St Pierre unveils individually-wrapped bakery range for on the go

Date: September 30, 2020Leave a comment

St Pierre has launched a range of individually-wrapped bakery goods for on the go. Coffee shop closures due to Coronavirus fuelled strong demand for takeaway purchases, with a 13% rise […]

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‘Do not overlook the high margins’ – Gavin Anderson of Republic Technologies

Date: September 30, 2020Leave a comment

Gavin Anderson (pictured), general sales manager of Republic Technologies (UK), advises wholesalers on making the most of the tobacco accessories category. What proportion of your business goes through the cash […]

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‘Better than you think’ campaign focuses on Rustlers’ quality credentials

Date: September 30, 2020Leave a comment

Kepak has launched a national marketing campaign for Rustlers as part of a strategy to shift perceptions of the brand. ‘Better Than You Think’ puts the brand’s quality credentials at […]

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Country Range Group leaves Unitas Wholesale

Date: September 29, 2020Leave a comment

Country Range Group is leaving Unitas Wholesale, effective from 1 January 2021. Darren Goldney, managing director of Unitas, and Coral Rose, managing director of The Country Range Group, issued a […]

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JJ Foodservice moves up 21 places in the Sunday Times Top Track 250

Date: September 29, 2020Leave a comment

JJ Foodservice has moved up 21 places to 109 in the Sunday Times Top Track 250 list, which ranks Britain’s mid-sector private growth companies by sales.  JJ has 11 UK […]

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Millbrook Dairy Company launches 1057 Scottish cheddar brand

Date: September 29, 2020Leave a comment

Millbrook Dairy Company has launched 1057, a premium, extra-mature Scottish cheddar brand. Named after the date when one of the last of the Celtic Kings – King MacBeth – lost […]

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Spirit Cartel signs up Worthy Park range of five rums

Date: September 25, 2020Leave a comment

Spirit Cartel has taken on Jamaica’s oldest and only single estate rum producer, Worthy Park. Worthy Park has its own sugar cane fields, factory and distillery all on the same […]

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Brakes joins Child Food Poverty Task Force

Date: September 25, 2020Leave a comment

Brakes has joined the Child Food Poverty Task Force, which was formed by professional footballer Marcus Rashford at the beginning of September. Brakes will join Rashford and some of Britain’s […]

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Makro Croydon to close but no plans to shut Booker Nine Elms

Date: September 25, 2020Leave a comment

The Makro branch at Beddington Farm Road, Croydon, will close early next year, parent company Booker has confirmed. The 112,000 sq ft Makro store in Croydon began trading in April […]

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Feedback from Unitas Wholesale’s first virtual trade show ‘extremely positive’

Date: September 24, 2020Leave a comment

Unitas Wholesale’s first virtual trade show generated a 180% increase in page views and a 66% uplift in average user duration on the group’s website, where the event was hosted. […]

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Grolsch relaunched with a lower abv and a fresh new look

Date: September 24, 2020Leave a comment

Grolsch has been relaunched with a lower abv (4%) and a new look, and is now brewed at its historic home in Enschede, The Netherlands. According to the company, the […]

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Quorn adds Vegan Pepperoni Slices to its Deli range

Date: September 18, 2020Leave a comment

Quorn Foods has launched Vegan Pepperoni as part of its Deli range. The 100g packs have an rsp of £2.20. Quorn’s Vegan Deli range, which currently comprises Quorn Smoky Ham […]

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