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27th April 2020

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 June 2022, including; grant funding, business mentoring, industry events, market trends & intelligence and food technical support.

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 / Maximum spend = £200,000

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.

Marketing 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.


  • Food and drink manufacturer 
  • Based within the South East Midlands
  • SME
  • Operating predominantly business to business

Funding Stream: European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)
Project Leads & Partners:
 The Food & Drink Forum and The Mallows Company
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