Bain Capital, the owners of Brakes Group has formed a new company by pulling together Fresh Direct, M&J Seafood, Pauleys and Wild Harvest all under the Fresh Direct name.

Confectionery specialist Hancocks has overhauled its delivery structure to offer customers a free delivery service across the majority of the UK when they spend more than £150*.

Steve Parfett, chairman of Parfetts Cash & Carry, has won the Family Business Director of the Year Award from the Institute of Directors (IoD).

Tributes have been paid to Michael Felton, the founder of South West foodservice wholesaler Caterfood, who died earlier this month aged 78 after a short illness.

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