Coronavirus: RNF offering free app to wholesalers

Wholesale digital solutions provider RNF is offering free ordering apps to wholesalers in order to lighten the impact of the coronavirus on the wholesale channel. The company, which already works with more than 30 wholesalers,...

SWA welcomes decision to push back DRS

The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) has welcomed the delay of Scotland’s deposit return scheme (DRS) from April 2021 to July 2022, reaffirming that the old date was always going to be unachievable. However, the trade...

Coronavirus: Online marketplace offers new route-to-market for suppliers

A new online marketplace is allowing food manufacturers and suppliers to make their products available to the food market without minimum order quantities. Open to the wholesale, trade and consumer sectors, GFG has been set-up for...

Coronavirus: Bidfood and Brakes join forces to support the vulnerable

Two of the UK’s leading foodservice wholesalers, Brakes and Bidfood, have joined together in order to support a government initiative to ensure that vital food supplies reach the country’s most vulnerable people during the...

Coronavirus: Support package not working for wholesale sector, says FWD

The corona crisis support package introduced by the Chancellor does not work for the wholesale sector, due to its high overheads and lack of cash coming in, explains James Bielby, chief executive of The...