Professional Affiliates

Our professional affiliates offer professional services to the food and drink sector. Through these partnerships we hope that our members will benefit from their knowledge and insight.

FDF Professional Services Directory

Banking & Finance


HSBC aims to be where the growth is, helping businesses to thrive and economies to prosper and enabling people to realise their ambitions.
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Lloyds Banking Group

Lloyds logoLloyds recognise that businesses of all sizes are the key to driving the UK economy to recovery and sustainability. We support millions of companies, large and small, and are committed to delivering the support they need to achieve their ambitions.
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Lombard logoAt Lombard, we have proudly supported UK food and drink manufacturers and agriculture businesses for over 150 years. We are committed to helping them realise the benefits that asset finance could bring to their business.
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Macquarie Group Limited

Macquarie Group Limited logoMacquarie is a diversified financial group providing clients with asset management and finance, banking, advisory and risk and capital solutions across debt, equity and commodities.
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moneycorp logomoneycorp is a leading fx and payments provider, offering our members great exchange rates via their selection of 10+ liquidity providers alongside bespoke fx hedging solutions to help manage market volatility that could affect your bottom line.
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Natwest logo Time and trends wait for no one. That's why we're here to help you stay ahead of the curve. Because the faster your business moves with the times, the better you'll be able to meet your customers' needs.
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Santander logo Santander strives to understand your unique needs and to make banking straightforward, so you can focus on growth.
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ACO Building Drainage

ACO Building 
Drainage ACO Building Drainage specialises in the development of hygienic & corrosion resistant drainage systems and building products for applications across the internal and external built environments.
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Queen Margaret University

Queen Margaret University At Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, our vision is to be a university of ideas and influence.We have widely recognised expertise in health & rehabilitation; sustainable business and creativity & culture.
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Energy & Utilities

British Gas logoBritish Gas

British Gas wants to help the food and drink manufacturers turn energy into an opportunity.

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Centrica Business Solutions Centrica Business Solutions

In a changing energy landscape, Centrica Business Solutions are helping our customers unlock the power of power to realise their ambitions.
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Energy Management LLP Energy Management LLP

We are an energy management company offering a portfolio of services helping businesses save on their energy and water costs. We specialise in procurement, invoice validation, energy efficiency and engineering. Our EM-Powered portal is invaluable to any Energy Manager/FD.
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ENGIE is a leading energy and services company focused on three key activities: energy, facilities management and regeneration. Our 17,000 employees combine these capabilities for the benefit of individuals, businesses and communities throughout the UK & Ireland.
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Gazprom EnergyGazprom Energy

From origins as a small gas retailer based in the North West of England, Gazprom Energy is now the UK's leading business energy supplier, with a passion for customer service and the backing of one of the world's largest energy companies.
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Food Safety, Science & Research

Campden BRI

BRICampden BRI provides technical, legislative and scientific support and research to the food and drinks industry worldwide.
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Covance Food Solutions offers integrated solutions that span the life cycle of your product. As your full-continuum partner of choice, our experts offer you insights and services.
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IFIS Publishing

IFIS Established in 1968, IFIS is a leading international provider of food and health information, producing FSTA® and Escalex®.
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Leatherhead Food Research

Food Research logoLeatherhead Food Research delivers integrated scientific expertise and international regulatory advice to the global food, drink and related industries.
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Insurance & Risk Management

Alcumus Group Limited

Alcumus works for over 150 leading food and drink manufacturers in the UK and provides them with technology-enabled business assurance and compliance risk management solutions. It is a market-leader in this field and also serves 35% of the FTSE 100.
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Aon plc is the leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services.
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NFU Mutual

NFU Mutual logo With more than 100 years of experience and a network of over 300 offices nationwide, NFU Mutual can provide tailored solutions for your insurance, investments, pensions and life assurance needs.
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Nucleus IP

Nucleus IP is a specialist and dedicated firm of trade mark attorneys with a 130 year history of offering peace of mind by protecting brands through trade mark registration worldwide.
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RSA Insurance

RSA provides insurance solutions for the food and drink industry, and as experts in the sector, we truly understand the business and specific insurance needs so we can tailor solutions for you.
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Square Mile Broking Limited

Square Mile Broking Limited's level of professionalism and knowledge enables tailoring of the insurance offering to the specific requirements of what is a diverse industry sector which faces ever evolving challenges.
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IT, Technology & Engineering

ABB Robotics and Motion Division

ABB is a pioneering technology leader working closely with the entire food and beverage supply chain. ABB AbilityTM brings together the company's digital products and services to provide uncompromising safety, hygiene and traceability while achieving greater energy efficiency, improved productivity and competitiveness.
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Decernis delivers technology tools for product compliance, safety, and risk management through smart technology, big data analytics, and global expertise. We support manufacturers, brands, exporters and retailers to manage global risks across their product portfolios.
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Manufacturing Technology Centre

The MTC develops and proves innovative manufacturing processes and technologies in an agile, low risk environment, in partnership with industry, academia and other institutions.
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Omron Electronics

Omron Europe Industrial Automation is part of the Omron Corporation, a global leader in the field of industrial automation and components and has more than 36,000 employees in 36 countries.
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Royal HaskoningDHV

HaskoningDHV logoRoyal HaskoningDHV is an international engineering consultancy with over 60 years of experience in the food & beverage industry and over 6,000 colleagues globally. We combine our excellent supply chain and manufacturing knowledge with new technologies and innovations.
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Siemens plc Industry Division

