Founded in 1961 by Doug and Reg Standen and trading under the name Scown and Standen. Originally a rabbit distribution service running to and from Melbourne and located in Beveridge street Swan Hill.
In 1979 with a change of location and change of name to the Swan Hill Wholesalers came new owners. Jim Thompson and later son Alan Thompson would own and manage till 2010.
In 2010 Swan Hill Wholesalers would again welcome new and current owners John and Maree Giddings.
Currently stocking close to 2500 products , from frozen, chilled and ambient foods to cleaning products, packaging , kitchen appliances and stationary. Covering every need in the food industry, making us a one stop shop.
The Swan Hill Wholesalers employ 17 local staff who are highly trained Food Service people to work in areas of logistics, sales, administration and management. They're a highly motivated team that ensure the customers needs are met .
Our distribution fleet features modern temperature zone vehicles with separate frozen, chilled and dry compartments. We service over 40 towns and regions across Victoria and NSW
Swan Hill Wholesalers are a part of the countrywide network. Countrywide is Australia’s largest group of independently owned wholesale distributors in the Food service industry.
With our collective buying strength and relationships with leading food manufacturers, we are able to provide our customers with industry leading service at a competitive price.
Our aim is to work in partnerships with our customers so we can both achieve our goals.
Photo credit- Karen Baird