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Food and drink - find a case study

Starting a food or drink business
Deciding I was ready to start my business - Ales By Mail (video)
Starting a business in County Fermanagh - Kettyle Irish Foods
Running a family business - Mash Direct (video)

Premises for food or drink businesses
Setting up a pop-up shop - Home Restaurant (video)
Choosing the right premises for our business - The Pure Package (video)

Selling your food or drink product
Selling our products through supermarkets - Genesis Crafty (video)

Marketing your food or drink business
Marketing my business - Gü (video)
Developing a digital marketing plan - Fruit For The Office
Marketing my products and services online - Brown and Forrest

Support and finance for food and drink businesses
Raising finance from family and friends - Kiddylicious UK (video)
Finding support to develop our business - Shortcross Gin (video)

Employing staff in the food and drink industry
Employing migrant workers - Bernard Matthews
Checking the entitlement of our staff to work in the UK - D&D London

Efficient food and drink production
Using resources efficiently in our food manufacturing business - Ginsters (video)
Improving our processes to reduce inefficiency and waste - Moy Park (video)
Using water efficiently in our food processing business - Yeo Valley (video)
Implementing a water reduction programme – F Smales and Sons
Cutting effluent and water costs at industrial premises – Molson Coors Brewing Company
Cutting water use and costs in food processing – G’s Marketing
Reducing waste from our food processing business - Natures Way Foods

Design, packaging and branding
Redesigning packaging to save money – Terinex
Using design to boost our sales - Mullins Ice Cream (video)
Creating a brand - Yo! Company (video)

Environmental and corporate responsibility
Complying with environmental legislation - Southover Foods
Benefiting from environmental tax breaks - Jaspers (Treburley)
Developing corporate social responsibility policies - The Venus Company
Importing with ethical trading in mind - Union Coffee Roasters

Online food and drink sales
Creating a profitable website for our business - The Bury Black Pudding Company
Outsourcing to increase our competitiveness - Anthony Alan Foods Ltd