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Elbrook C&C win Asian Trader Best Wholesale Depot Award for 2010

November 25, 2010
Elbrook C&C win Asian Trader Best Wholesale Depot Award for 2010

Elbrook C&C  - the Mitcham based C&C operator was delighted to receive this prestigious award at a glittering ceremony in Westminster attended by Influential Figures from Government , Suppliers & The Distributive Trade.

This is a notable achievement as there are in excess of 440 C&C & Wholesale Depots in the UK.

[photograph:] shows Fukhera Khalid & Bikal Shrestha from Elbrook C&C receiving the Award from Lord Boateng  accompanied by Andy Stevens from sponsors JTI Group, Ramniklal Solanki Editor in Chief of Asian Trader & Event Host Manish Bhasin. Fukhera received a Glass Trophy and a Cheque for £2,500

Fukhera Khalid started Elbrook C&C 25 Years ago as a 16 Year Old in 1985 and has built it into one of the best  single unit Wholesalers in the UK – a member of the Grocer Top 30 Elite Wholesalers. Fukhera is also one of the Top 100 most Influential Asian Businessmen in the UK. His current Turnover is £100 million and the core of the business revolves around Availability , Range , Competitive Pricing & Customer Service.

The Home Secretary – Theresa May – was in attendance and delivered a message of support to the UK’s Independent Retailers & Wholesalers and confirmed the Coalition Governments admiration of the Entrepreneurial Qualities of the Asian Trading Community.

This award completes a busy month for the Elbrook Business and the Khalid Family – they recently celebrated their 25th Anniversary with a Charity Ball which raised £25,000 for Autism Anglia , Fukhera was short-listed for Entrepreneur of the Year at the World Food Awards and his Restaurant & Banqueting Business – CHAK89 – was shortlisted at the British Curry Awards.

The award has a certain synergy as the Asian Trader is also celebrating their Silver Jubilee this Year

Fukhera Khalid – Managing Director of Elbrook  commented :- “We are delighted to have been awarded this accolade which  recognizes our 25th Year and the standards that we aspire to on a daily basis. I see the award as much for my loyal team at Elbrook as much for myself. Grateful thanks are also due to our suppliers and loyal customers. We thank the judges and all involved.

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  • Gallo Family
  • Evian
  • Barefoot Wine & Bubbly
  • Carlsberg
  • Smirnoff
  • Heinekin
  • Concha Y Toro
  • Stella Artois
  • Coca-cola
  • Hardys Wine
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