Here at Cotswold fayre, we are keen to grow the chilled range, offering over the counter products such as cheese, meat and pies to essential fridge fillers such as yoghurt, sauces and pasta. Meet two of our new suppliers, recently introduced to our chilled range...
Our progress as a chilled foods wholesaler has attributed to the companies growth in 2017. We recommend must-have products that we believe retailers should be stocking and share what categories have seen the most success in this sector.
With Halloween over for another year, it’s time for retailers to dial up Christmas including our independent, convenience and fine food store customers. Behind the shop floor, stock planning and ordering for seasonal events in the year ahead such as Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day and Easter is also well underway.
Bread & Jam is an annual 2 day conference and bootcamp for emerging and scaling food and drink brands, bringing together food and drink founders and innovators, investors, media and industry leaders. Amongst the speakers is Paul Hargreaves, who will also be judging the New Producer Awards.
Calling all retailers: Be sure to visit the Cotswold Fayre Pavilion, complete with 48 partner suppliers.
Consolidate your orders and deliveries by choosing Cotswold Fayre as your preferred wholesaler.Read More
One of the most talked about drinks brands of the last twelve months, No More Teabags became a viral sensation when it launched, with global media fascinated by what ‘tea in can’ was and why it existed.
We all want to make a difference in the world through our businesses for the better, but are well aware that for this to really happen, there needs to be a movement of like-minded people. Yes, we can all “do our bit” but for change to happen we need to be influencing other people.Read More
It’s been a couple of weeks of endings for several businesses. At Cotswold Fayre, two of our new suppliers for 2017 have stopped trading less than a year after we started with them. Thor Drinks has done it properly and gone into administration but the other, Little Turban, has disappeared off the face of the planet, leaving orders unfulfilled and customers disappointed. They leave behind a still live Twitter account and a consumer web-site, still taking customer’s money – I know because I placed an order as a last resort to see if anything would happen. It didn’t!
Following on from last week’s thoughts, Paul Hargreaves has been wondering whether digital technology has reduced the need of those within SMEs to be able to sell. The thought stream sometimes seems to be that if you put yourself out on social media enough then business will flow in. Is this true or false?