Fairway Foodservice to join Landmark in New Year

Fairway Foodservice is joining Landmark Wholesale from 1 January 2018.

Fairway Fairway Foodservice, with 20 members across the UK, Ireland and Spain, becomes Landmark’s 39th member, taking Landmark’s total member depots to more than 100 and its foodservice sales to £1.7 billion per year.

Founded in 1984 by five frozen food wholesale distribution companies, Fairway Foodservice has grown from a collective turnover of £7 million in 1984 to £650.5 million in 2016.

Chris Binge: ‘There are mutual benefits to be achieved.’

Chris Binge: ‘There are mutual benefits to be achieved.’

Chris Binge, Fairway Foodservice’s managing director, commented: “Landmark Wholesale is well known in the sector for the fantastic support it offers its members, so we look forward to working with them to drive our members’ businesses forward.

“Maintaining competitiveness in the changing landscape of food wholesaling is important and there are mutual benefits to be achieved from the collective knowledge, experience and skills of the two management teams working closely together. The benefits of this collaboration will enable both groups to use scale to share best practice and to improve efficiencies.”

John Mills, Landmark Wholesale’s managing director, added: “Fairway Foodservice is a professionally run buying group with an excellent reputation. It will complement our continued strategy for building a strong catering and foodservice proposition for independent foodservice wholesalers.”

Tel: Landmark Wholesale (01908) 255300

Published Date: December 6, 2017
Category: Wholesale Industry News