Welcome to Food Innovation Network

The FIN's primary objective is to tackle the issues which are currently impeding innovation, productivity and growth in UK Agri-Food & Drink businesses. The FIN will join-up and improve access to the right information, research, skills, expertise and different funding mechanisms. By doing this, the FIN will help the sector to increase its competitiveness and profitability, thereby contributing to the government’s long term plan for food and farming – i.e. to make the UK one of the world’s leading food nations.

Why join FIN?

  • Facilitation of peer-to-peer collaboration and sharing experiences/good practice;
  • Access to expertise, skills, tools, latest research & case studies;
  • Calendar of key industry events and workshops;
  • Source of ideas, inspiration and support for securing private and public investment.

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@ask FIN | 15 Dec
Come give it a go!
@ask FIN | 14 Dec
No surprises here; BBC News - Is size important when it comes to wine glasses?
@ask FIN | 14 Dec
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@ask FIN | 05 Dec
RT : TODAY we launch new campaign w/ and If you're 18-30yrs old with a grea…
@ask FIN | 04 Dec
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@ask FIN | 04 Dec
BBC News - Co-op sells food after 'best before' dates in waste crackdown
@ask FIN | 01 Dec
Now that takes the.... BBC News - Supermarkets 'raise the price of Christmas biscuits'
@ask FIN | 01 Dec
Craig we are asking for a 2 min pitch simply recorded on video, we are expecting peopl…
@ask FIN | 30 Nov
Our competition is open - Share of £50,000 pot to be won by small food & drink business innovators
@ask FIN | 30 Nov
BBC News - Huge weather rescue project under way