Wholesale Industry News

‘Celebrate Wholeale’ event raises thousands for charity

Date: March 22, 2022Leave a comment

More than £46,000 is expected to be raised for Every Well Water Foundation following the ‘Celebrate Wholesale’ charity dinner organised by Time Wholesale. In addition, £5,000 is being donated to […]

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Brakes introduces ‘mess-free’ Bikini Prawns

Date: March 22, 2022Leave a comment

Brakes has launched Bikini Prawns, offering a new mess-free way to eat prawns. Bikini Prawns are a new innovation for the UK market. The centre of each prawn is expertly […]

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Blakemore trials electric truck with 130-mile range

Date: March 22, 2022Leave a comment

AF Blakemore is trialling an electric truck at its Willenhall distribution centre. The week-long trial involves a 19-tonne Electra e-Cargo refrigerated rigid vehicle, which can travel up to 130 miles […]

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SPAR Scotland extends free fruit initiative to independent SPAR stores

Date: March 22, 2022Leave a comment

SPAR Scotland is continuing its support of the Healthy Living Programme (HLP) by giving out free free fruit to children at five independent SPAR stores. The promotion is running on […]

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Nisa supports the Government’s ‘Better Health’ campaign

Date: March 14, 2022Leave a comment

Nisa Retail is supporting the ‘Better Health’ campaign from the Department of Health and Social Care. The NHS Food Scanner App allows shoppers to scan products and find healthier alternatives, […]

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Sterling Supergroup raises £7,790 for DEC Ukraine Appeal

Date: March 11, 2022Leave a comment

At Sterling Supergroup’s annual spring show and dinner on 7 March, the 100 or so guests donated £3,895 for the DEC (Disasters Emergency Committee) Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal. This amount was […]

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Brakes helps customers to cut through calorie labelling legislation

Date: March 10, 2022Leave a comment

Brakes has created a range of resources to help customers understand how the new calorie labelling legislation impacts their business. The rules, which take effect from 6 April in England […]

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James Hall promotes its career opportunities externally and internally

Date: March 10, 2022Leave a comment

Welcoming four digital T Level students and engaging with colleges on career opportunities are two of the ways that James Hall & Co is celebrating National Careers Week 2022. T […]

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Ukraine: charities encourage product donations via Global Hand

Date: March 10, 2022Leave a comment

Wholesalers wishing to donate products in response to the Ukraine crisis are encouraged to offer their help through https://www.globalhand.org/en/documents/ukraine Charities that usually prefer financial donations refer companies wishing to donate […]

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Unitas announces awards with special accolade for Suszczenia

Date: March 10, 2022Leave a comment

Greg Suszczenia, former joint managing director of Parfetts, was presented with an Outstanding Achievement award at the Unitas Wholesale annual member awards last night (9 March). Suszczenia, who has worked […]

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STL strengthens its pre-sales technical support team

Date: March 9, 2022Leave a comment

STL has announced that Tony Wilkinson has joined its pre-sales technical support team. Wilkinson (pictured) has worked for nearly three decades in the wholesale IT sector, including with Riva and […]

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Unitas appoints Cheryl Hope as director of trading & development

Date: March 9, 2022Leave a comment

Unitas Wholesale has appointed Cheryl Hope to the newly-created role of director of trading & development. She will join the group in June. Hope is currently head of trading (foodservice) at […]

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