Purchasing solutions for Education.

Your education purchasing partner.

Across the country, schools, higher education institutions, and nurseries alike choose AVE as their partner for growth. With established supplier relationships, a rigorous auditing process, and sustainable foundations, they know we can deliver on our promises.

In a confusing purchasing environment, we keep things simple – seeking out the very best deals, and informing your strategy with the latest insights.

This is purchasing, at the top of its game.

Partner With Us

Sustainable sourcing for schools, universities, and nurseries.

The education sector needs a purchasing strategy it can rely on, and we’re the ones to deliver it. Better value for your staff and students, without treading heavily on the communities and environments it impacts.

We take the stress out of a supply chain overhaul, identifying the optimisations that count, and putting them into practice. We’ll handle details, you focus on shaping the minds of tomorrow.

Purchasing for the education sector.

A leaner supply chain for your educational institution is here. Good food, on your students’ plates, all without costing the earth. With years of experience working in the education sector, we’ll achieve the supply chain efficiencies your organisation needs. Save money, boost your sustainability, and keep every stakeholder happy.


Food management consultancy for education.

From fussy eaters to dietary requirements to the latest food trends, getting catering right for the education sector means navigating a host of different considerations. We take the stress out of planning a delicious, wholesome, and cost effective menu, combining specialist experience with a personal approach to achieve an exceptional food service for your institution.

Food Management Consultancy

In-house catering solutions.

Catering can be tricky to go at alone. Why not partner up? Trust us to lend a specialist hand across every aspect of your food operation, and guarantee the best results – safety and sustainability assured.

In-house catering solutions

Other Sectors.


Delivering purchasing value for hospitality businesses across the country.

learn more


A leaner, greener way to buy food and non-food for the UK leisure sector.

learn more

Social care

Purchasing solutions designed with care homes and healthcare in mind.

learn more

Thinking big.

View more

Market Reports

Learn more

Case Studies

Learn more