Our Free Network Membership offers businesses the chance to join our network and receive industry and legislative updates.

Our aim is to further promote the growth of the UK’s food and drink sector by offering FREE updates to keep businesses informed about funding and grants, sector trends, regulatory changes, certifications (SALSA, RED TRACTOR, BRC) and compliance – providing easy access to information that will stimulate growth and competitiveness. Businesses can also use the Forum’s support to access the expertise and facilities needed to grow their businesses even further. (Full rates apply but discounts are available through a Business Membership)


Membership Benefits for Free Network Members

  • Updates on grant funding and support 

  • Updates on availability of food grade premises including Southglade and Leicester City Food Parks
  • Updates on food regulations, legislation and food management system changes through Technical Bites**
  • Updates on events and networking opportunities
  • Updates on key food industry trends and market intelligence***
  • Access to and listed, if required, in our Online Directory of food and drink industry suppliers and services*
  • Access to our meeting rooms and development kitchen*
  • Access to our Technical experts to support you with compliance, food management standards and new product development as well as attending ‘Technical Drop-In’ sessions for direct one to one support*

* Full rates apply but discounts are available through a Business Membership
** Serves in part as a compliance prerequisite for BRC in terms of sector updates
*** Further detailed food industry trends are available through Business Membership

Since 1998, The Food & Drink Forum has assisted investment of around £40m of public funds into the UK food and drink sector.

The Food & Drink Forum -
Free Network Membership

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