Move into non-food leads to kff expansion

In order to facilitate an entry into a new cleaning and non-food offering, foodservice wholesaler Kent Frozen Foods (kff ) has invested £3.5m in the expansion of a warehouse facility. Located opposite the company’s headquarters in Aylesford,...

What will the effects of Asda entering the wholesale channel be?

Asda has now launched its membership-free cash-and-carry operation at its store in Patchway, Bristol, with the concept set to be rolled out across the UK, if successful. The 20,000sq ft operation, under a new fascia...

Former Caterforce chief launches foodservice support business

Former Caterforce managing director Nick Redford and Sodexo’s global category director for protein Warren Hamer have teamed up to launch a specialist food procurement support business for foodservice companies throughout the supply chain. Arete Procurement...

Neil Turton to leave Sugro

Neil Turton is step down as managing director of buying group Sugro after 18 months in the position. The former chief executive of Nisa Retail has overseen a reshaping of Sugro, including the introduction of...

Arena launches millennial committee

Hospitality networking association Arena has launched a committee that brings together young talent from across the hospitality sector. Arena Futures is made up of individuals from across the contract catering, hotels, wholesale and supplier sectors,...