AACS Distributor of the Year 2018

The Distributors was honoured at the prestigious Australian Association of Convenience Stores (AACS) Gala Dinner and Awards night held in Melbourne on 16 August in front of 650 convenience industry colleagues.

Awarded AACS Wholesaler of the Year 2018, Josh Sherlock, The Distributors Board Member and Executive Director of The Distributors Perth accepted the award from AACS CEO Jeff Rogut.

"We are delighted to win the AACS Supplier of the year for Distribution 2018." said Josh Sherlcok. "The Distributors group has always prided itself on customer service and it is wonderful to receive the recognition of the industry for the fourth year running. Many thanks to our membership for their efforts in making this possible."

On 04 Sep 2018 In The Distributors News

Grab and Go with Lipton Ice Tea 350ml

Lipton is Australia's #1 Ice Tea Brand and this month you can grab and go with Lipton's new 350ml Ice Tea Pack Size in the 2 most popular flavours, Peach and Lemon.

Perfect for health conscious consumers with reduced calories per serve, pair with a meal and drink on the go.

Available now from your local The Distributors Warehouse.

On 23 Aug 2018 In Product News

New Delicious M&M'S Caramel

M&M'S has launched its newest, delicious, addition to the M&M'S family - Caramel. M&M'S Caramel is filled with a chewy, caramel centre, covered in the infamous colourful shell.

M&M'S Caramel are available in two sizes, a single serve (45g) and medium pouch (130g) for sharing with family and friends.

Talk to your local The Distributors Warehouse to place your order.

On 20 Aug 2018 In Product News

Limited Edition Smith's Crinkle Cut 45g Garlic Bread

Smith's has collaborated with Pizza Hut to launch limited edition garlic bread-flavoured chips.

Don't miss out on ranging this fabulous new flavour - a win for chips and pizza fans alike.

Available in 45g and 150g packs.

Order now from your local The Distributors Warehouse

On 20 Aug 2018 In Product News

Craven Foods joins The Distributors Network

The Distributors are pleased to announce the expansion of their local service network with Craven Foods joining the Group. Craven Foods is The Distributors Member for Bunbury, Western Australia.

Craven Foods commenced in June 1987 and the current owners Douglas Mateljan and Kym Burke secured the business in 2000. The business since then has expanded to become a Total Food Service Wholesaler out of Bunbury in the South-West Region of Western Australia.

Douglas Mateljan, Owner of Craven Foods said, “We are thrilled to join The Distributors group and the further opportunities it presents for us and for our local customers.”

“Craven Foods started as a seafood wholesaler only and today we are a Total Food Service Wholesaler ranging over 4,500 product lines. It is an exciting time and with The Distributors, we can confidently look to expand our Market beyond Food Service.”

George Tsapoutas General Manager of The Distributors said, “Craven Foods – The Distributors Bunbury is the group’s 35th locally owned warehouse and our 3rd member in Western Australia allowing greater national reach and faster local service for this region. We welcome Doug and his Team to The Distributors and look forward to working with Craven Foods moving forward.” 

Craven Foods is located at 16 Denning Road, Bunbury WA 6230 and open Monday to Friday 7.30am to 4.30pm. Call (08) 9720 4444 or visit www.cravenfoods.com.au 

On 19 Aug 2018 In The Distributors News

Golden Double Header for Accredited Distributors


Accredited Distributors, their Suppliers and Customers converged on Etihad Stadium for Accredited’s Annual Trade Show and Cocktail Party on Friday 6 July.

Returning to Etihad Stadium for a second year, excitement gathered as attendees strolled past the famous arena with its retractable roof on the way to Australia’s largest trade show. The buzz once inside the Victory room was contagious with about 70 exhibitors showcasing their product ranges, new lines and hot show offers to over 1250 attendees.

Product samples, food and refreshments were plentiful and exhibitors all agreed it was a hugely successful sales day. New customers were in awe of the event while returning customers recalled how many shows they previously attended of Accredited’s 23 trade shows.

450 guests with golden tickets attended the Cocktail Party Awards night in the Medallion Room at the Stadium. Guests embraced the theme of “a hint of gold" and dressed in gold, glitter, feathers and wigs ready for a fun-filled evening. Stephen Cummings band provided the rock ‘n’ roll entertainment and the charity auction raised $5995 for Relay for Life - supporting Cancer Council’s vital research, prevention and support services.

On 01 Aug 2018 In The Distributors News

Jolly Lolly is Back with New 100g Party Mix

Jolly Lolly is back with new packaging and in a brand new size perfect for your impulse customer.

Launching with 100g Party Mix, this Jolly Lolly bag contains a combination of all your party favourites - snakes, bananas, milk bottles, pineapples and raspberries.

Delivered in a shelf-ready tray for one-touch merchandising on shelves and countertops, these bags can also be hang-sold. 

Competitively priced with an RRP of $1.75, Jolly Lolly 100g pack will be grabbed off the shelves. 

Available to order now, there are 20 bags per outer and are exclusive to your local The Distributors warehouses.

On 02 Jul 2018 In Product News

JC's Quality Foods joins Advantage

The Distributors is excited to announce J.C.’s Quality Foods as the latest Supplier to join The Distributors Advantage program.  J.C.’a Quality Foods is synonymous with quality and service and leads the way with fresh and tasty nuts, dried fruit, snacks, mixes and more. 

JC's Quality Foods

What makes J.C.'s Quality Foods different to other nut and dried fruit companies is their commitment to innovation.

Passionate about crafting products made from fresh ingredients, sourced from family growers and specialist producers, their original fruit and nut mixes have become household sensations and are sought after all over the country and abroad, including the popular 45g Delicious Energy Mix and 45g Original Outback mix.

From 1 March 2018, all Advantage program members will earn points on their purchases of J.C.’s Quality Foods products through their local The Distributors warehouse.



On 01 Mar 2018 In The Distributors News

Your Tastebuds Will Love Smith's Crinkle Street Eats

Take your tastebuds on a holiday with Smith's new Crinkle "Street Eats" flavours:

  • American Pulled Pork 150g (12 units per outer) and 80g (18 units per outer)
  • Chinese Peking Duck 150g (12 units per carton) and 80g (18 units per outer)
  • Mexican Burrito 150g (12 units per carton) and 45g (15 units per outer)

Talk to your local The Distributors Member to order now

On 06 Feb 2018 In Product News

New M&M's Chocolate Bar

Now you can have your chocolate bar and eat your M&M'S® too.

Meet the new M&M'S® chocolate bar. Creamy, smooth milk chocolate sprinkled with M&M'S® MINIS Milk Chocolate Candies creates an irresistible crunch that raises the chocolate bar to an M&M'S® level. 

M&M'S® 46g Chocolate Bar, 24 units per outer. Order now from your local The Distributors Member. 


On 05 Feb 2018 In Product news