Cotswold Fayre, fine food wholesale distributor, kicked-off 2017 with a series of trade shows to introduce its new suppliers and products.


The events held in Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham, Bracknell, Bristol and London, were attended by more than 200 retailers. Cotswold Fayre’s 35 new suppliers and 18 new brands from existing suppliers presented products for retailers to sample.


Among the most popular new suppliers at the shows were Great British BiscottiSnaffling PigFilotea, Little TurbanTea Huggers, What a Melon and Sauce Shop.


Paul Hargeaves, chief executive at Cotswold Fayre, says: “All of our new suppliers offer something unique to the speciality food market and we were incredibly excited to show retailers what they have to share. 


“We have found that offering retailers the opportunity to come and meet all our new suppliers in one place is hugely beneficial to all parties and this year proved to be no exception. 


“We are impressed with the number of post-show orders we’ve had so far and look forward to seeing how our new suppliers progress throughout the year.”


65% of the retailers who attended the shows placed an order with Cotswold Fayre.

Cotswold Fayre recently awarded Manfood; producer of male-focused sauces, pickles, jellies and more, as the New Supplier of the Year for 2016.