Kitwave acquires Total Foodservice for £21 million

Date: March 28, 2024Leave a comment

Kitwave Group has acquired Total Foodservice Solutions for £21 million. Established over 130 years ago, Total Foodservice offers around 4,000 product lines including chilled, frozen and ambient food, non-food and […]

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Kitwave boosts revenues by 20% and profit before tax by 40%

Date: February 28, 2024Leave a comment

Kitwave Group, the delivered wholesale business, increased revenues by 20% to £602 million and profit before tax by 40% to £24.9 million in the 12 months ended 31 October 2023. […]

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Kitwave acquires drinks wholesaler Wilds of Oldham

Date: November 21, 2023Leave a comment

Kitwave Group has acquired drinks wholesaler Wilds of Oldham. Established for over 25 years, Wilds of Oldham is a family-run wholesaler supplying the on and off-trade. Currently, it has 35 […]

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LWC Drinks acquires Essex-based drinks distributor Hills Prospect

Date: September 8, 2023Leave a comment

LWC Drinks has acquired Hills Prospect, an independent drinks distributor based in Romford, Essex. Marking the latest step in LWC’s mission to provide its customers with the best service possible, […]

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Savona Foodservice acquires Debono Foods

Date: July 17, 2023Leave a comment

Savona Foodservice has acquired Debono Foods, supplier of high-quality foods and ingredients to chefs in London and the South East. The development follows Savona’s takeover of EFG Foodservice’s goods and […]

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Kitwave increases revenues and gross margin

Date: July 4, 2023Leave a comment

Kitwave Group increased revenues by 23% to £275 million in the six months ended 30 April 2023. Profit before tax rose by 48% to £8.3 million, and consolidated gross margin […]

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Thomas Ridley commences new City Pub Group contract

Date: May 23, 2023Leave a comment

Thomas Ridley Foodservice – acquired by Bidcorp earlier this year into its Caterfood group – has commenced a new hospitality contract to supply 37 of the 43 City Pub Group […]

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Kitwave increases gross profit margin to 20%

Date: February 28, 2023Leave a comment

Kitwave Group increased revenues from £380.7 million to £503.1 million in the 12 months ended 31 October 2022. Profit before tax rose from £2.1 million to £17.8 million, and gross […]

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Thomas Ridley Foodservice appoints Jon Matthews as sales director

Date: February 24, 2023Leave a comment

Thomas Ridley Foodservice – acquired by Bidcorp earlier this year – has appointed Jon Matthews as sales director. Matthews (pictured) has 28 years of foodservice experience at Bidfood, where he […]

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Bidcorp acquires Thomas Ridley Foodservice

Date: January 23, 2023Leave a comment

After its recent announcement about the acquisition of Harvest Fine Foods, Bidcorp UK has further strengthened its portfolio with the acquisition of Thomas Ridley Foodservice. Founded in 1808, Thomas Ridley […]

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Bidcorp acquires Harvest Fine Foods

Date: January 16, 2023Leave a comment

Bidcorp UK has acquired Harvest Fine Foods, an independently run foodservice supplier to more than 1,000 catering establishments  across the South of England. The Totton-based business, which opened its doors […]

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Kitwave acquires WestCountry Food Holdings

Date: December 14, 2022Leave a comment

Kitwave Group has acquired WestCountry Food Holdings, a specialist fresh produce wholesaler, for £29 million. Established in 1856, WestCountry has depots in Falmouth, St Austell and Newton Abbot. The wholesaler serves […]

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