Siemens logoSiemens has a proud history of working with the Food industry companies. We follow the changing requirements in the industry very closely and help ensure sustainability, flexibility, cost reduction, and the safety and consistent quality of the products.
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SMC Pneumatics (UK) Ltd

SMC PneumaticsSMC are world leaders in pneumatic technology and experts in automation. With 51 subsidiaries at key locations around the world SMC products can be purchased in 82 countries. With a constant focus on product development SMC's product portfolio is vast with numerous cutting edge.
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Labelling & Packaging

Ashbury Labelling

LabellingAshbury Labelling is a leading provider of regulatory and food labelling advice, working to ensure your products are compliant with food legislation.
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Kite Packaging

Kite Packaging LogoKite Packaging is the UK's premier packaging supplier providing solutions to a variety of customers. Its service offering for large accounts is a combination of bespoke packaging designs, consolidated stock product lines and high-level service solutions.
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Museum of Brands

Museum of Brands The Museum of Brands in West London's Notting Hill is the world's only brand heritage venue.
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Burges Salmon LLP

SalmonBurges Salmon is a leading independent UK law firm. Our Food and Drink legal team offers specialist advice and representation to individuals and organisations across the full spectrum of the food chain, from primary producers to processors, manufacturers, distributors and retailers.
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CMS logo CMS is a full-service top 10 global law firm, with a leading Food & Beverage practice. With 65 offices in 38 countries across the world, and employing over 3,400 lawyers, CMS has longstanding expertise both at advising in its local jurisdictions and across borders.
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Eversheads logo Eversheds is an international full service law firm, with a dedicated food and drink sector team with more than 150 food and drink sector clients and vast experience in advising and partnering with clients.
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Irwin Mitchell LLP

Irwin Mitchell 
LLP Irwin Mitchell is a leading full service UK Top 20 law firm that seeks out creative solutions for a wide range of clients, from national and international organisations and institutions through to entrepreneurs /start-ups, SMEs and high-net-worth/ultra-high-net-worth private individuals with a clear commitment to look after you, your business, your wealth and your health.
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Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP

Shepherd and Wedderburn's highly rated Food and Drink practice have unrivalled sector know-how, which, along with our custom of bringing together specialist knowledge and expertise from across the firm, has gained us a reputation for excellence.
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Squire Patton Boggs

Squire Patton Boggs is a global legal practice, comprising over 1,600 lawyers across 46 offices in 21 countries. The client base of our practice spans every type of business, both private and public, worldwide. We advise a diverse mix of clients, from FTSE 100 and Fortune 100 corporations to emerging companies and from individuals to local and national governments. We are one of the few firms with the international presence to deal with global operators in the food and drink industry.
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Walker Morris LLP

Walker Morris is a full-service law firm, known for its commitment to putting clients first, through a collaborative approach and always seeking to make a positive contribution.

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Market research


NielsenNielsen is a global information and insights company with leading market positions in marketing and consumer information, television and other media measurement, online intelligence, mobile measurement, trade shows and related properties.
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Statista is one of the leading statistics companies on the internet. With a team of statisticians, database experts, analysts, and editors, Statista provides users with an innovative and intuitive tool for researching quantitative data, statistics and related information.
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Aktrion Food & Drink

Aktrion Aktrion Food & Drink is a division of Aktrion Group specialising in the Food & Drink sector.
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PR & Communications

Finn Communications

Finn is a specialist food and drink PR consultancy that uses innovative communications to drive business growth and protect reputation.
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LUX – The Food and Drink Agency

LUX's is the UK's first and only brand development agency dedicated to food and drink. LUX is based in Scotland's first food and drink production studio suitable for new product development, demonstrations and photography.
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Professional Services

Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce

Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce is North-east Scotland's leading business membership organisation.
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Alps Group Limited

Alps Group was set up in 2000 to provide an outsourced sommercial property department dealing with all property matters.
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Grant Thornton UK LLP

Grant Thornton logo Grant Thornton UK LLP is a leading financial and business adviser, led by more than 200 partners and employ nearly 4,500 of the profession's brightest minds, operating from 27 offices.
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logo KPMG in the UK is a leading provider of professional services, including audit, tax and advisory specialisms - delivering integrated approaches to our clients' issues.
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Levercliff Associates

logo Levercliff is The Food & Drink Business Consultancy. As a team of specialist food and drink experts, we collectively share our knowledge, insights and considerable experience to help clients build their brand and transform their business.
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Mars & Co Consulting Ltd

Mars & Co 
Consulting Ltd A global strategy consulting firm characterised by detailed, fact-based analyses leading to unique insights and practical solutions that deliver a "competitive edge" for our clients.
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PM Group

pmgroup logo PM Group is an international project delivery specialist and world leader in food engineering. They have a 44 year track record delivering small to large scale projects for clients in the UK and across the world.
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Salitix LTD

Salitix logoA specialist forensic claim defence & sales audit company, working for food and drink suppliers to the big retailers, helping them to defend retrospective promotional funding claims and conduct complimentary sales audits of historic trading activity.
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Waste, Recycling & Environmental

SLR logo SLR Consulting

SLR Consulting is an environmental and energy consultancy which has many years' experience supporting the food and drink industry to comply with legislation and reporting schemes and reducing operational and compliance costs.
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Met Office

Met Office logoThe Met Office works at the forefront of weather and climate science to deliver protection, prosperity and wellbeing. Our commercial retail weather services have been developed through close consultation with the industry, to ensure that they are relevant and address key industry challenges. Our services offer significant benefits that you don't get with free weather data.
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