Welcome to SWA News. This is where you will find all our news as well as relevant industry information.

Food Standards Scotland has been working a range of stakeholders, including SWA, around the introduction of new PPDS legislation across the UK from Friday 1 October. Read about the role SWA have played in the PPDS process and how our supplier member, Erudus, can provide wholesalers and end-users with solutions to ensure they comply with the legislation


With judging of the Scottish Wholesale Association’s Achievers awards now under way and a record number of entries, the trade group has unveiled its independent judging panel for the initiative which highlights best practice and innovation within the industry and also shines a spotlight on the dedicated, passionate people who keep its wheels moving.


Trade group the Scottish Wholesale Association has joined forces with Arcola Energy to identify the business case for fuel cell technology in the UK’s transition to zero-emission road freight.

The Scottish Wholesale Association is moving into Phase 2 of its decarbonisation project designed to help members and the wider wholesale sector become greener and more sustainable.

Entries are now open for the Achievers Awards 2022, the long-established industry programme that rewards outstanding performance across the wholesale trade in Scotland.

Recent incidents of “unacceptable abuse” towards wholesale staff including delivery drivers, telesales and credit control teams have led the Scottish Wholesale Association to launch a #BeKindToWholesale campaign.

The Achievers Awards, the long-established industry programme that rewards outstanding performance across the wholesale trade in Scotland, is to return in 2022, the Scottish Wholesale Association has confirmed.

As hospitality businesses start to reopen this week the Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) is focused on helping Scotland’s food and drink recovery by building local sourcing opportunities for wholesalers and local producers.

Members are invited to join us for our first Virtual Hustings ahead of the Scottish Parliamentary elections on Thursday 6th May. 

Your chance to hear not only more about SWA's own ‘Decarbonisation of the Wholesale Industry’ project but from other businesses, and bodies, that are leading the way in hydrogen vehicle fleet deployment.

From local production of green hydrogen through to vehicle refuelling solutions that can support the wider deployment of zero emission logistics fleets.