Barcode raises £1m for GroceryAid

Barcode Festival managed to raise £1m for GroceryAid’s , with more than 100 sponsors supporting the charity.

Jane Hill, director of fundraising, marketing and engagement said: “Today, we have seen thousands of colleagues, from all areas of the industry enjoy a spectacular event whilst strengthening industry relationships, launching new products, raising brands awareness, and creating new business relationships.

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“We are proud of how the event has grown to become an iconic event in the industry calendar which has raised a record-breaking amount this year. With our welfare team experiencing a 44% increase in incidents of support last year, Barcode raises vital funds which enable us to keep these services completely free and confidential to anyone working in grocery.”

Barcode Festival 2024 will be held at Magazine, London on the 4th July 2024. Tickets are now available here:

For all other enquiries including sponsorship, please email
Read more about the support GroceryAid provides to colleagues here

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Paul Hill is the Editor of Better Wholesaling. He can be found on Twitter at @BW_PaulHill, or contacted via and 07960935659.


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