St Pierre secures new food-to-go product listings with Bidfood

Date: February 8, 2021Leave a comment

St Pierre Groupe has secured new listings with Bidfood, with its Pains au Chocolat and All-Butter Croissants now available to the wholesaler’s customers nationwide. Food on the go was worth […]

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AF Blakemore maintains profits and boosts assets despite a 7.2% sales drop

Date: February 8, 2021Leave a comment

AF Blakemore’s sales for the year ending 30 April 2020 declined by 7.2% from £1.14 billion to £1.05 billion, but pre-tax profits rose slightly – from £6 million to £6.1 […]

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Lynas Foodservice wins £1.25m deal to provide supplies for the vulnerable

Date: February 6, 2021Leave a comment

Lynas Foodservice, based in Northern Ireland, has won a £1.25 million contract to provide food and drink supplies for the most vulnerable as strict lockdown measures continue. Lynas, the largest […]

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CJ Lang returns to top SPAR UK spot and drives ahead with growth plans

Date: February 4, 2021Leave a comment

In the last four weeks, SPAR Scotland wholesaler and retailer CJ Lang & Son has retaken the No.1 spot among SPAR wholesalers in the UK – a position it has […]

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Aero Dark & Milk aimed at consumers looking for a more grown-up flavour

Date: February 3, 2021Leave a comment

Nestlé has launched Aero Dark & Milk in a 90g sharing bar with an rsp of £1. Hannah Smithson, brand manager, says: “Aero Dark & Milk has a higher percentage of […]

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Red Bull launches soft drinks category tool with Bestway

Date: February 2, 2021Leave a comment

Red Bull has partnered with Bestway Wholesale to create a digital consultancy tool that gives retailers tailored advice on how to maximise soft drinks sales in-store. The online platform takes […]

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Filshill acquires Eldorado Tonic Wine as part of KB Agencies purchase

Date: February 1, 2021Leave a comment

Glasgow-based wholesaler JW Filshill has acquired the Eldorado Tonic Wine brand as part of its purchase of KB Agencies for an undisclosed sum. Filshill will use its subsidiary company Differentiator […]

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FWD helps to promote Women in Wholesale objectives

Date: January 29, 2021Leave a comment

The educational networking programme Women in Wholesale (WiW) has joined forces with the Federation of Wholesale Distributors to help put diversity, inclusion and mental health awareness at the top of […]

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Tata chooses two Scottish wholesalers to promote Good Earth Kombucha

Date: January 28, 2021Leave a comment

Tata Consumer Products is executing its biggest promotional activity to date to support its Good Earth Kombucha range across foodservice with Country Range member Dunns Food and Drinks and wholesale […]

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Bidfood launches V Kitchen range of vegan food and drink

Date: January 27, 2021Leave a comment

Bidfood has launched V Kitchen, a new dedicated and extensive vegan range. Boasting a wide selection of both branded and own-brand products, the range included pre-prepared dishes such as Everyday […]

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KP launches Discos Salt & Vinegar in a £1 price-marked pack

Date: January 27, 2021Leave a comment

KP Snacks has added Discos Salt & Vinegar (70g) to its £1 price-marked pack range. Designed to capitalise on the growth of £1 PMPs, the new format joins other consumer […]

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Vacancies at Country Range, Pricecheck and Bestway Retail

Date: January 23, 2021Leave a comment

Country Range Group, Pricecheck and Bestway Retail are recruiting. CRG is looking for an experienced marketer to join the group whilst marketing controller Emma Holden goes on maternity leave. Anyone […]

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