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...

Up to 270 jobs lost as Russell Hume enters administration

A meat supplier being investigated by the Food Standards Agency has fallen into administration with the loss of almost 270 jobs. KPMG has been appointed as administrator to Derby-based Russell Hume. Its meat products were recalled...

Birchall turnover soars as foodservice firm eyes expansion

Birchall Foodservice has grown its turnover by 17.5%, and in line with this upward trajectory, the company is set to expand its premises by 48,000 sq ft. Sales figures for January to December 2017 show...