Brian Sharoff

PLMA president Brian Sharoff dies aged 77

2020-05-29T20:26:00+01:00

Sharoff took on the role of PLMA president in 1981, shortly after the association was founded in the US

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East End Foods founder Don Wouhra passes away

2020-05-14T10:04:00+01:00

The Wouhra family said they were in “shock and mourning” at the loss of “a kind, generous and larger than life character”

Steve Barnett

Costco trading director and ‘tremendous leader’ Steve Barnett dies

2020-04-14T16:26:00+01:00

Barnett was part of the team that launched Costco in the UK in 1993

Raj Aggarwal in store

Tributes paid as Spar retailer Raj Aggarwal dies from coronavirus

2020-04-14T11:51:00+01:00

Aggarwal’s death follows the passing of fellow retailer Krishnasamy Chiyamalan from Dartford, Kent, last week

Cath Empringham, Ellas Kitchen

Tributes paid to Ella’s Kitchen MD Cath Empringham

2020-03-09T12:34:00+00:00

Ella’s Kitchen said Empringham would be remembered for her amazing personality

Colin Harper photograph

Founder of Storecheck Marketing Colin Harper passes away

2020-01-24T10:18:00+00:00

Harper was known as a sage of the field marketing industry

Lynas foodservice lorry

Lynas Foodservice chairman Norman Lynas dies aged 77

2019-11-26T12:39:00+00:00

In 2017 Lynas received an OBE for services to the business community and young people

jeff van der eems

‘Bright and brilliant’ food industry veteran Jeff Van der Eems dies aged 56

2019-09-13T13:55:00+01:00

A memorial service for Jeff van der Eems will be held on 7 January 2020

John Drummond

Tributes paid to former Scottish Grocers’ Federation CEO John Drummond

2019-08-30T13:35:00+01:00

Drummond served as SGF chief executive from 2005 to 2015

John Drummond

Tributes paid to former Scottish Grocers’ Federation CEO John Drummond

2019-08-23T13:42:00+01:00

Drummond served as SGF chief executive from 2005 to 2015