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



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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Royal Bank of Scotland

RBS logo RBS is committed to supporting customers in the Food and Drink sector through a combination of sector expertise, extensive product range and excellent relationship management.
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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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Engie logoEngie is a global energy player and an expert operator in the three key sectors of electricity, natural gas and energy services. The Group puts responsible growth at the heart of all its businesses.
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Three Sixty

Three Sixty 
logo Three Sixty is born out of Yorkshire Water and part of the Kelda Group, we are a new breed of water services company located in Yorkshire.
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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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Willis Towers Watson

Willis is one of the leading insurance brokers and risk management advisors to the UK Food and Drink industry.
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IT, Technology & Engineering

Avery Weigh-Tronix

Weigh-Tronix is a leading global provider of weighing solutions. Designed for the harsh environments and strict hygiene standards of the food industry, our market leading products combine the most advanced weighing technology with food industry standards to keep your production output accurate and compliant.
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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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Sage (UK) Ltd

Sage logoSage provides medium sized and enterprise organisations with a range of easy-to-use, secure and efficient business management software and services - from enterprise resource planning, to customer relationship management, payroll and payments.
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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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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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SIG Combibloc Ltd

SIG Combibloc is one of the world's leading system suppliers of carton packaging and filling machines for beverages and food. In 2014 the company achieved a turnover of 1,630 million Euro with around 5,000 employees in 40 countries.
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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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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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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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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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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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