Fraud warning

Scam and fraud alerts


We are aware of email scams and attempted fraudulent activity currently being circulated online. Please see below the latest example of this and information on what to do if you believe you have been targeted with Bidfood branded scams.

June 2022:

We have been made aware of a number of attempts by fraudsters to target our customers.  We are focused on protecting your security and so are ensuring that all our customers are contacted.

This latest fraud attempts have stipulated that Bidfood has changed bank details.  This is not accurate, no changes have taken place and you should continue with the same bank details.

If you are unsure or have any queries, then please get in touch with your normal Bidfood contact.


August 2021:

We have been made aware of recent instances of a group of fraudsters targeting hospitality businesses, including Bidfood customers, via an e-mail scam to solicit payments. Emails may looks like the example below and may have been sent from fake “look-alike” email addresses for example, or (a genuine email address will always end in It may even include a mobile number manned by the team behind the fraud. Names we are currently aware have been used include Mark Hewitt, Ross Jones, Jamie Green and Tom Jones.

What to do if you are unsure if an email is genuine:


  1. Please get in touch with your normal Bidfood contact
  2. Do not respond to the email or phone the number in that e-mail
  3. If it is indeed a scam, please report it to the police (we are not able to do this as we are not the recipients)
  4. If you have any further information or examples to share with us, please forward this to


We thank you for your cooperation in trying to root out this criminal activity.

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