In 2005 we were commissioned to prepare the South East Regional and Local Food Strategy for SEEDA and the South East Food Group Partnership.
Since 1999 we have worked with a number of businesses to develop and launch new food products, farm shops and butcheries across the South East.
Our services to local food businesses include:
- Market research
- Competitor analysis
- Feasibility studies
- Investment appraisal
- Problem solving
- Risk assessments
- Preparing business plans
- Marketing and promotion strategy
- Raising finance
- Finding premises
- Regulatory advice
- Connecting businesses to specialist expertise and specific market outlets
- Networking businesses into the local food support networks
- Performance improvement
- Budgeting and performance monitoring
We network with a team of specialists to broaden our business solutions, to include planning, environmental health, regulatory and legal advice, accessing retail markets, valuation and tax advice. For further reading, we have several reports available for download on the subject of farming and local food resources.