New Covent Garden Market has sent no waste to landfill for the past seven years

How can wholesalers tackle food and packaging waste?

Helena Drakakis looks at the government’s high-reaching plans for tackling food and packaging waste and how wholesalers are building their own sustainable strategies The government published its long-awaited Resources and Waste Strategy in December –...
wholesale 2019

What wholesalers want to see in 2019

Better availability, fewer ‘kidney punches’ and a more supportive government. Nine leading wholesalers talk Martyn Fisher through what they want to see in 2019 “Legislation in general requires a realistic view to be taken –...
the dos and don'ts of wholesale exports

The dos and don’ts of wholesale exports

Exports are becoming a key port of call for wholesalers. Martyn Fisher looks at the dos and don’ts Although no wholesale-specific stats have been compiled in regard to exports, one thing I have learned in...
e-cigarettes

Wholesalers – here is why you have not missed the boat on vaping

Helena Drakakis finds out what you can do in order to not ‘miss the boat’ on e-cigarettes There are an estimated 3m vapers in the UK, yet many wholesalers have not fully embraced the e-cigarette...
The changes wholesalers can make to cut the use of plastic

The changes wholesalers can make to cut plastic consumption

In the UK, 2.2m tonnes of plastic packaging are produced every year, but only 0.8m tonnes are recycled, according to sustainability charity Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP). Foodservice wholesaler Brakes has pledged to reduce...