The award winning Spar Y Maes convenience store in Pwllheli, is a true family business. We spoke to store manager Jimmy Roberts to understand what makes Spar Y Maes such a great success.Read More
As a soft drinks wholesaler, we are always on the look-out for brands and products that offer our customers something a little bit different from the norm.
As one of our largest categories, our soft drinks suppliers offer convenience stores, fine food retailers or delis a huge choice of different drinks to stock.Read More
There has been much debate on soft drinks over the last few weeks, primarily centred around the Government’s ‘sugar-tax’ introduced in March’s budget.
As a wholesaler of soft drinks, we believe that the large manufacturers will continue to seek ways to reduce sugar and perhaps resist passing this new tax onto consumers.Read More
We are pleased to announce The Real Pie Company has won Producer of the Year at The Sussex Food & Drink Awards 2017...Read More
Italian Pasta maker Garofalo now offer point of sale material free of charge to new and existing customers*Read More
What a fabulous weekend! I really enjoyed my 3 days away in Tallinn last weekend, and can thoroughly recommend a visit there. However, I got the timing horribly wrong. It was 18 degrees at home last week and when we arrived in Tallinn, only 1 degree. So, do go, but wait until May. However, that cold weather is thoroughly appropriate for today’s task of helping to proof-read the Christmas Catalogue. Yes, I know, it’s annoying isn’t it! We’ve only just recovered from the last one, but don’t blame me. We only followed the larger wholesalers who had been doing it for many years before Cotswold Fayre started! The belief is that the early bird catches the worm around May!Read More
Waitrose, performed their best in the last decade during the deepest parts of recession. By no coincidence, Cotswold Fayre tends to grow faster in times of low economic growth. Why is this?Read More
By the time you read this Article 50 may well have been triggered, or it May have been delayed (see what I did there?) I have made my views on Brexit very clear over the past year, so have many others within the business world, but I like them whilst we voted “Remain” had resigned ourselves to the process of leaving, hoping for a smooth transition. I wouldn’t say that I have become optimistic about being out of Europe but had begun to see some positives.Read More