Since 1998, The Food & Drink Forum has been promoting the growth of the UK’s food and drink sector by offering a range of support services, allowing businesses to access the expertise and facilities needed to develop their business.

Starting and operating a food & drink business can
be challenging. Our Business Solutions provide you
with all the practical support needed to grow and
successfully operate your business.

Call us on 0115 975 8810 to access our business support services.

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Business Solutions

For the food and drink industry

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    Market Intelligence

    We can provide food and drink market intelligence and trends information through industry-leading software.

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    Development Kitchens

    We have a range of development kitchens, some of which are full equipped, available for short term hire. Perfect for product development, trials and batch runs. Or even just that first step to move out of the home kitchen?

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    Meeting & Conference Facilities

    We have a range of modern meeting and conference facilities available for short term hire at our dedicated food parks and food innovation centres. 

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    Jobs Board & Equipment Exchange

    We can help our network of Members to recruit for food-industry roles through the use of our online 'Jobs Board' and source or sell production equipment through our online 'Equipment Exchange'.

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    Advertisement Opportunities

    We can help you to promote your product through a range of advertisement opportunities including; advertising on our website, promotional articles in our monthly newsletter, Technical Bites, via our social media channels and through your profile on our online 'Suppliers' Directory'.

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    News & Updates

    Become a Member to receive industry news and regulatory updates.

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    Food-Grade Premises

    We have a range of purpose-build food-grade units available at our three sites in Nottingham, Leicester and Weston-super-Mare. Ranging in size from 1,000 sq ft onwards the sites are designed to grow with your business.

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    Accessing Suppliers

    Our online 'Suppliers' Directory' is accessible to all our of food & drink business members, and is your first stop for finding new suppliers. 

Start your food business journey today