Following a hugely successful foodservice speed dating event, the Today’s Group is delighted to report that the initiative, which takes place annually, saw a record breaking year with over 152,000 cases sold during the event, +20% year-on-year.
The two-day event took place on the 13th and 14th June at Doncaster’s race course and brought together 24 Today’s Group foodservice members and 29 supplier partners with the aim of negotiating deals, building long term profitable relationships and planning for a successful year ahead.
An exclusive deal package that was negotiated by the Today’s Group with supplier partners, was available to attending members during the event.
Jim Cummiskey, Managing Director of Failte Foods and Today’s Group Board member said, “this year’s speed dating event was a huge success, well done to David (Sabin, Head of Trading) and his team for all the hard work in making this year’s event great all round”
Ross Brown, Premier Foods said, “The Today’s Group foodservice event is one of the best speed-dating events I have been to. Very well organised, great venue and good conversations with members”
About Today’s Group
Today’s Group is the UK’s largest buying group with purchasing power of £5.7bn. The group operates across the retail, on-trade and foodservice sectors and has more than 142 wholesale members, 494 symbol group retailers and 2,419 retail club members in England, Scotland and Ireland.