Hollier Dicksons


This is what we do


    The Hollier Dicksons group is the premier national distributor of confectionery, snack foods, groceries, beverages and recyclable food packaging to a wide and diverse range of local & national retailers who when combined, service the majority of the Australian population.

    Our customers are a diverse mix ranging from department stores, retail chains, petrol & convenience, Post offices, fast food chains, newsagencies , independent retailers, office supply companies, pharmacies, catering & facilities management companies, primary and secondary schools, universities, hospitals, cinemas and many more.


    Hollier Dicksons work with hundreds of suppliers to ensure we not only meet the needs of our diverse customer base but deliver our customers opportunities to grow their businesses.

    With new innovative products and brands plus excellent speed to market with product launches our customers and suppliers have the perfect partner to achieve their goals.

    Hollier Dicksons provide targeted promotional activity though our Sweet Deals, HD specials & Powerband programmes; this is complemented with marketing support.


    Hollier Dicksons are the Australian brand manager for Hersheys. We carry everyday lines and a selection of exciting seasonal lines. Hollier Dicksons is the home of iconic globally know brands such as Hershey, Reeses, Kisses & Jolly Rancher.

    Milton Hersheys commenced producing sweet chocolate in 1894. Located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the enterprise was named the Hershey Chocolate Company. 120 years later these staple and unique American chocolates & confectionery products are now available from Hollier Dicksons.

    We are also one of the only full range distributors of the Darrell Lea range of chocolates, and take pride in this important role as a purveyor of such an iconic Australian brand delighting Australians since 1927 From humble beginnings selling sweets from a pushcart, and later to a small factory under the first arch of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Darrell Lea, named after the original Lea familys youngest son, has spent decades creating the finest chocolates and yummiest confectionery.

    Ernest Hiller is another one of our specialised brands we endorse and support. First established in Sydney in 1914, Hilliers has always prided itself on delivering breathtaking gustatory delights, making Hilliers one of Australias most prestigious chocolate makers.


    Hollier Dicksons bring its staffs combined sales and distribution expertise to you. Our sales data analysis and consultancy services mean you can leverage our experience to benefit your operations. How is a particular product of yours performing when compared to the rest of your range? How is it performing relative to your competitors products in the same category? How is it performing within a specific buying group, a trade channel or a particular postcode? And what trends are your products and categories subject to over time?

    Our data analysis services provide you with timely, relevant information, to help you make informed decisions about your business. All reports are designed to your specific requirements and we present them to you in a format that is accurate, detailed, and easily understood.

    Capabilities don't stop there. Hollier Dicksons also offers comprehensive consultancy services. Whether you are entering the Australian marketplace for the first time, or you are simply looking to streamline your processes, we will work closely with you to identify the issues you are facing, and to build complete solutions that are sensitive to your business, and the environment you are competing in.

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How we do it


    Since 1854, Hollier Dicksons has continually grown and evolved to meet the demands of the Australian market. Starting as a Victorian based cordial and syrup manufacturer in its formative years, Hollier Dicksons is today a national, full-service distributor, thriving under the leadership of the Essey and Lloyd families. The teams shared philosophy of innovation and customer service excellence has formed the foundation of a national infrastructure, with a nimble and proactive culture where service levels are paramount.

    Whether your distribution needs are the most basic, or more complex, Hollier Dicksons has a service to suit you.


    Hollier Dicksons operate national facilities with distribution centers in every mainland Australian state. As a result we have the capability to supply to any site within Australia with complete pick, pack and delivery of goods. Our large fleet & Network of temperature controlled delivery vehicles, with a combination of Heavy-Rigid & Medium Rigid Trucks, Light trucks & Vans gives us the power & the flexibility to deliver both large and small


    Customer Service is our priority and we are proud to provide fast turnaround on all orders. Hollier Dicksons have a field sales & account management team of over 45 people to ensure the right range is in the right location resulting in stronger sales, a better bottom line, and happier customers.

    Our Telephone & Online customer support teams, are available to take your call or inquiry, they will get to know and understand your businesses needs and will be able to assist with all ordering requirements and delivery details.

  • TEAM

    For nearly 160 years, Hollier Dicksons have been providing distribution solutions to consumers and businesses throughout Australia. Hollier Dicksons have a strong and focused Executive team. We remain a family business; we understand our customers and provide a truly personal service. Hollier Dicksons employs over 200 people.

    We take the time to understand both client and supplier needs, and we make it our business to keep up to date with their changing requirements. You can be assured of experienced, reliable and honest service when dealing with Hollier Dicksons.

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Meet our team

The Hollier Dicksons group is the result of a merger between two wholesale distribution companies A&W Hollier and James Dickson & Co. Hollier Dicksons is an amalgamation of two of Australia's most experienced & accomplished families in the industry, the Essey and the Lloyd families.

Hollier Dicksons is Australian owned and a privately held company. Hollier Dicksons is led by an experienced board of Directors supported by a strong and capable executive team.

Daniel Essey

Daniel Essey


Arthur  Essey

Arthur Essey

Managing Director

Andrew  Lloyd

Andrew Lloyd

Executive Director

Rodney  Cassettari

Rodney Cassettari

General Manager

Alan Petersen

Alan Petersen

General Manager VIC

Joseph Essey

Joseph Essey

Chief Financial Officer

David  Franks

David Franks

Company Secretary

  • "I have been doing business with Hollier Dicksons for many many years, all my dealings have been an absolute pleasure. I could not recommend their service highly enough. Looking forward to many more years of business ahead"

    — Michael Doyle, Doyles Seafood Restaurant

  • "Hollier Dicksons are an absolute pleasure to work with. I have been impressed with the professionalism of everyone we have been in contact with. We highly recommend their services"

    — GlaxoSmithKline, GSK

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    Head Office - New South Wales

    Phone: (02) 9725 5520

    Fax: (02) 9725 5540

    61-65 Newton Road

    Wetherill Park, New South Wales 2164


    Phone: (03) 9544 4555

    Fax: (03) 9545 6655

    Unit 2, 80 - 96 South Park Drive

    Dandenong South, Victoria 3175


    Phone: (07) 3344 1775

    Fax: (07) 3344 1363

    Building C1 30 Bellrick Street

    Acacia Ridge, Queensland 4110

    Western Australia

    Phone: (08) 9204 2491

    Fax: (08) 9204 3552

    9 Burgay Court

    Osborne Park, Western Australia 6017

    South Australia

    Phone: (08) 8409 3000

    Fax: (08) 8244 3433

    15 / 17 Francis Road

    Wingfield, South Australia 5013

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