Bellevue Cash Carry has been crowned the best wholesale business in Scotland after claiming four awards, including Best Cash Carry and the Champion of Champions accolade in Scottish Wholesale Achievers 2005. Managing director Graham Benson also received a further award for the Outstanding Individual Achiever.
Growth and development of Bellevue’s off-trade business paid off when it was also named Best Licensed Wholesaler – Off-Trade. Its Impulse Catering division also earned it the trophy for Best Marketing Initiative.
Scottish Wholesale Achievers, which was launched by the SWA to recognise professionalism, excellence and improving standards, attracted a turnout of 460 wholesalers and suppliers to its awards evening.
Other winners were: Best Delivered Wholesaler, CJ Lang; Best Retailer Development Programme, JW Filshill; Best Training Programme, Woodward Foodservice; Best Cash Carry – Catering, Costco, Edinburgh; Best Foodservice Wholesaler – Delivered, 3663, Edinburgh; and Best Licensed Wholesaler – On-Trade, Wallaces Express, Ayrshire;
In the supplier awards Irn Bru won Best Advertising Campaign and Best Marketing Initiative, and Golden Wonder won Best Overall Service.