Landmark Wholesale has announced that another new member has joined the buying group, its third recruit this year.
Gilsons Foods, which is based in Leicester, is a family-owned business that has been established for 24 years with a turnover of more than £14m. With a 20,000sq ft depot, Gilsons are mainly a cash and carry business with 15% of its business delivered, offering grocery, licensed and cigarettes. Gilsons joins Landmark next week (November 30, 2015).
“We are looking forward to joining Landmark and maximising the opportunities that we know this will present,” said Mr T Gilll, managing director of Gilsons Cash & Carry. “From the first meeting with Martin [Williams, Landmark Wholesale MD] and his team, it was clear that we would benefit from their professionalism, support and industry insight and expertise and we’re delighted to have joined the Group.”
“Gilsons are a highly respected family business with a fantastic track record locally, and we’re thrilled to welcome them to the Landmark family,” said Martin Williams. “I, and the Landmark team, am looking forward to helping them develop their business in the Leicester area where wholesaling is fiercely competitive.”
Country Fare, a foodservice wholesaler based in Bournemouth and London-based retail-focussed Esin Cash and Carry (EDA Quality Foods) both joined the Group in May.
Landmark Wholesale now has 38 members supplying the retail, catering and foodservice sectors through cash and carry and delivered operations across the UK.