Arthur David Becomes the Latest Independent Wholesaler to Join CRG

The Country Range Group have announced that Arthur David is the latest family-owned, independent wholesaler to join the ambitious buying group as its newest member.

Who Are Arthur David?

Based in Bishop Sutton, Bristol, Arthur David was founded in 1962 and now make over 42,000 deliveries to caterers and chefs across the South West every month. The Arthur David team is made up of over 435 members of staff and there are three generations of the David family working within the business.

Arthur David will join the Country Range Group as of 1st January 2024 providing them with instant access to the Group’s buying power, analysis, data and insights, the formidable Country Range own brand portfolio, Group publications as well as the wide-ranging marketing campaigns and promotions.

Arthur David follows Brook Street Foodservice and Harlech Foodservice as the third new member to join the Country Range Group within the last 12 months. It’s been a busy year for the Country Range Group with a record breaking CRG annual event and the roll-out of a breathtaking refresh across the award-winning Country Range own brand portfolio including a new logo and branding, vibrant new packaging designs, eye-catching photography and the introduction of a new premium tier of products, under the Country Range Signature brand.

Country Range Group Chief Executive Martin Ward, said “It’s a great privilege on behalf of the Group and our members to welcome the Arthur David team to our growing family. Ever since Arthur David first opened as a fruit & veg merchant back in 1962, his company’s success has been based on great people, hard work, dedication and supreme customer service. They couldn’t be a better fit for CRG and we can’t wait to have them as members and get the exciting partnership started.”

Alex Rall, Managing Director of Arthur David, commented: “While many independent wholesale businesses are being swallowed up by the big players in the industry, we’re immensely proud of our independence, we love what we do and remain passionate about our customers. The Country Range Group has been leading the way and carrying the torch for independent wholesale businesses so we’re delighted to be part of the family and look forward to working closely with the other members to drive further success.”

Discover All Country Range Group Members

The Country Range Group is made up of several truly independent, family-established wholesalers based around the UK and Ireland. With over 30 years operating within wholesale foodservice the Group has strong relationships with our members that are built upon a shared set of core values. Find out more about the rest of the Groups members.

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