Blakemore Foodservice

Blakemore Foodservice joins Country Range

Blakemore Foodservice, a division of A.F. Blakemore & Son group, has joined the Country Range network of independent wholesalers.  Headquartered in Walsall, Blakemore Foodservice is a family run, multi-temperature distribution company that supplies schools, local authorities, public houses,...
Unitas

Drinks wholesaler joins Unitas

Kent-based wholesaler Drink Warehouse has joined Unitas as the buying group’s latest member. Focusing on beer, wine, spirits and soft drinks, the company supplies pubs, bars and restaurants in the south east and works in...
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...
Andy Kemp, Bidfood

Wholesale industry veteran receives MBE

Bidfood Group sales and marketing director Dr Andrew Kemp FIH has been awarded an MBE in The Queen’s Birthday Honours list, in recognition of his services to the foodservice and hospitality industry. Kemp has worked...
NBC

National Buying Consortium to launch in July

The National Buying Consortium (NBC) is set to launch in July, with the buying group partnering with wholesalers and suppliers to offer what it calls “a forward-thinking and unified delivered wholesale solution to the...