Parfetts Cash & Carry raised orders of £1m for its suppliers at its first trade show this month.

The event, held at the Reebok Stadium in Bolton to celebrate the wholesaler's 30th anniversary, attracted nearly 1,500 independent retailer customers. The 110 suppliers who exhibited at the event said they took more than £1m of orders on the day.

"The trade show has been a phenomenal success," said Parfetts trading director Greg Suszczenia. "Thirty years is a significant milestone. We wanted to share this celebration with our customers."