Professional Affiliates

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 Bank

Lloyds logoLloyds Bank provides comprehensive financial services to over 1 million businesses of all sizes. Our specialist teams have expert knowledge across the Food, Drink & Leisure sector.
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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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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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logo Santander strives to understand your unique needs and to make banking straightforward, so you can focus on growth.
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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

Businesswise Solutions

Providing the food and drink manufacturing sector with visibility of energy costs & consumption to eliminate energy waste.
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Business Solutions Centrica Business Solutions

Centrica Business Solutions delivers integrated distributed energy projects – partnering with food & drink manufacturers to balance commercial success and environmental responsibility.
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Clarke Energy Clarke Energy

Clarke Energy is a leading supplier of power generation solutions for the food and drink manufacturing sector.
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ENGIE is the ideal partner to help you on the journey to a zero-carbon future. Our targeted services and solutions address every area of carbon reduction and offer a proven way to help you achieve guaranteed carbon savings.
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ITPEnergised ITPEnergised

We believe passionately in the transition to net zero. ITPEnergised supports FDF members through the transition to a low carbon future by providing industry-leading energy and environmental, social and governance (ESG) solutions.
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Ylem Energy Ylem Energy

Experts in fully financed, flexible, behind-the-meter generation, control and storage systems that reduces costs and boost grid resilience.
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Facilities Management

OCS Group UK

International facilities management company with experience of partnering with the food and drink sector
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Food Safety, Science & Research

Campden BRI

Campden BRIA leading food and drink industry membership organisation with over 2,500 member companies from 80 countries, including the top 10 UK retailers and the top 15 global food and drink manufacturers.
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EIT Food

EIT FoodEIT Food is Europe's leading agrifood innovation initiative, with the aim to create a sustainable and future-proof food sector.
Made up of a consortium of key industry players across Europe, we are one of eight Innovation Communities established by the European Institute for Innovation & Technology (EIT).
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Fera Science Ltd

Science LtdFera Science Ltd is a national and international centre of excellence for interdisciplinary investigation and problem solving across food and feed quality, plant and bee health, crop protection, sustainable agriculture and chemical safety in the environment.
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Leatherhead Food Research

Food Research logoWe are the scientific and regulatory affairs consultancy of choice for the world's leading food and beverage brands. We help clients innovate, access new markets and realise global opportunities by offering a combination of regulatory, consumer science and food safety expertise spanning over 150 markets worldwide.
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Insurance & Risk Management


Aon plc is a leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services.
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Lycetts Insurance Brokers

Lycetts is a Chartered Insurance broker with Charitable aims. Boasting a long history of providing exceptional levels of service and competitive Insurance, we are an open market broker with additional financial services and risk management division.
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Marsh is a global leader in insurance broking and innovative risk management solutions. We help clients quantify and manage risk – and help them unlock new opportunities for growth.
We provide industry-focused consulting, brokerage, and claims advocacy services, and leverage data, technology, and analytics to help reduce our clients' total cost of risk.
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NFU Mutual

logo The food and drink sector is booming. Yet from concept through to consumption, you face challenges everyday. NFU Mutual understand and appreciate the issues you deal with such as - production efficiency, security of supply, distribution, perishability and rising costs.
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Specialist Risk Insurance Solutions Limited

Specialist Risk Insurance Solutions, formally known as Square Mile Broking Limited, specialise in arranging tailored insurance programmes for the food and drink sector.
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Willis Towers Watson

Towers WatsonWillis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. We deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals.
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IT, Technology & Engineering

ABB Limited

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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Ideagen gives the world's leading brands the software and expertise to prevent risk, promote efficiency and comply with quality, health, safety and environmental regulations.
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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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Pentadel Project Management

Pentadel Project Management designs and delivers modern industrial facilities for global and UK customers across the food and beverage sector.
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Royal HaskoningDHV

HaskoningDHV logoRoyal HaskoningDHV provide end to end (digital) engineering services connecting the built physical environment with digital i4.0 products and services helping clients solve 1) Operational issues: bottlenecks, layout, design, process optimisation, asset management and data, greenfield v brownfield, energy and water resilience issues and 2) Capex decisions, environmental, design, layout, throughput, total cost of ownership 3) Achieving business environmental sustainability goals and targets in line with regulatory requirements
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Sales enablement software that gives your business the power to sell smart, every day.
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Schneider Electric Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric's EcoStruxure for Food and Beverage enables digital transformation at every step of your value chain for improved sustainability, efficiency and traceability. In other words, smart food — from farm to fork.
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Siemens plc Industry Division

Siemens logoSiemens Digital Industries is an innovation and technology leader in industrial automation and digitalisation. By integrating automation, software, and cutting-edge technologies, we are helping to drive the digital transformation in the Food and Drink industry.
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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


AshburyAshbury brings confidence to your product information through expert regulatory and compliance advice.
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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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Valpak Limited

Museum of BrandsValpak is the UK's leading packaging compliance scheme, managing the recycling obligations of over 5,000 businesses under producer responsibility laws.
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CMS logo Food & Beverage Law Experts.
CMS helps leading Food & Beverage manufacturers navigate the industry's highly complex legal and regulatory environment, from food safety through to packaging and labelling.
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Dentons UK & Middle East LLP

Dentons logo Dentons is the world's largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe.
Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. Dentons' polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work.
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Dentons logo DLA Piper's Consumer Goods, Food and Retail Sector team is recognised for advising many of the world's leading organisations in the consumer goods, food and beverage and retail sectors.

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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

Our food and drink team offers unrivalled, sector-wide legal expertise to a diverse portfolio of food and drink manufacturers, suppliers and distributors. We provide commercial solutions to issues encountered across this sector.
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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 business law firm with a focus on acting for food and drink businesses of all shapes and sizes and across a broad array of legal specialisms.

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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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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 logoGrant Thornton UK LLP is part of one of the world's leading organisations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms.
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Johnston Carmichael

CarmichaelAs the leading firm of accountants and business advisers in the food & drink industry, we work with businesses of all sizes. Our expert knowledge brings a fresh approach and flair for innovation to support your growth strategy.
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kpmg 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 logoLevercliff Associates

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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RambollExperts in decarbonisation, sustainability, efficiency, climate resilience, business management and compliance.
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NewtonNewton is a team of the brightest and most curious engineers, scientists, mathematicians and change specialists with the fundamental belief that every organisation can be better. Founded in 2001, the company cracks some of the toughest challenges within the grocery sector to find millions of pounds in improvements.
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Mars & Co 
Consulting LtdRSM is a leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services to middle market leaders, globally. With around 3500 staff in the UK and access to more than 43,000 people in over 120 countries across the RSM network, we can meet our clients’ needs wherever in the world they operate.
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Waste, Recycling & Environmental

SLR logo SLR Consulting

SLR is a global leader in environmental and advisory solutions. We provide strategic support and guidance, to help clients quantify environmental impacts to reduce the impact and business risk whilst also enabling business growth.
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Company Shop Group Company Shop Group

Company Shop Group is the leading redistributor of surplus food and household products in the UK, enabling major manufacturers, retailers and brands to unlock the full potential from surplus stock, which may have otherwise gone to waste.
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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. OInsurance ur services offer significant benefits that you don't get with free weather data.
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Last reviewed: 02 Jan 2020