Food and Drink Manufacturing Sector

Food & Drink Manufacturing

As the largest manufacturing sector, food and drink represents an important part of the UK economy.

Whether you produce whisky or water, cheese or chocolate, we'll work with your business to help you realise your commercial goals.

Grow your footprint at home and globally

Proud to champion UK food and drink manufacturers, we’ll work to understand your business and find solutions to help you grow both in the UK and internationally.

With UK food and drink exports at a record high, we aim to help more businesses to start or expand their overseas trade. We leverage our international footprint to help you understand, enter and build sales in new markets through bespoke research tools and trade missions to countries where there's strong demand for UK products.

Our global connectivity also means that we can introduce you to overseas importers, retail and wholesale buyers, as well as help you put the right logistical, financial and compliance structures in place to ensure you succeed.

Helping food & drink manufacturers prosper

Cornish sea salt

See how we helped Cornish Sea Salt go global

Taking inspiration from the natural resources at hand – sea salt and seaweed, the Provenance Group’s products are now present in 33 countries and have more in their sights.

Cornish Sea Salt is now exported around the globe and has inspired a new product range, Living Sea Therapy, a luxury spa treatment brand.

What you can expect from us

What you can expect from us

  • Dedicated Relationship Director in your local business centre
  • Support and advice from product and sector experts
  • Introductions to overseas importers, retail and wholesale buyers
  • Solutions to meet the evolving needs of this sector.



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The study, produced jointly with the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), argues that while the industry is already one of the UK’s most compelling export success stories, further growth overseas is the key to overcoming challenges such as the impact of Brexit.

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