The Marketplace

Visit The Marketplace at Bread & Jam to meet a curated cohort of service providers – from food photographers to businesses coaches and PR agencies to printers, they have all been chosen for their in-depth understanding of early stage food businesses and what it takes to make them succeed.

If you provide services to food and drink businesses, contact us via email to be considered for The Marketplace.

Spaces are limited, so please enquire asap.

REBORN

We are great at creating brands, websites and getting people to see them.

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Square One Foods

We are an Austria based investor and strategic partner for food and beverage startups. In exchange for minority stakes we offer capital and access to our mentoring support, expert network, retail cooperations and R&D/ production facilities of Spitz, one of Austria’s largest food producers.

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Smoothie PR

I’m Charlotte, founder of The Smoothie Bar – a monthly membership club that teaches fab foodie start-ups how to do their own responsive PR in 10 mins a day for only £59pm. Try it out for yourself in my 10-day free trial and learn how to get PR results without paying crazy agency fees, cold pitching or writing constant press releases. If you can write a tweet and send an email, you too can get featured in big names like Speciality Food, The Telegraph, Metro, Stylist, BBC Good Food, Forbes, Huff Post and many more.

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Soil Association Certification

We are the UK’s leading organic certification body – certifying over 70% of the growing organic market which is in its 8th year of steady growth, so it’s a great time to consider organic certification. The Soil Association Organic symbol is the most recognised and trusted in the UK. With our years of experience, we’re able to offer an unrivalled, high-quality and straightforward service to our licensees, offering expert technical advice throughout the certification process. Certifying your business provides reassurance to the consumer that it’s operating to the highest standards of sustainability and integrity, as organic food is fully traceable from farm to fork.

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Karma Kitchen

We transform industrial space into beautiful, functional kitchens and co-working for the food and drink industry. Our first site is in Hackney and we’re opening three more in the next few years. It’s so easy to join, it’s affordable and you’ll be joining a real community of wonderful businesses who can help you grow.

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Visionary Food Solutions

We are an incubator, accelerator and creator of disruptor brands. We work with young brands using our wealth of experience in a number of ways from mentoring founders to creating channel entry strategy and supporting implementation of these plans.

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TickEat Ltd

After a career in airline catering, the visionary Heerum Fleary founded TickEat in 2015: a strategic business partner for food and beverage brands seeking to place their products in the travel, leisure and hospitality industries. Experts in delivering superb snacks, meals and drinks to the cabins and rooms of airlines, trains, cruise ships, ferries and hotels, TickEat cultivates rewarding, long-term alliances with both buyers and sellers. TickEat knows exactly where your product fits, thanks to years of commercial experience. Our smart strategizing and peerless knowledge pool is an asset to any business. Crafting bespoke service packages for every brand we work with ensures exposure is aligned with individual budgets. We sincerely believe in the products and the businesses we represent — it’s our passion and our lifeblood. The TickEat team work tirelessly to procure ingredients and manufacturers, facilitate tenders and contracts, brand businesses beautifully, and build successful relationships that propel food and beverage companies to stratospheric heights.

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The Natural Food and Drink Company Ltd

We are a Product Development as well as a Manufacturing family company specialising in creating food and drink products as well as small scale production for entrepreneurs and small businesses. Based in Reading, we have Development Labs as well as SALSA accredited Production facilities for Drinks, Baked Products, Sauces, Powder blends and Food Supplements. We have two units – “Free From” & “Vegan” which allow us to produce a range of products without risk of cross-contamination.

Threesixty Design

We specialise in helping develop your Challenger Brand. Brands with purpose. Brands with vision. Brands that do good and bring a fresh perspective. Come and meet the team at Bread & Jam 2019.

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Link Print and Packaging Ltd

We provide labelling systems/ printers and labels for the food industry.

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The Taste Creators

We offer manufacturable scalable recipe development, sourcing of ingredients from BRC approved suppliers, shelf life assessment, nutritional analysis, and manufacture identification and introduction. Everything you need to manufacture your food or drink concept.

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Reading Scientific Services Ltd

Reading Scientific Services Limited (RSSL) is firmly established as a trusted partner in the provision of product development, analytical, investigational, consultancy and training services to the food and consumer goods sectors. Our expertise is wide ranging and includes all aspects of food and drink product development, structural and product analysis, claim substantiation, ingredient stability, allergen management, authenticity, contaminant identification and more.

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The Bard Collective

We’re a social-first, creative agency looking to make a change. Our mission is to be better and do good which is what our creative campaigns are all about. We create messages that make a difference. We’re not pretentious and we’re definitely not beige. We cut the waffle and get straight to the point. There’s no smoke and mirrors with us, what you do get is straight-talking results without the bullshit. Or fluff. There’s no fluff here. Because we’re so into making cool stuff, we’re working behind the scenes on our bigger site. Until then, you’ll find us here.

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Ultimate Digital

We are producers of low volume, high quality digitally printed packaging. Delivering pouches, packs, sleeves and more to food and drink brands across the UK.

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Brilliant Agency

We deliver brilliant marketing, communications and design for food, drink & consumer brands.

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Acosta Europe

We offer end to end services from consultancy on helping to create and brand and innovation including insight services and tools. Brands can also outsource their account management, category management and shopper marketing to Acosta to manage on going with retailers. We have a fantastic experiential marketing team within the group who can help run and manage events. One of the key parts of our business is field marketing. We are also one of the largest field marketing businesses in the UK offering contractual field sales and flexible field sales all data led.

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Food Mentor

We help foodpreneurs, from pre concept to multi million businesses, create stratospheric growth by launching and selling the right products to the right people in the right way. We do this through a range of services including online courses, group workshops and VIP 1-1 mentoring.

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Claire Brumby Consultancy & Coaching

Claire Brumby is passionate about helping food businesses achieve goals, growth and greatness through coaching, consultancy and mentoring. She uses her own experience gained through both founding, growing and exiting her own multi award-winning food brand and working with hundreds of businesses and their founders. She runs workshops and bootcamps on many subjects involved in launching and growing businesses, is a keynote speaker and a best-selling author and business book award finalist with The Winning Mix: launch and grow your food business without selling your soul, and has appeared on national TV following pitching on BBC Dragons Den, and gives interviews sharing her business insights on radio stations such as BBC Radio.

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Groceries Code Adjudicator

The Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) Christine Tacon regulates the relationship between the UK’s largest supermarkets and their direct groceries suppliers. She monitors and enforces compliance with the Groceries Supply Code of Practice. The GCA Code Confident campaign encourages suppliers to know the Code, get trained and speak up about issues they are experiencing.

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Seedrs

Seedrs is a leading online platform for investing in the equity of startups and other growth companies. It allows all types of investors to invest as little or as much as they like (from £/€10) in businesses they believe in and share in their success. And it allows ambitious businesses in all sectors to raise capital and build community through an efficient, online process.

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CAOSS

CAOSS are a dedicated Amazon Marketing Agency. We offer end to end solutions designed to help brands maximise their sales and revenue potential on all Amazon Global Marketplaces.

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