Jelly Belly Teams Up with Disney

Jelly Belly has teamed up with The Walt Disney Company to launch a special line of Disney character inspired flavour mixes - Mickey Mouse bag and Minnie Mouse bag. 

The lovable Mickey and Minnie Mouse Bags (80g) make special occasions something to celebrate with these perfect party favour sized bags.


Celebrations and events from birthdays and anniversaries, to graduations and holidays, get even sweeter when Mickey and Minnie come calling. Personalise the gift with the writable space on the package. 

All Jelly Belly jelly beans are Kosher, gluten free, peanut free, dairy free, fat free and vegetarian friendly. 

On 01 Jul 2016 In Product News

Cadbury Mixes Hanging Bags

Cadbury has launched two new hanging bags, Cadbury Party Mix and Cadbury Lolly Bag making for the perfect combination of lollies and chocolate all in the one bag.

The Lolly Bag (160g) contains jelly worms, milk bottles, dinosaur lollies, Cadbury Caramels and Tiny Freddo Faces.

The Party Mix (160g) includes lolly snakes, strawberries and cream, Cadbury Clinkers and Tiny Freddo Faces.

On 30 Jun 2016 In Product News

Freedom Superfood Bars

Freedom foods have launched a range of three exciting superfood bars; Crafted Blends Berries Bar, Greens Bar and Maca Bar.

  • Berries Bar combines the delicious taste of cranberries, pomegranate & goji berries
  • Greens Bar combines pepitas, spinach and chickpeas
  • Maca Bar is made with maca, chickpeas & sultanas

These superfood Crafted Blend Bars are gluten, nut and wheat free

On 20 Jun 2016 In Product News

The Distributors Support Foodbank Victoria


 Over the last 12 months, The Distributors have  donated 8,901 kilos of food to Foodbank Victoria.

 This is equivalent to over 17,802 meals for people  across Victoria.

 In 2015 in Victoria alone Foodbank rescued and  redistributed the equivalent of 17 million meals,  feeding over 100, 000 people each month.

On 31 May 2016 In The Distributors News

The Distributors Celebrate Award Winners

The Distributors Award winners for 2015 announced at the Mid-Year Gala Dinner are:

Celebrating 35 Years Service - Accredited Distributors; J&A Wholesalers and Kev Baldwin Wholesale Confectionery

Celebrating 30 Years Service - Juicy Isle     

Celebrating 25 Years Service - JB Metropolitan 

Celebrating 15 Years Service - Link Distribution Services and Southern Sweet Distributors

Member of the Year $15m and above - JB Metropolitan 

Member of the Year up to $15m - A.C.B Suncity and A.C.W Sunshine

Supplier of the Year $10m and above - Nestle Confectionery

Supplier of the Year up to $10m - Universal Candy

Best Trade Show Stand (Gold Supplier) - Snack Brands Australia

Best Trade Show Stand (Silver/Bronze Supplier) - Bundaberg Brewed Drinks

Best New Product Launch - Cadbury Mint Twirl

On 16 May 2016 In The Distributors News

The Distributors "Looking Back to The Future"

Celebrating 35 years, The Distributors “Looking Back to the Future” themed Mid-Year Conference and Trade Show was a resounding success for The Distributors Members, Management Team, Suppliers and Customers.

Held May 4 to 6 in Brisbane, the Retailer Trade Show attracted over 300 Convenience and Route Customers providing the opportunity for Members and Suppliers to interface with their customers.

Customers came ready to place orders as Suppliers offered over and above deals on their products. The Wholesaler Trade Show followed in the afternoon, which hosted 55 exhibitors showcasing new product lines, product innovations and trends. The day wrapped up with an evening cocktail hour.
The Gala Dinner held at the Brisbane City Hall was a great venue for the “Back to the Future” theme. Doc, Biff Tannen and Marilyn Monroe partied alongside Madonna and Patsy Stone from Ab Fab with plenty of other celebrity sightings.
The night was a toast to the 35th anniversary of The Distributors with four out of the five inaugural board members joining the celebration alongside current and past board members. The dinner culminated with presentations of The Distributors annual awards recognising Supply Partners and The Distributors Members.
Surplus food from the event was donated to OzHarvest, Australia's leading food rescue charity.

On 16 May 2016 In The Distributors News

Accredited Celebrates 40 Years in Business

Accredited Distributors, one of the founding members of The Distributors, celebrate a very special anniversary of 40 years in business, servicing and supplying the FMCG markets.

From humble beginnings of a small local milk bar which opened on 10th April 1976, Accredited Distributors have grown and transformed to what is now a best in practice state of the art distribution hub servicing over 4000 customers across Victoria.

Accredited Distributors will host their 21st annual Trade Show on 22nd July 2016 at their premises in Dandenong with over 1200 retailers expected to attend.

On 11 Apr 2016 In The Distributors News

Mrs Higgins Raw Energy 'Bliss Bites'

Mrs Higgins has created a new snack that’s delicious, satisfying and packed full of goodness with it’s new range of Bliss Bites.

Bliss Bites are an all-natural Raw Energy treat for all those customers who want a treat but do not want all the ‘nasties’ that usually go with a treat such as salt, sugar and chocolate. 

Bliss Bites are small round wholesome balls (15 grams each) made from all natural ingredients and are gluten free and dairy free and do not have any added sugar. 


Available in two flavours – Cranberry & Cashew and Choc Hit, both flavours fit into the under 800kj area that so many education and medical sites demand.  

On 16 Mar 2016 In Product News

Irresistibly smooth Lindor Coconut and Dark Chocolate

Melt into the moment with Lindor's irresistibly smooth and delicious Coconut and Dark Chocolate flavour now in 147g gift box.

Available now from The Distributors.

On 15 Mar 2016 In Product News

Josh Sherlock joins The Distributors Board

The Distributors is pleased to announce the appointment of Joshua Sherlock to the company’s board of Directors.

Elected at The Distributors Annual General Meeting held on October 28, Joshua Sherlock is an Executive Director of The Distributors Perth. With a background in information technology, Joshua brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Board.

Joshua replaces Bruce Spiteri, Managing Director, JB Metropolitan who has completed his 3 year term. The Distributors Board would like to thank Bruce for his contributions during his term.

On 30 Nov 2015 In The Distributors News