CressCo and Metro Cash & Carry join Confex

Confex has two new members: CressCo and Metro Cash & Carry.

The Cress Company (CressCo) is a fine food distributor based in Dunfermline, Fife.

It started in 2004 from a small lock-up in Perth, with a handful of artisan producers looking for local distribution. Since then, the business has grown to the point that it now delivers thousands of ambient and chilled stock and pre-order lines nationwide from their depots in Dunfermline, Telford, Leighton Buzzard, and Maltby, with further expansion planned for 2023.

Metro Cash & Carry is a Glasgow-based foodservice wholesaler specialising in ethnic and continental produce and also selling a wide range of packaging and cleaning products to its customer base of restaurants, cafes and takeaways.

In its 50th year, Confex is up by 72% in value and 78% in volume year to date, taking it to £3 billion in combined turnover. The new members CressCo and Metro add a further £50 million to this.

Abrar Ahmad, managing director of Metro, commented: “We are particularly excited to join Confex to access the CORE range and work more closely with top suppliers. Metro Cash & Carry are looking forward to adding a variety of fresh lines to our offering and we look forward to working with Confex to grow our business.”

Published Date: November 11, 2022
Category: Wholesale Industry News