DCS invests in manufacturing facility  

DCS Group has announced a major UK expansion by investing in a 90,000 sq ft purpose designed manufacturing facility in Redditch, Worcestershire. Scheduled to be working at full capacity by the beginning of October, the...

Foodservice range aims to cater for post-lockdown landscape

Foodservice brand Mr Crumb has launched a new packaged food range developed to support the hospitality sector during the reopening from lockdown. Invisible Chef is an artisanal range which uses unique packaging developed in conjunction...

News analysis: Progress made with government

Paul Hill takes a look at the latest coronavirus government developments affecting the channel With large parts of the wholesale channel still under enormous threat due to the current lockdown restrictions, a light appears to...

NBC reports strong first year

The National Buying Consortium (NBC) has generated more than £9.2m through its warehousing and logistics service in its first year of operations, with monthly revenue rising from 260,000 on launch  to almost £1.6m in...

FWD still concerned at support for wholesalers

The Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD) is still concerned about the lack of specific support for wholesalers despite the positive measures introduced by the government. In a mini budget announcement, chancellor Rishi Sunak reduced VAT...