Coral Rose to leave Country Range to join Fairway Foodservice

Date: April 1, 2022Leave a comment

Coral Rose, managing director of Country Range Group, is joining Fairway Foodservice on 1 September to succeed chief executive Chris Binge, who is retiring after more than 24 years with […]


Country Range Group to celebrate 30 years by raising £100,000

Date: January 25, 2022Leave a comment

Country Range Group is to celebrate its 30th anniversary by raising £100,000 during 2022 for charitable initiatives. The money raised will be split between Hospitality Action and local causes aligned […]


Country Range announces its awards for members and suppliers

Date: December 3, 2021Leave a comment

The Country Range Group celebrated the work of its members and suppliers at its annual ‘An Evening With’ event, held at the Barbican Centre, London. Compered by comedian Russell Kane, […]


Women in Wholesale launches monthly morning briefings

Date: May 21, 2021Leave a comment

Women in Wholesale (WiW) is running a series of one-hour mornings briefings on specialist topics to help members to stay motivated and connected.  The sessions will cover topics ranging from […]


Country Range Group offers advice to care sector caterers

Date: April 23, 2021Leave a comment

Country Range Group has launched the next in its series of menu solutions guides, with the latest brochure focusing on the challenging work of care sector caterers. The publication is […]


Country Range Group seeks a chairman

Date: March 31, 2021Leave a comment

Country Range Group is recruiting a chairman. The foodservice buying and marketing group, whose members have a combined turnover of £600 million, is looking for an executive who is “free […]


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 […]


FWD welcomes Chancellor’s recognition of wholesale sector

Date: October 22, 2020Leave a comment

New discretionary local authority grants in high alert areas are aimed at the “supply chains of those serving the hospitality industry”, alongside the new Job Support Scheme for open businesses […]


Country Range Group leaves Unitas Wholesale

Date: September 29, 2020Leave a comment

Country Range Group is leaving Unitas Wholesale, effective from 1 January 2021. Darren Goldney, managing director of Unitas, and Coral Rose, managing director of The Country Range Group, issued a […]


Bidfood and Country Range also now on TWC Sound Bites

Date: May 24, 2020Leave a comment

Andrew Selley, chief executive of Bidfood, and Coral Rose, managing director of Country Range Group, have joined other senior executives on TWC’s YouTube channel to talk about how their businesses […]


FWD announces Gold Medals and names Coral Rose as new chairman

Date: November 29, 2019Leave a comment

The FWD Gold Medals 2019 were revealed last night at Old Billingsgate, London. At the same time, it was announced that Coral Rose, managing director of Country Range, will become […]


Country Range Group turnover hits £460 million

Date: March 28, 2019Leave a comment

Country Range Group’s 12 wholesale members had total turnover of £460 million in 2018, with organic like-for-like sales growth of £30 million. Purchasing through the group increased by 12%. CRG […]