Savona Foodservice

Savona Foodservice has ambitious growth plans

Paul Hill catches up with Savona Foodservice in Oxford on its ambitious growth plans Since acquiring Ilfracombe Foodservice in September 2016, Savona Foodservice has not only increased its turnover, but also its service offering. Now...
Ian-Patefield-Britvic

How is Britvic finding success in soft drinks?

Paul Hill talks to Britvic's GB wholesale director, Ian Patefield, finding out what Britvic is doing in the wholesale channel Fast fact 90% of Britvic’s innovation in 2018 was on low- and no-added sugar How has Britvic...
Foodservice, restaurants

Examining the channel’s relationship with the restaurant industry

Paul Hill takes a look at wholesale’s relationship with the restaurant industry Worth £57bn, the UK foodservice industry is the fourth-largest employer in the UK, with more than 350,000 different outlet types spread across the...
simple business

A simple business model will prime wholesalers for success

“Complexity is your enemy. Any fool can make something complicated. It is hard to make something simple.” So says Richard Branson. All the great bosses I’ve ever worked for have this knack of cutting...
Increasing-efficiency

Six changes wholesalers can make to increase efficiency

Helena Drakakis looks at six key changes wholesalers can make to their operations that will improve both the customer experience and profits Innovation in the convenience channel is growing at breakneck speed. Sainsbury’s opened its...