Magenta, established in 1992, is a company based on the philosophy of consistent and never ending improvement. Formerly known as Midland Catering Supplies we re-branded to Magenta (UK) Ltd as we celebrated our 21st Anniversary in May 2013. We employ 38 people at our Head Office site.We supply and stock over 7000 different disposable product lines offering our varied catering client base, a one stop shop for quality catering disposables, paper hygiene and janitorial/cleaning chemicals, light and heavy equipment, uniform and protective clothing. In early 2008 The SOCIUS Network was formed as a new consortium which would represent Independent Distributors of non-food products to the Foodservice sector.The SOCIUS Network is an association of well-respected and established Independent Distributors covering all of the UK who seek to promote the benefits of purchasing goods, contract distribution and services together.In April 2003 Magenta was involved in the launch of the F P A - Food Packaging Association. The FPA brings together manufacturers and distributors of packaging used to serve and prepare food and beverages on the go with the UK’s hospitality industry. Their aim is to raise standards with regard to packaging safety, environment and in-use performance.