Official Suppliers to Confex gain access to over £3bn of buying power across the wholesale sector. Confex wholesalers operate over 230 warehouses supplying all product categories to independent businesses across the UK. Confex represent over 10% of the wholesale route to market and we work with over 200 suppliers and thousands of brands.

Confex strengths:

  • 51 years of trading within the industry
  • Business Development Managers with life-long experience in trading and negotiation
  • Customer-orientated staff
  • Dedicated support team
  • Regular Supplier meetings
  • Member knowledge
  • First class events & networking opportunities

What we do for our suppliers:

  • Promote official Suppliers and their product portfolio to the Membership
  • Implement a Joint Business Plan to track success
  • Communicate product, merchandising and media campaigns to Members
  • Identify trading opportunities within the Group using in-depth knowledge of the membership
  • Develop a promotional programme which drives volume and turnover
  • Offer the opportunity for Suppliers to work with Confex Central Distribution to develop distribution to Members who are not trading direct or cannot meet minimum criteria for a direct account

To become a new member or to find out more, email

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  • Alcohol / Bar accessories
  • Confectionery
  • Crisps & Snacks
  • Foodservice (Ambient)
  • Foodservice (Chilled & Frozen)
  • Grocery
  • Health
  • Household
  • Ice-cream
  • Soft Drinks
  • Tobacco / Sundries



Central Distribution provides wholesalers 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. Call 01451 821598 or click the find out more button.