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2001

Portfolio Partners Ltd was founded

Portfolio was born from dips. Our MD, Adrian spotted an opportunity in travel retail. He sold 3 dips to 3 different airlines and the rest was history.

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2002

Ambient snack box

Portfolio developed and launched the first ever ambient snack box onboard easyJet.

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2003

Pringles took to the skies

We launched the first mini pot of  Pringles into the air. 15 years on, this snack is now synonymous with flying.

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2003

Martin joined Portfolio

Our Business Development Manager Martin joined the Portfolio family.

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2005

Nicola joined Portfolio

Our Business Development Manager Nicola joined the Portfolio family.

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2007

McVitie’s became part of our Portfolio

The biscuit and confectionary giant McVitie’s joined our brand Portfolio.

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2008

McVitie’s & Mars collaboration

We worked with McVities and Mars to bring the Mars Muffin to the travel market. This became an overnight favourite.

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2009

We got listed on RyanAir

We got our first product listed on board Ryanair and have been working with the largest airline in Europe since!

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2010

Ambient Ready Meals

We brought the first ambient ready meals to the travel market, meaning hot meals could be served on board short haul flights.

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2010

First kids box in travel

We developed and launched the first kids snack box on board.

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2011

Mark joined Portfolio

Mark became our Financial Director.

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2012

Gold Sponsors of ISPY

We became Gold sponsors of the prestigious ISPY event. 

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2012

Jess joined Portfolio

Jess joined the Portfolio family as our Supplier and Product expert.

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2013

Launched crew training & events

We launched our Crew Training programme, benefitting both customers and suppliers.

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2014

Move to Waltham

We moved to Waltham Court, to our lovely offices in leafy Berkshire.

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2015

Jenny joined Portfolio

We started using Agile HR, and Jenny became our HR Manager.

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2016

Partnership with Retail in Motion

We started our working partnership with RiM. They’re often our means of distribution and our sourcing partners.

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2016

Sheelagh joined Portfolio

Sheelagh joined Portfolio as our Head of Commercial Strategy.

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2017

Lizzy joined Portfolio

Lizzy joined the team as our Sales & Marketing Assistant.

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2017

Ventured into the Rail Industry

With a view to expand - Portfolio now operate within the rail sector. 

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2018

Expanding business in the Middle East

Portfolio have been on Middle Eastern road trips this year, looking to expand our business further.

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2018

16th year exhibiting at World Travel Catering Exhibition

This was our 16th consecutive year at the show, formally known as International Travel Catering Association.

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2018

Michele joined Portfolio

Michele joined Portfolio as our in-house Finance Assistant.