Allan Leighton named as new president of GroceryAid

Date: October 12, 2021Leave a comment

Allan Leighton, chairman of the Co-operative Group, BrewDog and Pizza Express, has been appointed as president of GroceryAid, effective from 1 January 2022. Leighton (pictured) commented: “The grocery trade has […]

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Booker HGV drivers agree to new pay deal

Date: October 12, 2021Leave a comment

HGV drivers at Booker’s Thamesmead site have voted ‘overwhelmingly’ for a new pay deal, the terms of which are confidential. This followed a threat of strike action by the drivers […]

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Book now for CCM Chefs’ Own-Brand Awards lunch on 10 November

Date: October 9, 2021Leave a comment

Cash & Carry Management magazine, in association with the Craft Guild of Chefs, will announce the winners of the CCM Chefs’ Own-Brand Awards 2021 at a prestigious awards lunch at […]

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Halloween Trick & Mix Party Pack launched under Bebeto brand

Date: October 7, 2021Leave a comment

Kervan Gida has launched a Halloween Trick & Mix Party Pack under its Bebeto brand. The Halal-certified 750g pack is available via the distributor Bramble Foods and contains a mix of […]

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Parfetts expands Aintree depot to boost delivered and C&C business

Date: October 7, 2021Leave a comment

Parfetts has completed an expansion of its Aintree depot. A dedicated loading area has been created for delivered operations, which have grown by 40% in the last two years from […]

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JJ Foodservice increases London HGV driver salaries to £40K

Date: October 6, 2021Leave a comment

JJ Foodservice has increased salaries by £5,000 to £40,000 for HGV drivers at its London branches (Enfield, Dagenham and Sidcup).   “Drivers already have a hard job – we want […]

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Functional prebiotic sweets join Blockhead range

Date: October 6, 2021Leave a comment

Blockhead, the functional chewing gum brand, has unveiled its latest product innovation – functional strawberry flavoured prebiotic sweets. In addition to containing prebiotics, the sweets include ‘protein building blocks’ known […]

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Booker HGV drivers suspend strike to vote on pay deal

Date: October 1, 2021Leave a comment

HGV drivers at Booker’s Thamesmead site are to vote on a new pay deal. As a result, the strike action due to have started on Monday (4 October) has been […]

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Savona seeks new director of sales following promotion of Kelly Williams

Date: October 1, 2021Leave a comment

Savona Foodservice is looking to appoint a new director of sales following the promotion of Kelly Williams to director & general manager of the company’s South West depot in Ilfracombe. Williams […]

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Unitas Wholesale announces Annual Awards

Date: October 1, 2021Leave a comment

Unitas Wholesale last night (30 September) announced its Annual Awards 2019/2020 for its member wholesalers and suppliers at its Autumn Trade Event at the ACC Convention Centre in Liverpool. The […]

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Imperial Tobacco revamps its Richmond portfolio

Date: September 28, 2021Leave a comment

Following a reduction in the price of Richmond to £9.25 rsp, Imperial Tobacco has unveiled a new look for its best-known brand, including prominent outer branding. The Richmond portfolio has […]

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Steve Clarke to become managing director of Q Catering Supplies

Date: September 28, 2021Leave a comment

Steve Clarke, former purchasing & marketing director of Kent Frozen Foods (KFF), is to become managing director of Q Catering Supplies. He has also bought a substantial minority shareholding in […]

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