Unitas’ annual conference will take place in Athens, Greece in September, with the buying group offering its members the chance to build business relationships with one-to-one sessions scheduled throughout the event
This comes after recent data from TWC showed the company performing ahead of the market for value and volume in both out of home and convenience.
Speaking at the group’s recent Senior Supplier Briefing, chairman Mark Aylwin said:
“Over the past 12 months, our members have opened more depots and invested more in leading edge technology than the rest of the wholesale market put together. They are embracing technological advancements to enhance efficiencies, while ever-more accessible data and technology is enabling them to compete head-to-head with the largest operators.”
Managing director John Kinney added: “There’s a real buzz in the independent channel. That’s where we see the growth. When I speak to our Foodservice and On Trade members, there is a real buoyant optimism that they’re picking up business.”