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Enter the UK Bootcamp: For foreign businesses looking to break into the UK market

  • Institute of Directors 116 Pall Mall London, England, SW1Y 5ED United Kingdom (map)

Bread & Jam has so far helped hundreds of entrepreneurs break into the food and drink business. With this know-how we have pulled together all of the essential information that you need to launch your business in the UK in a comprehensive one-day bootcamp.

The UK food and grocery market will grow to 14.8% by £28.2bn by 2023, giving it a value of £218.5bn. Since the UK has a mature and reliable retail environment, with wealthy consumers who are interested in new trends and eager for innovative products from abroad, it is an extremely attractive market for both established brands and those stepping out of their domestic market for the first time.

However, there are many peculiarities in this exciting market – from labelling rules and regulations, to category organisation and British consumer trends and expectations. Our 1 day bootcamp will give you an overview of the UK food & drink FMCG retail landscape, providing you with insight and information that will give you the best chance of success when you enter this market.

It should be attended in conjunction with the 2 day Bread & Jam Festival on 3-4 October 2019.

We have pulled together a team of carefully selected UK industry experts, who have worked for many household names (including Innocent, Sainsbury’s, Pip & Nut, Vita Coco and others), to run this highly practical course.


Workshop 1: The UK Speciality Food Landscape

Workshop 2: The UK Supermarket Landscape

Workshop 3: Compliance and Labelling

Workshop 4: Importing

Site Visit 1: Speciality Retailer

Site Visit 2: Multiple Retailer

Panel: Q&A session with a panel of experienced UK food and drink entrepreneurs


"Fantastic presentations that eased my concerns about the complexities of launching a new company" Avnish B.

"Brilliant workshops – informative, insightful, relevant" Angela C.

"Exactly the type of day I hoped for – smart focused talks, and so much relevant information" Anneka E.

"Exceeded expectations. Tons of useful stuff" Victoria M.

100% of attendees say they are more confident after attending & 100% said that they think their chances of success are better.





Earlier Event: 21 August
Social: Finding a Co-Founder
Later Event: 3 October
Bread & Jam Festival