Charles Saunders Foodservice acquires Victoria Foods

Date: January 16, 2024Leave a comment

Charles Saunders Foodservice, one of the largest independent foodservice companies in the South West, has acquired Bristol-based Victoria Foods. A family-owned foodservice company, Victoria Foods was set up over 37 […]


FWD names Bestway’s Dawood Pervez as its new chairman

Date: November 19, 2022Leave a comment

The FWD has named Bestway Wholesale’s managing director Dawood Pervez as its new chairman. He will succeed Coral Rose, CEO of Fairway Foodservice, in January and will become the 61st […]


Q Catering expands warehouse facilities at Sittingbourne site

Date: August 14, 2022Leave a comment

Sittingbourne-based Q Catering is expanding its warehouse facilities to give an extra 11,600 sq ft of storage. The foodservice wholesaler is increasing its range of grocery, chilled and frozen food […]


Building a package of USPs: Steve Clarke at Q Catering

Date: May 31, 2022Leave a comment

In his first in-depth interview since becoming MD of Q Catering, Steve Clarke talks to Cash & Carry Management’s managing editor Kirsti Sharratt about his plans for the business. When […]


Harlech Foodservice wins £3.5 million-a-year deal to supply Hickory’s

Date: October 14, 2020Leave a comment

Harlech Foodservice has won a £3.5 million-a-year deal to supply US-style BBQ restaurant chain Hickory’s Smokehouse with a selection of beef, pork and chicken. The announcement follows news that Harlech […]


12% increase in Fairway Foodservice turnover

Date: April 12, 2019Leave a comment

Fairway Foodservice’s 20 members increased their collective turnover last year from £715 million to £801.5 million, most of them achieving growth. The total income has risen year-on-year since 1995, when […]


50 years with King Brothers Foodservice

Date: March 19, 2019Leave a comment

David Barton, 66, a director of King Brothers Foodservice, has retired after 50 years with the company, based on Orton Waterville, Peterborough. Barton (pictured) joined the wholesaler fresh out of […]


Fairway Foodservice to leave Unitas Wholesale

Date: January 30, 2019Leave a comment

Fairway Foodservice will leave Unitas Wholesale on 1 February. Chris Binge, chief executive of Fairway Foodservice, commented: “We did not make this decision lightly, but we have to do what […]


Harlech Foodservice opens second butchery

Date: December 29, 2018Leave a comment

Harlech Foodservice has opened a £120,000 butchery at its Chester depot as part of plans to grow in north-east Wales and the north-west of England. It has already secured contracts […]


Fairway own-brand ‘just as good as, if not better than’ competitor products

Date: December 18, 2018Leave a comment

At a Fairway Foodservice show featuring its own-brand products, staff of the 20 members met suppliers to taste selected lines and compare them with leading brands as well as other […]


Crowds flock to First Choice’s first trade show

Date: November 26, 2018Leave a comment

First Choice Foodservice, of Burton upon Trent, attracted 350 customers to its inaugural trade show, the attendees representing a wide cross-section of businesses, including large pub and restaurant chains and […]


Another successful Fairway Foodservice event

Date: November 26, 2018Leave a comment

Deals worth £709,000 were recorded at Fairway Foodservice’s Meet the Member event in Tamworth, Staffs, resulting in £1.8 million for its two shows in 2018. The figure is just shy […]