The Federation of Wholesale Distributors is the member organisation for UK wholesalers operating in the grocery and foodservice markets supplying independent retailers and caterers via cash and carry, delivery and the Internet.
As the voice of the wholesale distribution sector, we protect and promote our members' interests with decision makers in Westminster, Whitehall and Brussels, and are recognised as a credible stakeholder in every debate on policies
which affect the work of UK wholesalers.
Our members manage the distribution of goods around the UK with a total value of about £30 billion and ensure an efficient distribution channel between manufacturers and retailers and caterers.
All members agree to abide by the FWD Code of Conduct
FWD supports its members in three areas:
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01/02/2017 - New alcohol checks will stop retailers paying for fraud
27/01/2017 - Booker and Tesco merger
25/01/2017 - FWD invests in member services with new supplier liaison role
25/11/2016 - Wholesalers name their top brands of 2016
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