Kitwave revenue up 8% but profit before tax down 17%

Date: July 2, 2024Leave a comment

Kitwave has reported an 8% increase in revenues to £297 million for the six months ended 30 April 2024. Profit before tax is down from £8.3 million to £6.9 million […]


Kitwave moves foodservice business out of Unitas

Date: May 3, 2024Leave a comment

After a detailed review, Kitwave and Unitas have mutually agreed that it would be in both parties’ interest for Kitwave’s foodservice businesses to move out of Unitas. Therefore, MJ Baker, […]


Florette launches foodservice range

Date: October 18, 2023Leave a comment

Agrial Fresh Produce has introduced Florette Foodservice to launch its Florette salad brand into the foodservice arena. Gwyn Jones, head of commercial at Florette Foodservice, says: “We’ve been working successfully […]


Unitas appoints Phil Dawson as foodservice trading controller

Date: February 13, 2023Leave a comment

Unitas Wholesale has appointed Phil Dawson to the new role of trading controller for foodservice within its out-of-home team. Dawson (right) was previously trading manager (foodservice) at AF Blakemore & […]


Caterforce extends Chefs’ Selections range with three new cakes

Date: May 11, 2022Leave a comment

Caterforce has added three new cakes to its Chefs’ Selections own-brand range. The new lines are: Blueberry and Lemon Triple Layer Cake. Made with free-range eggs and whole blueberries, this […]


Caterforce appoints TWC to research foodservice operators’ influences

Date: May 5, 2022Leave a comment

Caterforce has appointed data & digital experts TWC to conduct a customer research project for the group. The purpose of the study is to better understand how foodservice operators decide […]


FWD survey shows gap between wholesalers’ views and actions

Date: February 22, 2022Leave a comment

A survey of 34 of the UK’s leading foodservice wholesalers found that 100% view e-commerce as important to the future of their business. However, only 5.9% of respondents have a […]


Goodfella’s pizza now available to foodservice customers

Date: February 11, 2022Leave a comment

Birds Eye has announced that its frozen pizza brand Goodfella’s is now available to foodservice customers. Founded in 1993, and part of the Birds Eye family since 2018, Goodfella’s now […]


Kff extends Aylesford warehouse and adds new product ranges

Date: February 17, 2020Leave a comment

Foodservice wholesaler kff has expanded the size of its warehouse facility at Aylesford, Kent, to 24,390 sq ft, adding new ranges of cleaning materials and non-foods as well as more […]


Nick Redford and Warren Hamer launch Arete procurement business

Date: February 17, 2020Leave a comment

Former Caterforce managing director Nick Redford has combined with Warren Hamer, Sodexo’s global category director for protein, to form a new foodservice procurement support business. Arete Procurement Solutions, which begins […]


Foodservice on the up at Unitas Wholesale

Date: October 15, 2019Leave a comment

Plans were announced at Unitas Wholesale’s annual conference in Portugal last month to step up already sizeable growth in the foodservice channel and to increase the number of symbol retailers […]


Fairway Foodservice launches an improved website

Date: July 16, 2019Leave a comment

Fairway Foodservice has launched a new website, which includes an ‘industry-first, intelligent on-site search’ for its own-brand range, as well as Fairway Insider, a newsletter for caterers. Benefits for users […]