‘Perfect storm’ leads to reported closure of meats wholesaler

A “near perfect storm in the catering meats sector” has reportedly caused a Fylde coast wholesale business to close. Clifton Quality Meats, owned by entrepreneur Simon Rigby, has shut its doors, according to the Blackpool...

Cumbria wholesaler expands premises in line with growth

A Cumbria-based foodservice wholesaler has transformed parts of the old mill it occupies into modern offices after outgrowing its previous premises. Fairway Foodservice member JMP Foodservice expanded its headquarters at Birks Mill, Sedbergh, in the Yorkshire Dales...

Pioneer Foodservice named best family business in Cumbria

Pioneer Foodservice is celebrating after landing two awards at the Cumbria Family Business Awards 2018. As well as winning the 'Retailer and Wholesaler’ category, the business was also named 'Outstanding Cumbria Family Business of the...

Snow no problem for wholesalers: Sector triumphs in face of adversity

Wholesalers across the UK overcame challenging conditions presented by the so-called 'Beast from the East' to go above and beyond for their customers. Staff at foodservice wholesaler Country Fare, which delivers local produce to a...

Mahoney named new Brakes CEO

Hugo Mahoney has been named the new CEO of Brakes UK. Mahoney joined Brakes ten months ago as chief commercial officer, having previously worked for Coca-Cola, data analytics firm LexisNexis, and accounting software giant Sage. He...