Wholesale Industry News

Judging date set for CCM Chefs’ Own-Brand Awards

Date: July 1, 2020Leave a comment

Cash & Carry Management magazine, in association with the Craft Guild of Chefs, is to judge the CCM Chefs’ Own-Brand Awards 2020 in August and has reopened the scheme for […]

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Job vacancies with Mackenzies Yorkshire Smokehouse

Date: July 1, 2020Leave a comment

Mackenzies Yorkshire Smokehouse, based just outside Harrogate, has three job vacancies: Business Development Manager Sales professional with background in cooked meats, bacon and/or fish. Developing sales of our smoked products […]

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Filshill launches a new KeyStore website to attract new members

Date: July 1, 2020Leave a comment

JW Filshill has launched a new business website https://business.keystore.co.uk/ for its KeyStore symbol group, designed to give prospective retailers information about the fascia. The website provides information on the three […]

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JJ Home launched as a permanent service for consumers

Date: July 1, 2020Leave a comment

JJ Foodservice has introduced JJ Home to offer a range of products to families on a permanent basis. During the pandemic, the JJ team adapted its business with a direct-to-consumer […]

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Unitas and Confex end their association

Date: June 30, 2020Leave a comment

Unitas Wholesale and Confex have ended their association. Confex previously had a ‘group’ membership with Unitas, an arrangement which was originally formed between Landmark Wholesale and Confex and which rolled […]

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Nisa extends warehousing and delivery contract with DHL

Date: June 30, 2020Leave a comment

Nisa Retail has extended its contract with DHL until 2023 for the delivery of goods across three temperature regimes to more than 1,400 retailers. Under the agreement DHL will continue […]

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Blakemore launches Community Cashback Grant scheme

Date: June 30, 2020Leave a comment

AF Blakemore has launched a Community Cashback Grant scheme across its SPAR stores to thank groups that are supporting vulnerable people during the COVID-19 crisis. The company is giving away […]

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Booker first-quarter sales up by 6.1% overall but catering sales down by 32%

Date: June 26, 2020Leave a comment

In the first quarter of the 2020/21 financial year, Booker’s sales increased by 6.1%, including a 0.5% sales contribution from Best Food Logistics, which was acquired in early March. Booker’s […]

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JJ fixes fish prices to support restaurants reopening

Date: June 24, 2020Leave a comment

JJ Foodservice has launched a new fish and seafood brochure with promotional prices fixed for two months to support restaurants reopening on 4 July. Prices include MSC-certified cod from £23.49 […]

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SWA joins Scottish Tourism Recovery Taskforce

Date: June 24, 2020Leave a comment

The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) has been invited to participate in the new Scottish Tourism Recovery Taskforce. Chaired by Fergus Ewing, cabinet secretary for rural economy and tourism, and Jamie […]

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Castell Howell enters consultation with staff about job cuts

Date: June 24, 2020Leave a comment

Castell Howell Foods, the Carmarthenshire-based food wholesaler and processor, has entered into a period of consultation with its employees with regard to potential job cuts. The company, which employs over […]

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Darren Goldney urges government to give wholesalers business rates relief

Date: June 23, 2020Leave a comment

The lack of financial support for wholesalers during the COVID-19 crisis has been highlighted by Darren Goldney, managing director of Unitas Wholesale, in an open letter to the Government. Goldney […]

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