The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA), the trade association for Scotland’s food and drink wholesale businesses, is urging MSPs to halt the Scottish Government’s deposit return scheme (DRS) ahead of the final Holyrood vote on the draft regulations today.

The fund to provide grants for small and medium-sized businesses affected by coronavirus (Covid-19) is to be doubled from £45 million to £90 million.

David Lamb, trading director at Dundee-based CJ Lang & Son and a long-time supporter of the Scottish Wholesale Association, retires today.

Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) has welcomed confirmation by the Scottish Government that a £45 million Pivotal Enterprise Resilience Fund is being made available to food and drink wholesalers and other companies that have up to now fallen through the cracks of all other business support measures.

These FREE online interactive training workshops are designed specifically for SWA members and open to your employees and their family members working from home.

The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) is asking wholesalers to share their trading trajectory over the past four weeks as part of an important data-gathering exercise that will help further reiterate to the Scottish Government the importance of the wholesale food and drink supply channel.

A music industry tour manager and a Glasgow-based food and drink wholesaler have joined forces to deliver food and drink to frontline NHS staff across Scotland as they work through the Covid-19 crisis.

SWA & SGF in collaboration have put together information to help members follow best practice principles within your delivery routines.

Please take a few minutes to look back on our 2020 Achievers Awards Dinner with our highlights video.  Seems a long time ago, doesn’t it?  How things have changed, but let’s look forward to being able to celebrate the achievements of our Scottish Wholesale industry in the not too distant future.


Further to SWA's update on the Scottish Government’s clarification of “essential businesses”, which included those in the production, sale and distribution of food please download our template letter for your employees.