Wandsworth Foodies, powered by CPG Executive Consulting Ltd and in partnership with Wandsworth Council have set up this campaign to inspire and support new and existing food entrepreneurs. Wandsworth Foodies provides free business support through events, growth accelerator clinics and one to one support for food and food related businesses in Wandsworth Borough. Find out more at www.wandsworthfoodies.co.uk
How to make it as a food manufacturer
Ready to ramp up your food manufacturing business? Wondering whether to outsource production to a third-party? Find out how to grow your food operation in this session led by Simon Wright of OfPlus Consulting. He will discuss: Everything you need to know about recipes, batches and managing ingredients; Upscaling production, dealing with co-packers and outsourced manufacturers; Dealing with the larger retail environment, pricing, IP and labelling. Make sure you hit the right target audience at the right price. Learn about excellent manufacturing processes. Be a success.
On the shelf: How to sell to supermarkets and retailers
The dream for many small business owners is to be taken on by the retail giants. Come along to this free talk and find out how to get your products stocked on the shelves of Britain’s top retailers and supermarkets. This is your chance to find out: What the UK’s leading retailers are looking for with new products; How to perfect your pitch to get your product listed; Market research: finding the right channel for your product; How to get your product ready for large retailers; Building your infrastructure to grow your sales. This talk will be run by business-growth expert Soraya Lavery of Wandsworth Foodies, Richmond Foodies, StartUp Richmond and CPG Executive Consulting. Soraya has helped thousands of young food businesses thrive and is passionate about start-up success.
In the current economic and political climate, more businesses are looking for opportunities outside the UK domestic market. In this workshop run by international trade expert Alan Rides and Soraya Lavery of Wandsworth Foodies and CPG Executive Consulting, you’ll get practical advice and essential tips on trading overseas. This is your chance to: Discuss customs, duties, and the things you need to think about when getting going; Hear examples of how companies have overcome some of the big import/export challenges; Find out how to enter a new market and discuss the most important areas to consider. Alan recently won the “Support for Exporting” Enterprising Britain Award from the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, and is a long-standing board member of British Exporters Association (BExA).