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The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) has welcomed confirmation from the Scottish Government that some food and drink wholesalers will be able to gain access to a small amount of the £40 million support package announced last week for hospitality businesses affected by the latest round of lockdown restrictions.

The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) has called on the Scottish Government to ensure that their financial support package announced in light of the new temporary restrictions covers food and drink wholesalers and others in the hospitality supply chain as well as the hospitality businesses affected.

The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) has called on First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to ensure that any new phase of financial support for the hospitality and tourism sectors includes food and drink wholesalers and other businesses in the hospitality supply chain.

Scottish Wholesale Association member Taylor Wholesale has spoken about its experiences when Covid-19 and lockdown hit the business, and how it lost nearly 80% of its business overnight.

Leading dairy group Lactalis UK & Ireland has joined the Scottish Wholesale Association as part of its strategy to strengthen its links with the wholesale sector in Scotland and build awareness of the branded cheddar market.

The Scottish Government has published its updates on retail guidance, social distancing and the mandatory wearing of face coverings.

Wholesalers in Scotland are calling on the Chancellor Rishi Sunak to extend business rates relief to the wholesale sector to bring it into line with its customers in tourism and hospitality.

The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA), the trade association for Scotland’s food and drink wholesale businesses, has been invited to participate in the new Scottish Tourism Recovery Taskforce.

The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA), the trade association for Scotland’s food and drink wholesale businesses, has welcomed the Scottish Government's intention to reopen hospitality and tourism businesses from July 15.

Scottish Wholesale Association chief executive Colin Smith features in the latest episode of TWC Sound Bites, discussing Covid-19 and the SWA’s work in getting Government support for Scottish Wholesalers.