The Food and Drink Forum in association with mfg Solicitors is a strategic group to promote the interests of food and drink producers from within our two counties. It champions and lobbies for specific strategies and policies that benefit the members – from incubation to maturity, with a specific focus on skills, innovation and growth.
The Food and Drink Forum has four main aims:
• Promoting the region’s food and drink produce
• Championing and lobbying for policies that benefit food and drink producers
• Capitalising on business opportunities
• Optimising funding, innovation and knowledge transfer
Hear from our insightful speakers:
Cherry Blumberg, Managing Director
Orchard Valley Foods
As joint Owner & Managing Director of Orchard Valley Foods Ltd for over 16 years, Cherry is passionate about working on innovative products for the UK food industry.
Join us to hear about Orchard Valley’s constant ongoing innovation, development and quality management processes to bring their new on-trend, versatile products and novel applications to food manufacturers and producers alike.
Wendy Andrews, VAT Director
Daniel Pitt, Tax Manager
With many clients within the sector, Bishop Fleming have created a specialsed Food & Drink Knowledge Hub, providing ambitious food and drink businesses with collaborative insight that adds genuine and relevant value to growing businesses in our region.
Wendy and Dan will provide us with an industry update on recent importing and exporting issues and opportunities for the Food and Drink sector, alongside a useful insight into funding innovation within the industry.