Brakes holds prices on more than 7,000 products until October

Date: April 11, 2024Leave a comment

Brakes is holding prices on more than 7,000 products between April and October 2024. The initiative follows a similar campaign last year where Brakes held prices on more than 1,800 […]


Sysco invests $100 million in Hemel Hempstead depot – largest in Europe

Date: March 3, 2024Leave a comment

Sysco has announced plans to create its largest depot in Europe – in Hemel Hempstead – designed to offer a next-generation service to foodservice businesses across London and the South […]


Sysco introduces Foodprint menu carbon labelling solution for Brakes customers

Date: February 17, 2024Leave a comment

Sysco GB has partnered with Nutritics to introduce its Foodprint solution for Brakes customers, bringing carbon labelling within the reach of thousands of food businesses across the UK. Foodprint, the […]


Brakes gives away £2.5m as mybrakes rewards hits 10,000 members

Date: January 31, 2024Leave a comment

Brakes has announced that more than 10,000 customers have now signed up to the mybrakes rewards scheme as it celebrates its first anniversary. As well as benefiting from personalised promotions, mybrakes […]


Brakes cuts prices on around 70 fresh meat lines

Date: December 19, 2023Leave a comment

Brakes is cutting prices on around a quarter of its fresh meat lines – approximately 70 products. The price reductions of up to 10% are on beef, pork and lamb, […]


£15 million investment in Brakes Scotland depot

Date: November 30, 2023Leave a comment

Sysco GB has announced a £15 million investment in its Brakes Scotland depot in Newhouse, North Lanarkshire, creating around 100 new jobs as it expands the site by more than […]


SWA puts spotlight on wholesale at Holyrood Parliamentary Reception

Date: November 27, 2023Leave a comment

A Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) Parliamentary Reception – attended by over 35 MSPs from all parties – has been held at Holyrood to highlight the importance and resilience of the […]


Sysco GB to offer sustainability training to all 8,000 employees

Date: October 13, 2023Leave a comment

Sysco GB has embarked on a plan to offer comprehensive training on sustainability to all 8,000 employees across its British businesses. The wholesaler has joined forces with specialist sustainability consultancy, […]


Fresh Direct hits two million meals milestone with FareShare

Date: October 2, 2023Leave a comment

Fresh Direct – part of Sysco Speciality Group – has donated the equivalent of more than two million meals to those most in need, reaching the milestone as it celebrates […]


Brakes launches ‘Festive Favourites’ campaign to support customers

Date: September 30, 2023Leave a comment

Brakes has launched a campaign for Christmas aimed at helping under-pressure kitchens make the most of the occasion. The ‘Festive Favourites’ campaign puts a twist on traditional Christmas foods, for […]


Zess and Sysco join forces to launch plant-based deli fillers through Brakes

Date: September 8, 2023Leave a comment

Zess, a UK-based start-up that specialises in helping people make smarter food choices, has joined forces with Sysco GB to create and launch Zess Explore, claimed to be the UK’s […]


Fresh Direct partners with vertical farming firm to launch British produce

Date: July 26, 2023Leave a comment

Fresh Direct – part of Sysco Speciality Group – has partnered with vertical farming business Fischer Farms to launch a range of British-grown herbs and leafy greens for foodservice customers. […]