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Better Retailing

Better Retailing

Better Retailing attracts over 44,759 monthly visitors from across the convenience sector, it carries up-to-the-minute news and interactive resources that shop owners use to run their businesses profitably. Our 12-strong team of journalists relentlessly scour the industry for the most important stories to publish here. Find out more here.

Better Wholesaling Insight

Better Wholesaling Insight

Better Wholesaling Insight is a quarterly publication, reaching over 4,500 senior wholesale decision makers. Providing deep-dive insight-led reports, sector reviews on key categories and unparalleled analysis and investigations into key topics, Better Wholesaling Insight keeps wholesalers informed on the developments that will help improve their operations. Find out more here.

British Serbian Chamber of Commerce

British Serbian Chamber of Commerce

British Serbian Camber of Commerce’s mission is to promote the facilitate trade and investment between the United Kingdom and Serbia, and to represent the views of the business communities in both countries. They provide relevant and timely information about doing business in the UK and Serbia, whilst notifying their members current and emerging business opportunities to encourage and develop the next generation of entrepreneurs. Find out more here.

BSI

BSI

The British Standards Institution (BSI) provide solutions and services that improve performance and support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The mission is to share knowledge, innovation and best practice to help people and organizations make excellence a habit. This is underpinned by the role they play as the national standards body and through their prestigious Royal Charter. Find out more here.

British Frozen Food Federation

British Frozen Food Federation

The British Frozen Food Federation is the voice of the Frozen Food industry helping members navigate through all areas of the Frozen Food Industry, while ensuring their supply chain issues are communicated in government forums and industry support groups. Find out more here.

City Harvest

City Harvest

City Harvest is a surplus food redistribution charity, London's sustainable solution rescuing food, people, and the planet.

They put surplus food to good use in a sustainable way by distributing it, for free, to 350+ charities, food banks, schools and community groups across every London borough that feed the growing number of people facing food poverty. Find out more here.

Creating Nature's Corridors

Creating Nature's Corridors

To encourage biodiversity and carbon capture as well as creating an improved living environment for local communities.

They aim to plant over 10,000 trees/hedges across the UK per annum.  We are planning to re-plant the least wooded areas of the country first. Find out more here.

Department of International Trade

Department of International Trade

Department of International Trade is responsible for striking and extending trade agreements between the United Kingdom and foreign countries, as well as for encouraging foreign investment and export trade. Find out more here.

Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International is the world's leading independent provider of strategic and tactical market research. We create data and analysis on thousands of products and services around the world. Find out more here.

European Supermarket Magazine

European Supermarket Magazine

Europe’s dedicated magazine for the grocery sector, ESM is a must-read for senior managers and top-level executives working in the sector or supplying the retail industry. With their experienced team of award-winning journalists, ESM is the go-to trade magazine for the highly competitive European grocery market. Find out more here.

Federation of Wholesale Distributors

Federation of Wholesale Distributors

Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD) is the trade association for food and drink wholesalers in the UK. Their members provide food and associated products to over 400,000 retail and catering businesses, plus wholesalers support their customers with merchandising materials, business advice, training courses and inspirational ideas. They also work with product suppliers to help them take advantage of the opportunity to grow their brands through partnerships with FWD members. Find out more here.

FMCG

FMCG

FMCG Gurus provides market research and insight into consumer attitudes and behaviours across the food, beverage, and supplement markets around the world. FMCG Gurus are dedicated to being a world leader in consumer insights and market research. Find out more here.

Food and Drink International 

Food and Drink International 

Food and Drink International (FDI) is the voice of the entire supply chain with over 60,000 readers. Truly from farm to fork, FDI explores the biggest issues facing the global food and drink industry – be that grappling with automation, getting to grips with new regulations, or contending with the environmental agenda etc. Combining high-quality editorial with expert opinion, comment, and insight from industry leaders, FDI’s proven approach continues to resonate with professionals and insiders. Find out more here.

Food & Drink Export Association

Food & Drink Export Association

Food & Drink Export Association is the UK’s trade association for the food and drink export community. They help companies grow their sales overseas by providing practical export support, lobbying government on industry issues, and connecting UK suppliers to the international buying community. Find out more here.

Food and Drink Federation

Food and Drink Federation

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) is the membership body for the food and drink manufacturing sector. They represent and support food and drink companies, from ambitious sole traders and SMEs to the largest global brands. They respond to the issues and challenges in the industry, equipping members with the opportunities and expertise to develop, grow and sustain their businesses. Find out more here.

