Wholesale Industry News

The DBC Group signs up to Sugro

Date: July 1, 2024Leave a comment

The DBC Group has joined Sugro. Previously known as The Discount Brand Company, The DBC Group is based in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire. It has been trading since February 2013, supplying a […]

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Rowan International is eighth wholesaler to join Confex this year

Date: July 1, 2024Leave a comment

Confex has added another wholesaler – Rowan International – to its membership. This takes the number of new recruits for 2024 to eight and takes the total number of members […]

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Caterfood Buying Group acquires Turner Price

Date: July 1, 2024Leave a comment

Caterfood Buying Group – part of Bidcorp UK – has announced the acquisition of Turner Price for an undisclosed sum. Having opened its doors in 1992, Turner Price now offers […]

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JW Filshill restructures and expands commercial team

Date: July 1, 2024Leave a comment

Glasgow-based wholesaler JW Filshill has restructured its commercial team and appointed two new category buyers. Kyle Byers joins Filshill as category buyer for non-food and pet categories while Stuart Auld […]

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Bidfresh names Andy Farnworth as its new managing director

Date: June 25, 2024Leave a comment

Bidfresh has appointed Andy Farnworth as its new managing director. From 1 July, he will replace Brian Hall, who will retire this summer after nearly 20 years at the company. […]

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‘We’re very much in demand’ – Martin Ward of Country Range Group

Date: June 24, 2024Leave a comment

In the year to date, Country Range Group is trading 20% up on the same period last year, and in May it had a record trading month at £82 million, […]

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Parfetts celebrates Employee Ownership Day across its depots

Date: June 21, 2024Leave a comment

Employees and retail customers of Parfetts celebrated Employee Ownership (EO) Day on 21 June across the C&C/wholesaler’s network of eight depots. The annual event was marked with free food and […]

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Lioncroft CEO Jason Wouhra appointed chancellor of Aston University

Date: June 21, 2024Leave a comment

Lioncroft Wholesale CEO Jason Wouhra has been appointed Chancellor of Aston University. Wouhra, who was awarded an honorary doctorate for his contribution to entrepreneurship and business development by the Birmingham-based […]

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Sysco GB sponsors Pride Ashford as part of month-long Pride programme

Date: June 20, 2024Leave a comment

Sysco GB is sponsoring Ashford’s first-ever Pride celebration. Sysco company Brakes has been a prominent business in Ashford for around 50 years, and is committed to supporting diversity, which makes […]

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JJ Foodservice launches community directory to boost volunteering

Date: June 20, 2024Leave a comment

JJ Foodservice has launched a Community Friends Directory, aimed at encouraging volunteering among employees by listing local charities near every branch. The initiative supports the company’s commitment to have a […]

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SWA Achievers 2025 open for entries

Date: June 19, 2024Leave a comment

Entries are now open for the Achievers awards 2025. Created by the Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA), the Achievers awards recognise outstanding performance across the wholesale trade in Scotland and are […]

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Dominic Hall elected president of SPAR International

Date: June 17, 2024Leave a comment

Dominic Hall, joint managing director of James Hall & Co, has been elected president of SPAR International. The announcement was made at the 67th International SPAR Congress, which took place […]

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