Peter Thomas of Peter’s Food Service has died
Meat Management is saddened to report the death of Peter Thomas, founder of pies and pastries business Peter’s Food Service.
Speaking in tribute to Peter current managing director of the company, Mike Grimwood said: “Peter was a humble gentleman, who with his brother Stan, built upon his father’s vision and enthusiasm for the business, developing the highly successful Peter’s company we see today.”
Peter’s father, Thomas ‘Stan’ Thomas, first launched Thomas Pies in the 1950s. In 1970, the family company had moved to its current base in Bedwas, Caerphilly, when it became known as Peter’s Pies.
Grimwood continued: “He never lost his connection to Peter’s and despite his success after leaving the business, he would regularly keep in touch to see how things were and sharing in our successes such as our recent 50th anniversary.
“He will be greatly missed by all of us.”