The Food & Drink Forum, in partnership with The Mallows Company, has secured funding to offer a range of useful services to food and drink manufacturers until September 2021, including; grant funding, business mentoring, industry events, market trends & intelligence
and food technical support.

Business Mentoring
Eligible businesses will have access to industry experts, fully subsidised, to receive mentoring in any aspect of business. FEAST2 mentors have a wealth of experience in running food and drink manufacturing businesses and are keen to share their knowledge with you.

Industry Events
The Food & Drink Forum along with industry partners will run a number of industry-specific events throughout the course of the project. Bringing like-minded businesses together to share knowledge, best practice and experience

Market Intelligence
Access information on market intelligence, trends and consumer habits through the FEAST2 project in order to grow your business.

Technical Support
Eligible businesses could receive up to 12 hours of support at no cost from the Food & Drink Forum’s Technical Team. These industry
experts could assist with food technical issues such as; shelf life extension, labelling, nutritional advice, factory layout, product development, food standards and implementation, accreditation support, food safety and much more.

Grant Funding
Grant funding is available to eligible businesses looking to purchase production equipment to help increase their productivity and create jobs. Minimum spend = £4,000

– Food and drink manufacturer
– Based within D2N2 (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire) or SEMLEP (South East Midlands)
– SME (Small/Medium Enterprise)
– Operating predominantly B2B (business to business)

To access call 01933 664437 or email
[email protected]