Race appointed chairman of Parfetts’ trust board

Parfetts have appointed former Bestway managing director Martin Race as the chairman of the company's trust board. The role will last for two years initially, after which all parties will review the needs of the...

What could a DRS system mean for Scottish wholesalers?

Paul Hill looks into the potential issues wholesalers face with a deposit return scheme in Scotland With the Scottish government’s scheduled date for a deposit return scheme (DRS) of early 2021 etching closer, wholesalers have...

Seven things we learnt at the Caterforce conference

Caterforce’s biennial conference welcomed 300 delegates from across the foodservice industry to South Wales, with the buying group revealing that it is forecasting revenue of £537 million for 2019 - a 9.1% increase compared...

SWA hoping to be recognised on DRS board

Colin Smith, chief executive of the Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA), has presented to the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee at Holyrood demanding that the SWA is recognised as a member of the...

More than a third of foodservice operators using alternatives to wholesalers

More than a third of foodservice operators that use delivered wholesale as their main route to market are turning to supermarkets, discounter or online retailers, such as Amazon, to buy products for their outlets...