Our response to todays' announcement of a proposed merger between FWD member Booker and Tesco:
"FWD represents the interests of all food and drink wholesalers who supply and support retail and catering businesses. We are looking forward to continuing working with Booker to promote the wholesale industry as a critical sector of the UK economy."
24/03/2017 - Important news for alcohol trade buyers - from April 1st you need to check your wholesaler is registered
08/03/2017 - Soft drinks and cider top wholesalers’ Budget concerns
06/03/2017 - Imperial Tobacco and FWD launch wholesaler-focused Suspect it? Report it! anti-illicit trade poster campaign
After the end of this month all trade buyers of duty-paid alcohol will have to check they are buying from a registered wholesaler. It’s the first time that the supply chain of beers