Wholesale Industry News

Brakes launches five-strong vegan cake range

Date: November 23, 2020Leave a comment

Brakes has launched a new range of vegan cakes, including what is claimed to be the first Vegan Jaffa Cake in foodservice. The selection is designed to help operators capitalise […]

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KeyStore Christmas food bank campaign returns

Date: November 23, 2020Leave a comment

Glasgow-based wholesaler JW Filshill has encouraged KeyStore retailers to support their local food bank in the run-up to Christmas by placing dumpbins in store for customers to donate food and […]

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Sugro strengthens membership with four new recruits

Date: November 23, 2020Leave a comment

Sugro UK has recruited four new members: Connective Pharma, FMCG Trading, Sun Exotic Wholesale and Metropharm. The four new members have added more than £24 million to the turnover of […]

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Bestway offers retailers Jisp shopping app for consumers

Date: November 20, 2020Leave a comment

Bestway Wholesale has announced a partnership with Jisp – an award-winning shopping and payment app – to provide its franchise and symbol retailers with the opportunity to offer their customers […]

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Unitas defends policy after exodus of members

Date: November 20, 2020Leave a comment

Unitas Wholesale has defended its membership policy after five wholesalers announced their decision to leave the group. The wholesalers – CK Wholesale Supplies, Holland Bazaar, O’Reillys, Quayside, and Rayburn Trading […]

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Caterforce appoints new group marketing manager

Date: November 16, 2020Leave a comment

Caterforce has recruited a new group marketing manager. Lucy Boland (right) joins the group from Accord Marketing, an integrated digital marketing agency, where she spent three years as agency director. […]

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Confex members highlight increasing importance of B2C to wholesalers

Date: November 16, 2020Leave a comment

Some 98% of people believe that selling direct to the consumer will become important within wholesale over the next five years. That was the finding in a poll of delegates […]

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Bidfood launches new consumer website and offers free delivery

Date: November 11, 2020Leave a comment

Bidfood has announced the national roll-out of ‘Bidfood at home’, its new consumer shopping platform. The click & collect and home delivery service, first launched in March to help consumers […]

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Brakes charity acts to help hungry children this Christmas

Date: November 10, 2020Leave a comment

Meals & More, the charity started by Brakes, has called on the Government to go even further to help hungry children this Christmas. While welcoming the Government’s announcement of a […]

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Appleby Westward strengthens its executive team

Date: November 10, 2020Leave a comment

Appleby Westward, the regional distribution company for over 300 SPAR stores in the south-west, has announced three new key appointments. Alyn Saunders (right) has joined the business in the newly-created […]

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Turner Price co-founder Trevor Harrison dies

Date: November 10, 2020Leave a comment

It is with regret that we report the death of Trevor Harrison, director of foodservice wholesaler Turner Price. Harrison (pictured) founded Turner Price with his business partner David Gould in […]

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Claire Williams joins Zest Food Partners as marketing director

Date: November 9, 2020Leave a comment

Claire Williams, formerly group marketing manager at Caterforce, has joined Zest Food Partners as marketing director. Williams (pictured) brings to the role specific knowledge of the independent foodservice market and […]

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