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We are delighted to report that we have been given an award in the Trade Monthly 2017 Food & Drink awards.


Trade Monthly

Trade Monthly is an online magazine set up to deliver the latest news, deals, information and comment from across the global retail and wholesale market. Trade Monthly prides themselves on being the go-to resource for anyone and everyone working in the retails and wholesale industry. Over and above being a magazine Trade Monthly is an information platform.

The company distributes a monthly newsletter to over 60,000 subscribers. The newsletter contains the very latest up to the minute news, insight and comment on the retail and wholesale market.

Trade Monthly also provides detailed online content and a respected and industry recognised  awards programme which was designed to showcase, recognise and reward the very best businesses from across the industry.


AwardsGrocery Award Trade Monthly Award

Trade Monthly offers a range of awards programmes specifically designed to reward and recognise the retails and wholesale industry businesses, and the dedicated individuals driving this enterprising market.

Trade Monthly view these stakeholders in our industry as supporting the global flow of goods to businesses in almost every sector, and that these dedicated firms are key to the fabric of our society.

The awards are given out through a combination of votes (gathered from Trade Monthly’s network of respected industry partners) and in-house research. The voting results are taken into consideration but the Trade Monthly in-house research carefully examine the past 12-months of each nominee’s performance. The awards are based purely upon merit.

We are delighted to have been given the award of Best Grocery Sector Training Provider in the 2017 Food & Drink Awards.

Darren A. Smith

About Darren A. Smith

Darren has been working in the world of UK Supermarkets and Suppliers for over 20 years. He began his career as a buyer at one of the big 4 UK supermarkets and after rising through the ranks he decided to leave after 13 years and set-up Making Business Matter.For the last 14 years he has run MBM, which is a training provider to the UK grocery industry. Helping suppliers to the big four supermarkets to develop the soft skills that will secure them more profitable wins.

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