FoodBev Media

FoodBev Media

Delivering industry-leading content through both print magazines and digitally, FoodBev Media specializes in reporting and analysing change, trends and innovation in the international food and beverage industry.  Find out more here. 
Free From Food Awards

Free From Food Awards

The Free From Food Awards are in their 15th year and remain the only UK awards dedicated to Free From Food & Drink. They offer an extensive array of categories which enable them to recognise products covering all occasions and addressing the often complex allergen needs of the free from consumer. They evolve their judging categories every year to reflect category trends and insights along with feedback from judges, entrants and the free from and allergic consumer. Find out more here.

Green Seed Group

Green Seed Group

Green Seed are a leading food marketing agency based in London, and with an international network of offices across Europe and North America. They offer a range of strategy, marketing, sales and communications expertise to help food businesses to grow.

They support UK food brands in building their international business, and both UK based and international food and drink companies to enter or further develop their sales in the UK market.

Inside Food & Drink

Inside Food & Drink

Inside Food & Drink is recognised as one of the leading business to business media companies across all sectors of the global food and drink supply chain. With a global presence gained through a digital and hard copy magazine readership, a faithful social media following, website visitors and a presence and partnership with major shows and events, Inside Food & Drink has plenty for you to digest!

From farming, processing and packaging, to wholesale, hospitality and health, Inside Food & Drink is on hand to report on the latest news, including product launches, technological and supply chain developments, acquisitions, mergers and appointments, as well as providing in-depth profiles and marketing campaigns to give companies the right ingredients to rise up and connect to new opportunities. Find out more here.

Institute of Export & International Trade

Institute of Export & International Trade

The Institute of Export & International Trade (IOE&IT) is the leading membership body for professionals and organisations involved in international trade. Their 6,700 members range from sole traders and SMEs to large corporations and public bodies.

Dedicated to raising trade standards through world-class training, education, technical advice and consultancy, IOE&IT services are accessed through two core membership categories: Business and Individual. A third category, Supplier Membership, allows access to the IOE&IT’s unique audience of international traders. The IOE&IT partners with commercial organisations and government including the Department for International Trade and UK Export Finance. Find out more here.

Independent Retail News

Independent Retail News

Independent Retail News is the leading monthly title written exclusively for owners and proprietors of independent grocery outlets who have fewer than ten stores. The magazine is targeted at the decision-makers within independent retail outlets, with a dedicated team covering the latest independent news, features and product reviews. Through campaigning and innovative editorial, it represents and serves the independent grocery retail sector. It is committed to fighting for the rights of independent retailers, who have come to trust and rely on the title to help them run their business. Established in 2007, TalkingRetail.com brings you the latest news, analysis and information across the UK convenience and independent grocery retail sectors. Talkingretail.com is the sister website keeping independent retailers updated daily with the latest news, views and products.  Find out more here.
K International

K International

At K International, we are well known for the range and the quality of our language services. We work with over 250 languages helping organisations all over the world with their linguistic requirements.

We help businesses of all sizes and sectors reach international audiences through specialised language services. These include translation, interpreting and transcreation to name a few.

Amongst our clients is an impressive list of household names including Kerry Foods, Innocent Drinks, Tesco and Marks & Spencer. Our aim is to work with you providing innovative solutions, accurate translations and language support services to help you talk with the world. Find out more here.

Marins

Marins

Marin’s is dedicated to creating, manufacturing and distributing innovative in-store solutions for brands and retailers across the world. We are specialised in developing bespoke point-of-sale displays for over 20 years and are the exclusive distributor of the renowned LAMà® Display. Find out more here.
Quality Food Awards

Quality Food Awards

The Quality Food Awards are now in their 43rd year, and have become renowned in the food sector as one of the most prestigious awards to win in the industry today. Products from every sector are judged according to a long established ten point judging criteria, covering all aspects of the product from aroma, flavour, texture, value for money, ingredients, and above all else, taste. Winning a Quality Food Award is therefore a mark that a product has been independently judged and is of an outstanding quality.  Find out more here.
Soil Association Certification

Soil Association Certification

The Soil Association Certification is the country's leading organic certifier offering a huge range of organic and sustainable certification schemes across food, farming, catering, beauty & wellbeing, fashion & textiles and forestry. Find out more here.

Pakistan Britain Business Council

Pakistan Britain Business Council

The aim of the Pakistan Britain Business Council (PBBC) is to promote durable ways to build the UK/Pakistan commercial relationship, to increase bilateral trade and to promote the perception of Pakistan as a good and safe haven for carrying on business. Find out more here.

