FWD announces winners of 2021 Gold Medal Awards

Date: November 26, 2021Leave a comment

The FWD announced the winners of its 2021 Gold Medal Awards last night (25 November) at Old Billingsgate, London. Wholesaler awards: Retail Wholesaler: Parfetts Foodservice Wholesaler: Creed Foodservice Smaller Wholesaler: […]


Budget relief measures fall short according to the FWD

Date: October 27, 2021Leave a comment

News that the Government is to introduce temporary business rates relief for eligible retail, hospitality and leisure properties for 2022-23 has been welcomed by the FWD, but the industry body […]


FWD welcomes temporary extension of HGV drivers’ permitted hours

Date: July 7, 2021Leave a comment

The Government’s announcement that HGV drivers’ permitted hours will be temporarily extended from Monday 12 July has been welcomed by the Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD). FWD chief executive James […]


FWD implores the Government to act immediately to secure food deliveries

Date: July 6, 2021Leave a comment

The removal of COVID restrictions on 19 July in England will be a disaster for shops, pubs and restaurants unless the Government acts immediately to secure food deliveries, the Federation […]


More government support needed for wholesalers: Unitas’s Darren Goldney

Date: March 30, 2020Leave a comment

Unitas managing director Darren Goldney has urged the Government to provide more support for the UK wholesale industry. “While the bounce in retail is still being felt…our 70+ on- trade […]


Fairway Foodservice signs up to the FWD

Date: November 23, 2016Leave a comment

Fairway Foodservice, with 18 members and a combined turnover of £626 million, has joined the Federation of Wholesale Distributors. It is the third foodservice amalgam (the others are Country Range […]


FWD pleads with government over school meals policy

Date: October 20, 2015Leave a comment

Foodservice wholesalers are urging the Prime Minister to honour an election pledge to retain the Universal Infant Free School Meals (UIFSM) scheme. According to the Federation of Wholesale Distributors’ chief executive […]