Mondelez International is urging wholesalers to get their Christmas confectionery displays out as soon as possible to inspire retailers to do so too.

According to latest figures from Nielsen, consumer confidence in the UK increased for the sixth quarter in a row, rising above the global average for the first time in more than nine years.

Wholesalers and retailers need to attract graduates and workers with digital and customer services skills to boost productivity in the sector, according to a new report by the government’s skills experts the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES).

Burnley-based Birchall Foodservice has joined the Food for Life Catering Mark Supplier Scheme to demonstrate its commitment to help caterers provide meals that are freshly prepared, free from undesirable additives and better for animal welfare.

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