Swizzels launches free stock competition for C&C/wholesale customers

Date: February 20, 2021Leave a comment

Ten cash & carry/wholesale customers will each win £100 of free stock in the latest competition from Swizzels.  Customers can enter the competition, which forms part of Swizzels’ ‘Big Night […]

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Vegan KitKats to be launched in UK this year

Date: February 18, 2021Leave a comment

Nestlé has announced that vegan KitKats will be launched in the UK later this year. KitKat V features smooth chocolate blended with plant-based ingredients to balance the brand’s trademark crisp […]

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Jon Burton retires from Confex after 30 years in the wholesale trade

Date: February 18, 2021Leave a comment

Confex has announced the retirement of Jon Burton, its business development director, on 31 March. Burton has worked in the wholesale industry for over 30 years, 17 of which were spent […]

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SWA launches project with aim of decarbonising the wholesale industry

Date: February 17, 2021Leave a comment

The Scottish Wholesale Association has unveiled a project to investigate how to decarbonise the wholesale industry in Scotland. The initiative, which supports the Scottish Government’s ambition for Scotland to be […]

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FWD launches petition asking for financial support for wholesalers

Date: February 17, 2021Leave a comment

The Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD) has launched a petition asking the Government to grant food and drink wholesalers bespoke financial support: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/574623 The petition says: “Food and drink wholesalers […]

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JJ Foodservice reports a 1.3% increase in sales year on year

Date: February 16, 2021Leave a comment

JJ Foodservice increased sales by 1.3% to £225 million in the year ending December 2020.   The COVID-19 pandemic had a devastating impact on the business initially, but a business-to-consumer […]

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Rubicon Raw launched to meet changing needs of energy drink consumers

Date: February 11, 2021Leave a comment

Barr Soft Drinks has launched Rubicon Raw, a big can energy drink designed to meet the needs of today’s developing energy drink consumers. Made with 20% real fruit juice, caffeine […]

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TWC invites wholesalers and suppliers to contribute to new industry tracker

Date: February 10, 2021Leave a comment

Data and digital specialist TWC has announced the launch of TWC Trends – a new industry tracker. The service will complement TWC’s existing data platforms which enable wholesalers, operators and […]

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Caterforce seeks to appoint a product information specialist

Date: February 10, 2021Leave a comment

Caterforce is looking to recruit a product information specialist to join its head office team in Macclesfield, Cheshire. The successful applicant will report to the group’s marketing manager and will […]

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2021 will be the year for beer: stock up now! says Budweiser

Date: February 9, 2021Leave a comment

Shoppers are set to stock up for at-home occasions big and small this year – even as restrictions lift, predicts Neil Baker, head of category management at Budweiser Brewing Group. […]

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KitKat promotion gives consumers a chance to win £10,000

Date: February 9, 2021Leave a comment

Nestlé Confectionery has launched a ‘Win a Break from Bills’ promotion on KitKat, giving shoppers the chance to win a £10,000 cash prize. Winning packs contain a KitKat bar imprinted […]

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John Kinney to succeed Darren Goldney as Unitas managing director

Date: February 8, 2021Leave a comment

Darren Goldney, managing director of Unitas Wholesale, is to leave the business in April. He will be succeeded by the current sales & marketing director John Kinney. Goldney was appointed […]

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