What we do

 

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:


 

 

 



 

 

 

    

Become a member

Full membership of FWD is limited to UK wholesale distributors of food, drink and associated products to retail, foodservice and hospitality customers. Contact James Bielby for more details

Brand owners, product suppliers and service providers can join FWD as Associate members. Contact us to find out more about the benefits of membership  

 

 


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