Green Wholesaler Award

The 2019 awards are supported by

In a world where green credentials are increasingly giving businesses a competitive edge, Confex offers its members a chance to win a green accolade for their business.

Take the opportunity to see how your green credentials stack up against similar businesses, and find out how to improve your environmental performance - which could lead to real cost savings.

Download entry forms here:
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Prizes and benefits

The Confex Green Wholesale Awards, run in partnership with environmental consultants are supported by leading sector brand names, and are presented at the annual Confex trade show dinner. Awards are presented to the most eco-friendly businesses, together with a logo for use on winners' products and premises. Winners in each category will receive a trophy:

  • Retail Wholesaler
  • Foodservice Wholesaler
  • Overall Green Wholesaler of the Year Winner

On top of this you stand to win increased publicity for your company, an improved reputation in the eyes of your customers and industry peers and the additional boost to staff morale that winning an award can bring.

The judging

The competition will be judged by environmental consultants.

Past Winners


Winner Runner up Category Sponsor
GWD Convenience Kentish Match
Highly Commended: JL Brooks
Retail Wholesaler Coca Cola
Dunsters A to Z
Highly Commended: Foodspeed
Foodservice Wholesaler Unilever
Nasco Right Price
Highly Commended: Fresh Island
Best Practice Nestle Professional


Winner Runner up Category Sponsor
Right Price Kentish Match Retail Wholesaler Coca Cola
Penta Fresh Island Foodservice Wholesaler Unilever
A to Z GWD Convenience Best Practice Nestle Professional


Winner Category Sponsor
Thompson Foodservice Overall Winner The Fuel Card People
Thompson Foodservice Foodservice Wholesaler Unilever Foodsolutions
Lansdell Soft Drinks Ltd Retail Wholesaler Pepsico


Winner Category Sponsor
Kentish Match Overall Winner The Fuel Card People
Kentish Match Retail Wholesaler Pepsico
Foodspeed Catering Wholesaler Unilever Food Solutions


Winner Category Sponsor
Refreshment Systems Overall Winner The Fuel Card People
Refreshment Systems Foodservice Wholesaler The Fuel Card People
Midland Chilled Retail Wholesaler Unilever Food Solutions


Winner Category Sponsor
A to Z Catering Supplies Overall Winner Nestle Professional
A to Z Catering Supplies Foodservice Wholesaler Unilever Food Solutions
Lansdell Soft Drinks Retail Wholesaler The Fuel Card People


Winner Category Sponsor
J L Brooks Overall Winner Coca Cola Enterprises
J L Brooks Small Wholesaler Nestle UK
Rippleglen Large Wholesaler Mondelez
Nasco Best Newcomer Unilever Food Solutions


Winner Category Sponsor
Woods Foodservice Overall Winner Pepsico UK
Woods Foodservice Small Foodservice Wholesaler Nestle UK
J L Brooks Small Retail Wholesaler Wrigley
Rippleglen Large Retail Wholesaler Coca Cola Enterprises
Ahmed Bros Large Foodservice Wholesaler Kraft Foods

Useful Links

Energy Efficiency

H help companies to turn good environmental performance into competitive advantage.
Warehousing efficiency
Water saving, water efficiency

Waste Management
Packaging regulations
Waste disposal
Waste and recycling services
Waste and resources action programme

Advice on cutting fleet costs and carbon emissions
Bike to work scheme for employees
Green travel planning solutions



The CDC provides members with the ability to order in smaller quantities than would be possible direct with the Supplier. This helps their cash flow, stock planning and drives their business to greater return.