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Hancocks closes Dundee facility

Hancocks has made the decision to close its Dundee depot, bringing the total of permanent closures to five since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The wholesaler closed its Coventry, Stoke, Croydon and Reading depots...

Opinion: In the wake of Covid-19, wholesalers have an opportunity to raise the stakes...

Jamie Crummie is the co-founder of food waste company Too Good To Go Sustainability almost seemed like a buzzword for food businesses before the pandemic struck. It was a ‘nice-to-have’, rather than a ‘must-have’. But...

Ferrero prepared for second wave as it launches seasonal portfolio

Ferrero believes it is better prepared to manage a second wave and resulting lockdown if it were to occur, as it launches its range of new products across its seasonal Christmas 2020 portfolio. “We have robust...

Face masks not a legal requirement in depots, government confirms to FWD

Wholesale customers and supplier reps will not be legally required a to wear face masks in depots, with the government confirming to the FWD that they were exempt from the requirements as they are...

Digitalisation of foodservice sped up by pandemic, say industry figures

The Covid-19 and resulting lockdown has sped up the digitalisation of the foodservice industry, according to global leaders speaking at a recent ‘Ask Arena’ online event. The interactive event, hosted by Robert Willock, director of...