Wholesale Industry News

SPAR Scotland continues partnership with Scottish FA

Date: December 3, 2021Leave a comment

SPAR Scotland is continuing to support women’s and girls’ football in Scotland through its partnership with the Scottish FA for the next two years. The partnership began in 2019 with […]

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Hancocks owner HB Group is rebranded as World of Sweets

Date: December 3, 2021Leave a comment

IB Group, which incorporates Hancocks and Bonds of London, has been rebranded as World of Sweets. The company is the UK’s number one confectionery distributor, importer and wholesaler, supplying thousands […]

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KeyStore spreads festive cheer to food banks and children’s nurseries

Date: December 3, 2021Leave a comment

For the third year in succession, JW Filshill is encouraging KeyStore retailers to support their local food bank in the run-up to Christmas by placing dumpbins in-store for customers to […]

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James Hall donates a year’s supply of hampers to Lancashire Mind

Date: December 3, 2021Leave a comment

James Hall & Co, SPAR wholesaler for the north of England, has kicked off the season of goodwill with a donation of a year’s supply of home starter hampers for charity […]

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Harlech Foodservice recruits a new head of purchasing & marketing

Date: December 3, 2021Leave a comment

Harlech Foodservice has appointed Matt Flynn as head of purchasing & marketing. He takes charge of the wholesaler’s growth into the North West and Midlands from its new base in […]

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Country Range announces its awards for members and suppliers

Date: December 3, 2021Leave a comment

The Country Range Group celebrated the work of its members and suppliers at its annual ‘An Evening With’ event, held at the Barbican Centre, London. Compered by comedian Russell Kane, […]

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Hunt’s Foodservice rebrands as Hunt’s Food Group

Date: December 2, 2021Leave a comment

Hunt’s Foodservice has rebranded to become Hunt’s Food Group to reflect its diversification and plans for the future. While foodservice still represents more than half of the business, the wholesaler […]

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Mevalco introduces Extrem Ibérico hams for wholesalers and retailers

Date: November 29, 2021Leave a comment

Spanish fine food importer and wholesaler Mevalco is working in partnership with Extrem to bring retailers and wholesalers the best of Spanish hams in time for Christmas. Extrem is located […]

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Unitas launches Christmas beers, wines and spirits guide

Date: November 29, 2021Leave a comment

Unitas Wholesale has launched a Christmas beers, wines & spirits ‘Focus On’ guide to help independent retailers maximise the opportunity that seasonal drinks present at this key time of the […]

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Boost Drinks announces winner of Local Legends competition

Date: November 29, 2021Leave a comment

Boost Drinks has announced the winner of its ‘Local Legends’ competition. Julie Kaur, of Jules Convenience in Telford, won the top prize of £20,000. Selected from nearly 200 entries across […]

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FWD announces winners of 2021 Gold Medal Awards

Date: November 26, 2021Leave a comment

The FWD announced the winners of its 2021 Gold Medal Awards last night (25 November) at Old Billingsgate, London. Wholesaler awards: Retail Wholesaler: Parfetts Foodservice Wholesaler: Creed Foodservice Smaller Wholesaler: […]

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Nick Redford of Zest Food Partners wins Start-Up Entrepreneur award

Date: November 25, 2021Leave a comment

Nick Redford, strategy director of Zest Food Partners, has been named Start-Up Entrepreneur of the Year for the North West at the 2021 Great British Entrepreneur Awards. Launched in 2012, […]

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