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Our long standing success has given us excellent relationships with all key retailers & wholesalers in the UK Market

Our Specialist Divisions

Household Division

Our portfolio includes ranges of household & kitchen consumables & disposables in laundry, cleaning, hygiene, food storage, and firelighters across both major brands & selected private label ranges.

Healthcare Division

Our growing portfolio of health & beauty products features high quality, established and successful brands, along with selected innovative brands and a few private label options.

Catering Division

Our Portfolio includes a wide range of food service disposables & commodities including, cleaning, hygiene, janitorial products, as well as food prep & storage ranges used in all types of catering & food service operations.

Stationery Division

We represent many well-known brands & we specialise in distributing key brands from the office products market while also being experts in the supply of own label tapes for stationery, packaging & printed tapes

Some of our branded partners

our history

Robinson Young has come a long way since its humble beginnings in 1972 when it was founded by David Robinson and Sheila Elton. The company soon started to expand and has achieved steady growth ever since to become one of the few large scale specialist non-food distributors in the UK to cover all main channels, including retail, wholesale, online, pharmacy and food service. Below are some of the milestones and notable achievements.

1972
Founded by DM Robinson
1978
Acquired own warehouse in Bury St Edmunds
1982
Moved to larger warehouse on present head office site
1998
Reorganised business into four specialist divisions
2002
Set up new warehouse and distribution centre in Thetford
2005
Won Tesco award for Healthcare own label Supplier of the Year
2006
Doubled capacity at Thetford distribution facility
2007
Installed high density racking system in w/house, Won Nisa award for non-food Supplier of the Year
2011
Restructured sales team into customer focused channels
2012
Acquired major shareholding in Powermed Plus – pharmacy focused
2015
Won Landmark Non-Food Supplier of the Year

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