SWA ‘bitterly disappointed’ that DRS draft regulations are passed

Date: May 14, 2020Leave a comment

The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) has said it is “bitterly disappointed” that the deposit return scheme (DRS) draft regulations have been passed by the Scottish Parliament during the Coronavirus disruption. […]

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United Wholesale (Scotland) deep-cleans its three C&C depots

Date: May 11, 2020Leave a comment

United Wholesale (Scotland), the Glasgow-based delivered wholesaler and cash & carry business, has implemented deep cleansing of its three depots uilising new bio-fogging technology (used in hospitals) with the aid […]

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Weetabix launches sports kit on-pack promotion on Weetos

Date: May 11, 2020Leave a comment

The Weetabix Food Company has unveiled a new on-pack promotion for Weetos, offering consumers the chance to win £500 to spend towards sports kit and equipment. There are nine prizes […]

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mypubshop initiative gains further industry backing

Date: May 11, 2020Leave a comment

The mypubshop initiative that enables pubs to trade as food shops has reported a flying start and gained further industry backing. The mypubshop platform, powered by StarStock, gives pubs nationwide […]

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Republic Technologies in national C&C display drive for Swan filters

Date: May 11, 2020Leave a comment

Republic Technologies (UK) has embarked on a national cash & carry display drive to support its recently launched Swan filters range, the company’s biggest ever NPD initiative. The company has […]

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PepsiCo adds new Tropicana Energise variant to Essentials range

Date: May 11, 2020Leave a comment

PepsiCo has added a new Energise variant to its Tropicana Essentials line-up. The new flavour includes pineapple, passion fruit, banana and ginseng, as well as magnesium to help fight tiredness […]

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Bestway bolsters support for The Felix Project

Date: May 11, 2020Leave a comment

Bestway Wholesale, which was the 10th biggest food donator to The Felix Project last year, continues to support the charity during the Coronavirus crisis.  The Felix Project collects fresh, nutritious […]

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Costco UK offers grocery delivery to members

Date: May 6, 2020Leave a comment

Costco UK has introduced a grocery delivery service for members and online subscribers. The delivery fee is £5.99 per order but no minimum spend is required. Estimated delivery time is […]

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Strong UK demand continues for California walnuts

Date: May 5, 2020Leave a comment

Despite the recent challenges presented by COVID-19, California walnut demand continues strongly in the UK. As of March 2020, the California walnut shipment figures for the UK showed that 5,302,001 […]

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Hancocks reopens its Manchester branch today (4 May)

Date: May 4, 2020Leave a comment

Hancocks is reopening its Manchester depot on reduced hours from today. The store will be open Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm. A company statement said: “Thank you to […]

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Top executives of Filshill, Unitas, JJ, Parfetts – all on TWC Sound Bites

Date: May 2, 2020Leave a comment

To highlight how wholesaler CEOs and industry influencers are reacting and adapting to these fast-moving times, TWC has launched Sound Bites on its own YouTube channel. The content so far […]

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‘We’ve adapted our ways of working’: Mark Lythe of Pricecheck

Date: May 1, 2020Leave a comment

Mark Lythe, joint managing director (operations & finance) of Pricecheck, discusses the impact of COVID-19 on the business, which has customers in over 80 countries. How has the COVID-19 crisis […]

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