Wholesale Industry News

JJ Foodservice acquires specialist Asian wholesaler Gatelands Supplies

Date: April 18, 2024Leave a comment

JJ Foodservice has acquired London-based Asian wholesaler Gatelands Supplies. With over two decades of expertise in importing authentic Thai, Chinese, and Japanese goods, Gatelands brings a skilled team dedicated to […]

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Kirsty Cooper to leave Unitas after five months

Date: April 18, 2024Leave a comment

Further to the news that Unitas’s finance director Richard Bone has left the group to join Parfetts as commercial director, Unitas has announced that commercial director Kirsty Cooper is leaving […]

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Bidfood launches Interactive Care Home to offer room-by-room advice

Date: April 18, 2024Leave a comment

With care homes across the UK facing staff shortages and skill challenges, Bidfood has provided an all-in-one immersive support platform through the launch of its Interactive Care Home. This digital […]

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Richard Bone moves from Unitas to Parfetts

Date: April 18, 2024Leave a comment

Parfetts has appointed Richard Bone as commercial director. He will join the business in late summer from Unitas where he was finance director for over three years. Bone (pictured) will […]

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Parfetts has 60 Go Local stores within first year of Birmingham opening

Date: April 15, 2024Leave a comment

Parfetts has marked the first anniversary of its Birmingham depot by reaching the milestone of 60 Go Local stores in the region. The Birmingham-based team of retail development advisors has […]

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Appleby Westward partners with FareShare to fight hunger

Date: April 12, 2024Leave a comment

SPAR South West’s primary distributor Appleby Westward has partnered with FareShare South West and Gregorys Logistics to play a key role in redistributing surplus food to those in need. With […]

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Unitas subscribes to SmartView Convenience market read

Date: April 11, 2024Leave a comment

Unitas has become the first wholesaler or wholesale buying group to sign up to SmartView Convenience (SVC), the market read for independent convenience stores launched in mid 2023 by TWC […]

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Country Range introduces two new varieties of Cookie Pucks

Date: April 11, 2024Leave a comment

Following the successful launch of its Cookie Pucks collection in the summer of 2022, Country Range has introduced two new varieties – Country Range Oat, Lemon & Raisin Cookie Pucks, […]

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Brakes holds prices on more than 7,000 products until October

Date: April 11, 2024Leave a comment

Brakes is holding prices on more than 7,000 products between April and October 2024. The initiative follows a similar campaign last year where Brakes held prices on more than 1,800 […]

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TikTok’s No.1 UK food and drink seller joins Sugro

Date: April 10, 2024Leave a comment

Preplica, which is reported to be TikTok’s No.1 food and drink seller in the UK, has joined Sugro. Based in Caerphilly, Preplica has been trading since March 2021. Its focus […]

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JW Filshill relaunches website to reflect customer needs

Date: April 9, 2024Leave a comment

Glasgow-based wholesaler JW Filshill has relaunched its website – www.filshill.co.uk – to meet the demands of the growing number of tech-savvy retailers joining its KeyStore fascia group. The new design and […]

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GroceryAid commits £1 million fund for school children

Date: April 8, 2024Leave a comment

GroceryAid’s School Essentials Grant is providing £1 million of support for grocery colleagues’ school-aged children this year, after securing funding from The Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust. Now in its fourth […]

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