Profits roll in for suppliers as Fairway Foodservice hosts another ‘Meet the Member’ event

Deals worth more than £520,000 were concluded at the latest ‘Meet the Member’ event arranged by Fairway Foodservice and supported by 38 suppliers.

Among the goods on show were 27 new frozen food items, while 11 ambient lines were added to the group’s own-label range, which now stands at around 600 products.

Chris BingeThis was the second such Fairway event this year. Together, the two shows generated income of more than £1.3 million. The next one will be held on 2-3 February 2016.

Group chief executive Chris Binge (right) said: “Our Meet the Member event is valuable for both members and suppliers, providing an excellent opportunity for them to get together and do business. The products that suppliers brought with them have all been well received.”

Binge added that annual turnover of £556 million last year reflected an 11% increase on the previous 12 months.

Tel: Fairway Foodservice (01422) 319100

Published Date: October 16, 2015
Category: Wholesale Industry News