Author Archives: Aneesa.Siddique

The times they are a changin’

We recently attended the Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD) FASTFWD Conference to find out if the wholesale sector is ready for change….

There were some key discussions about the disruptors affecting the sector. Issues such as Brexit, retail consolidation and technology continue to have an impact. All of which mean wholesalers need to change how they do business, and fast.  (more…)

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European Tobacco Products Directive

New ‘track and trace’ system for tobacco products is coming into force on the 20 May 2019

The European Tobacco Product Directive (EUTPD) (2014/40/EU) limits the sale and promotion of tobacco related products within the EU. Its primary aim is to ensure a high level of health protection for European citizens. It is also there to also improve the internal functioning of the tobacco market.  (more…)

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Top tips to help food and drink wholesalers reduce waste

The issue of sustainability is once again a hot topic thanks to last year’s Blue Planet 2. Although the key focus is currently on reducing plastic packaging, we wanted to highlight how food and drink wholesalers can reduce waste in other ways throughout their supply chain. 

The trend for fresh products is becoming increasingly popular as consumers demand healthier options for when they’re on-the-go. This means your customers need more and more fresh produce to attract shoppers to their business.  (more…)

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