The Speciality Food Magazine

The Speciality Food Magazine

Speciality Food is the UK’s leading publication and content channel for the fine food industry, bringing together a wealth of industry-leading commentators and experts to provide an unbeatable portfolio of news, special reports, trend analysis and opinion. Read by decision makers across the sector, Speciality Food is a valuable and authoritative source of information and inspiration for food and drink professionals across the sector. From the owners and buyers of delis, farm shops and renowned food halls to a diverse range of producers, wholesalers, and distributors.  Find out more here.
The Vegan Society

The Vegan Society

The Vegan Society work to help more people become vegan with confidence, encourage products in more shops to have the Vegan Society Trusted Trademark, and to take the veganism to the mainstream. They provide information and guidance on various aspects of veganism for new and potential vegans, caterers, healthcare professionals, educators, and the media. They also co-ordinate a variety of campaigns to raise awareness of the vegan lifestyles.  Find out more here.
The Bright Media Agency

The Bright Media Agency

Looking for a content and media agency bursting with award-winning experts? Want to work with a team passionate about helping brands thrive? Then look no further.

With a specialism in the food and drink industry, the Bright Media Agency helps brands build meaningful relationships with customers, staff and stakeholders by creating compelling content, eye-catching design, engaging communications strategies and dynamic digital solutions. Whatever the task, we’ll get to the heart of your audience to deliver a project that speaks to them. Find out more here.

Grocery Trader

Grocery Trader

Grocery Trader has an ABC-audited print circulation of 4,498 copies. The magazine is distributed to CEOs, MDs, senior buying managers, heads of category, category buyers, heads of trading, trading managers & directors, chief product officers, procurement managers, product development managers, supply chain managers and other decision makers in the head offices and store managers of multiple supermarkets, discounters, Co-ops and convenience store chains.   Find out more here.
Wholesale Manager

Wholesale Manager

With a total print circulation of 5,014, Wholesale Manager is the UK’s highest ABC-audited circulation publication for the wholesale and cash & carry sector.

The magazine is distributed to CEOs, MDs, senior buyers, trading controllers, trading directors, category managers, depot managers and other decision makers in British wholesaling. Find out more here.

Wholesale News

Wholesale News

Wholesale News is the official magazine of the Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD), engaging with cash and carry and delivered retail and foodservice wholesalers, national and multinational suppliers, service providers, media and more. It is the must-read title for the sector, packed with the latest essential industry news, analysis, thought leadership, best practice and features. Find out more here

Retail Express

Retail Express

Retail Express is a free fortnightly paper with ABC certified circulation of 42,281 active retailers, the highest in the sector. RE is a fast and focused read aimed at independent news and convenience retailers who like to keep their finger on the pulse, providing them with coverage of the biggest news stories, views from industry insiders and top tips for effective ranging. Find out more here.

RE:NOURISH

RE:NOURISH

RE:NOURISH is the World's first fresh soup in a microwaveable, fully recyclable bottle. They are also carbon neutral. Their delicious fresh soups are Vegan, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Low Fat, No Added Sugar, Allergen Free, No Nasties & packed with vitamins,. Winner of The Grocer New Product Award 2021. Re:Nourish is the fastest growing fresh soup brand in the UK in 2021 ( Neilsen Data December 2021 ) and sold in 4 countries. 
Wabel – Needl

Wabel – Needl

Connect with buyers, build strategic and meaningful relationships and boost your exports, Wabel offers a complete range of resources and services which help you develop your business and connect with buyers at the right time. Thanks to their FMCG expertise and matchmaking technology, you’ll get access to the largest network of buyers in Europe. Their innovative and user-friendly platform - Needl - allows you to make your brand and products visible to thousands of international buyers, and connect with them through data-driven recommendations and sourcing needs they entrust them with in real time, all year round. Find out more here.
British Soft Drinks Association

British Soft Drinks Association

The British Soft Drinks Association represents UK producers of soft drinks, including carbonated drinks, still and dilutable drinks, fruit juices and bottled waters. Membership includes the majority of Britain’s soft drinks manufacturers as well as franchisors, importers and suppliers to the UK soft drinks industry. Find out more here.
Retail Week Live

Retail Week Live

Retail Week are the UK's leading provider of global retail news, analysis, data, key market reports and more. They also host Retail Week Live, a global retail festival that connects, inspires and challenges the retail ecosystem to create efficient and purposeful businesses to succeed in an ever-changing world. Find out more here
Foodhall

Foodhall

Food Hall is an award-winning creative agency and production house specialising in high-quality promotional content for the food and drink industry. Food Hall celebrates good food and joyful eating. Always inclusive, always progressive, always delicious. Find out more here.

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