Confex celebrates group, member and supplier achievements

Date: March 28, 2024Leave a comment

The Confex Trade Show and Awards Dinner 2024, held earlier this month at Cirencester De Vere Hotel, attracted nearly 350 attendees. There were 85 supplier stands spanning categories across retail, […]


Confex launches Confex Accelerate technology programme

Date: October 30, 2023Leave a comment

With the goal of providing a digital connection and integration across its full portfolio of members and suppliers, Confex has launched the first phase of its technology programme Confex Accelerate. […]


Confex conference sees record attendance

Date: October 18, 2023Leave a comment

A record 96 delegates attended the Confex conference this year in Lanzarote. Over 630 one-to-one meetings were held between members and suppliers, and attendees were also given an insight into […]


Confex Accelerate wholesale digital solution launched

Date: August 23, 2022Leave a comment

Confex has announced a strategic partnership with Cerve that will offer a range of digital solutions to the group’s members under the Confex Accelerate name. Tom Gittins, managing director of […]


Confex holds first Foodservice Fair to reflect growth in membership

Date: June 15, 2022Leave a comment

Confex recently held its first ever Foodservice Fair. “With the foodservice membership growing and also the launch of award-winning CORE own-brand in the past two years, the buying group felt […]


Three more wholesalers join Confex

Date: May 26, 2022Leave a comment

Confex has three new members – Midlands Food Service, Deckers and Lion Catering. The recruits take the group’s membership to 227 and bolster its turnover by £75 million. Andy Waller, […]


Tabitha Hunter-Smale leaves Sugro to join Confex

Date: April 12, 2022Leave a comment

Tabitha Hunter-Smale (pictured), head of business development at Sugro, is joining Confex in the new role of projects development manager. Tom Gittins, managing director of Confex, commented: ‘We are excited […]


Woods Foodservice wins Confex Green Wholesaler award

Date: November 24, 2021Leave a comment

Woods Foodservice has won the Confex Green Wholesaler of the Year award, sponsored by Inspired Energy, in celebration of its environmental initiatives. The Uxbridge-based wholesaler is a certified Carbon Neutral […]


Confex goes live with TWC sales reporting platform

Date: October 15, 2021Leave a comment

Confex has gone live with Confex Data Insight, a sales reporting platform by TWC that is designed to bring competitive advantage to its members and identify opportunities for suppliers. Hosted […]


Confex boosts group sales by 30% in past six months

Date: August 18, 2021Leave a comment

Confex group sales have increased by 30% in the past six months. The group has welcomed seven new members this year – Holland Bazaar, Exotic Blends, Plant Love Organic, Apollo […]


Jon Burton retires from Confex after 30 years in the wholesale trade

Date: February 18, 2021Leave a comment

Confex has announced the retirement of Jon Burton, its business development director, on 31 March. Burton has worked in the wholesale industry for over 30 years, 17 of which were spent […]


Confex unveils new ‘meal deal’ scheme for food-to-go outlets

Date: December 23, 2020Leave a comment

Confex is to launch a new Food To Go Club in March. Similar in format to the group’s Retail Club, the new promotional scheme is designed to help foodservice and […]