As foodservice operators begin the long journey back from lockdown, FWD discussed long-term changes and how they can support their customers in the coming weeks
Following the hospitality support measures announced by Rishi Sunak on 8 July, wholesale MDs voice their disappointment over continued lack of support
Stay ahead of your customers to offer support for the long term says Katy Moses, KAM Media
Rishi Sunak’s measures have been applauded by foodservice wholesalers, although there is continued frustration and disappointment at the lack of sector-specific support for wholesalers
While the mini budget aims to reignite the hospitality sector with a raft of support measures, wholesalers are still in crisis and in desperate need of support, say FWD.
FWD member foodservice distributors raised a weary cheer at the government's announcement that the hospitality sector could begin to reopen from 4 July - but it's only one cheer, not three.
Buying groups go their separate ways after association deemed to "no longer add value to all parties"
But FWD Chief Executive still warns support is needed to help foodservice wholesalers survive
Unitas Wholesale Managing Director makes desperate plea to government after continued lack of financial support
FWD asks senior figures at Bidfood, Harvest Fine Foods, HIM and Upfield about how wholesalers and suppliers are handling hospitality's return