Independent retailers and foodservice operators will reveal their favourite wholesale partners this summer when the HIM Wholesale Awards return to the FWD conference on June 28.
MPs from across the UK learned about the support offered to people working in wholesale and other grocery channels at a House of Commons reception sponsored by FWD.
Members of the Federation of Wholesale Distributors revealed their choice of the best brands, products and innovations of the year at the FWD’s Gold Medal Awards last night.
The thoughts of the food and drink wholesale community were with their colleagues at Palmer and Harvey, the FWD member which went into administration this week, as the industry met to celebrate great personal achievements at the industry’s Gold Medal Awards.
The Federation of Wholesale Distributors has praised the announcement in today’s Budget that wholesalers and retailers will be given longer notice of duty rises to enable them to sell through alcohol stock.
Under the Government’s new annual tax policymaking cycle, al ...
Wholesale News, the official journal of the Federation of Wholesale Distributors, is to be relaunched next year with a new look and a new online news service.
Wholesale News is read by 4,600 people in the wholesale distribution channel and provides news and insight for both whol ...
More than half of the money awarded as training bursaries by the Federation of Wholesale Distributors in the last 12 months has gone to women, exceeding the target set at last year’s Women in Wholesale conference.
At the event in October 2016 FWD also announced that ...
Members of the Federation of Wholesale Distributors are planning to widen the pool of available talent in wholesale with a study of flexible working options in the sector.
The project will look at ways to make working in the wholesale industry more attractive to tale ...
Suma Wholefoods, distributor of over 7,000 vegetarian and eco-friendly products, has joined FWD as a full wholesaler member.
As a 100% vegetarian wholesaler driven by its ethical policy, the co-operative has strict requirements from suppliers around ingredients, sourcing and the ...
Sterling Supergroup, which represents 38 foodservice wholesalers and distributes the Sterling Caterers Essentials brand, has joined FWD. The Federation now has eight buying groups among its membership with the total number of wholesalers represented now standing at 568.< ...
Product suppliers are demonstrating their commitment to the wholesale sector through investment in FWD’s services as the hub of wholesale distribution.
Recent months have seen an unprecedented rush by major brands to invest in the channel through Supplier Partner membershi ...
A lack of flexible working options was voted the biggest challenge for 52% of women, according to exclusive HIM research published in the Women in Wholesale (WiW) Report.
Walk the aisles of any cash and carry or distribution centre and you’ll very quickly get a feel for how important the soft drinks category is for wholesale. It’s the ultimate
Wholesale doesn’t often make the headlines, except here in Wholesale News. Apart from the occasional appearance in the Business section, our entire industry u
After a relatively quiet legislative year in 2017 we’re looking at a packed schedule of Government activity in 2018, with key policy announcements that the wholesale sector must be