COS would like to wish all CCI Members a Happy New Year and look forward to working with all CCI Members in 2018.

With over 21,000 products available, their range includes:
General Stationery
Kitchen & Catering
Print & Promo Products
Furniture & Fitouts
& much more.

COS continues to support the community by donating 15% of all profits made to the Lyone foundation where they have most recently given $19,000 to the Gold Foundation in Unley.

For the convenience of our CCI members we have created a dedicated registration link, where you can quickly open an account and begin ordering according to competitive CCI pricing.

Click here to register.

To speak with someone at COS, please contact your local Senior Account Manager Steven Aspinall via, or by calling 0466 745 968.

Abbott Nutrition

Abbott Nutrition

Ensure Plus Crème is a complete, balanced high energy, pudding style supplement, designed for people at risk of disease related malnutrition.

To view their brochure, click here.




CCI Group Purchasing
1300 559 318