Green Wholesale Collective partners
Click the list below to find out more about each of the partners of the Green Wholesale Collective, comprising associations, buying groups, wholesalers, suppliers and service providers.
Wholesale News, the official magazine of the FWD, engages with cash and carry and delivered retail and foodservice wholesalers, national and multinational suppliers, service providers, media and more. It is the must-read title for the sector, packed with the latest essential industry news, analysis, thought leadership, best practice and features.
A content and media agency bursting with award-winning experts, The Bright Media Agency produces Wholesale News for the Federation of Wholesale Distributors. With a specialism in the food and drink industry we help brands build meaningful relationships with customers, staff and stakeholders by creating compelling content, eye-catching design, engaging communications strategies and dynamic digital solutions. Whatever the task, we’ll get to the heart of your audience to deliver a project that speaks to them.
Our members provide food and associated products to over 400,000 retail and catering businesses, either by direct delivery or via cash and carry depots. Their customers range from small independent stores to large restaurant chains, and from local coffee shops to hospitals and schools. We also work with product suppliers to help them take advantage of the opportunity to grow their brands through partnerships with FWD members.
The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) is the official trade association for Scotland's food and drink wholesaling businesses.
Established in 1976, Bestway Wholesale has grown to become the UK’s largest independent food and drink wholesaler. The company’s mission is to be the ‘Best Way to Grow your Food and Drinks Business’.
We strive to do this by offering customers a comprehensive range of products and promotions at sector-leading prices, unparalleled availability and customer service which is second to none.
At Britvic, we strive to be the most dynamic soft drinks company, creating a better tomorrow. We offer consumers a range of family favourite and global premium brands. We exist to help people enjoy life’s everyday moments.
Established in 1991, Caterforce is one of the biggest foodservice buying and marketing consortiums in the UK. They source products from a huge range of leading suppliers and manufacturers to support our nine leading independent foodservice wholesalers.
Coca-Cola Europacific Partners is the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler. Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) is the sole licensed bottler for products of The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) in Andorra, Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Iceland, Luxemburg, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Australia, Pacific and Indonesia.
CCEP GB makes, sells and distributes soft drinks for every occasion and we sell more than four billion bottles and cans every year. We make 97 per cent of our products in GB - a fact we are proud to put on our cans and bottles.
We want to manage our social and environmental impact responsibly, and make our employees and our stakeholders proud.
Confex is a unique wholesale buying group that negotiates in a wider range of product categories than any other buying group and offers 50 years of trading experience.
With over 30 years of heritage servicing the UK & Ireland’s innovative foodservice sector, the Country Range Group is made up of 12 independent wholesalers - Birchall Foodservice, Blakemore Foodservice, Caterite Foodservice, Creed Foodservice, Dunns Food and Drinks, EFG Foodservice, Harvest Fine Foods, Henderson Foodservice, Savona Foodservice, Thomas Ridley Foodservice, Trevors Foodservice and Turner Price.
In addition to offering the leading brands from around the globe, the Group also provides over 800 products, all developed exclusively for professional caterers under the Country Range brand. Covering grocery, chilled, frozen and non-food, Country Range is widely recognised by caterers as a trusted and reliable brand delivering consistent quality and value for money without compromising on taste and flavour.
The Group also publishes its trade magazine Stir it up 10 times a year, which features the latest food, drink and industry news, Country Range brand promotions and in-depth trend reports and sector specific guides to support and inspire all foodservice caterers.
We’re a foodservice buying and marketing group helping caterers, our 18 UK and European wholesale members and suppliers facilitate business and build long-term relationships.
JTI UK is committed to identifying, understanding and reducing the environmental impact of its business activities. JTI UK strongly believes that the biggest difference can be made if wholesalers, retailers, and manufacturers work together to protect the environment and use their combined scale, ingenuity, and resources to keep sustainable options accessible to all.
Globally, JTI aims to reduce emissions in its own global operations by 47% and be carbon neutral by 2030. By 2050, the company aims to be Net-Zero greenhouse gas emissions across the entire value chain. JTI has also set targets to reduce its packaging (including plastic) and will ensure that the remaining packaging is 85% reusable or recyclable by 2025, rising to 100% by 2030.