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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Davison Williams

We’re a creative agency specialising in trade and consumer-marketing.

We work with some of the best known names in the food and drink sector, helping them to drive stand out, trial and sales in-store, online or in the on-trade.

Our work is inspired by insights from the category, the consumer and media. Whether you tap into one or all of our services, we’re here to help you hit your targets.

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The Food Exchange at New Covent Garden Market

We are a community and workspace totally dedicated to food. Located on the doorstep of London’s oldest and largest wholesale fruit and veg market, New Covent Garden Market, our ambition is to give London a new and innovative home for food.

Our top two floors are home to over twenty startup brands and, as of the start of 2020, our first floor will be transformed into the largest shared kitchen space in London. Available to all food makers, ‘Mission Kitchen’ will also feature studios, an academy, event space and dining.

We are the Food Exchange and we are where food happens.

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KLBD - Kosher Certification

KLBD Kosher is one of the world’s leading kosher certification agencies operating around the globe. Certifying many major food and drink brands clients also include many raw material and ingredients manufacturers.

KLBD works with companies small and large and is committed to offering a professional and affordable kosher certification service.

KLBD Kosher Certification will give you and your company:
• Increased export opportunities
• Gain access to new markets
• New marketing and distribution channels

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Reading Scientific Services Limited - (RSSL)

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.

RSSL is UKAS accredited which ensures that our analytical services meet the needs of industry. We are trusted by industry to provide a solution with scientific excellence, outstanding customer service and professionalism.

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Salesbeat

We are a marketplace connecting FMCG brands, freelancers and service providers.

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The Space Creative

We’re an independent creative agency who provide clear strategic thinking and distinctive creative to grow healthy brands people love through branding, packaging design and effective advertising campaigns.

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Sirane Ltd

SIRANE’S Earth Packaging solutions can really help you boost your green credentials by cutting both packaging waste and food waste. Environmentally-friendly packaging is in the news at the moment, as is reducing food waste, but what if your packaging can actively help contribute to both goals.

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Pie Recruitment

We are a rare breed of recruitment agency. Our mission is to cut out all the hassle and funny business that comes with job search. Above all, we believe in delivering a more bespoke service that puts people front and centre.

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ePac Flexible Packaging

We help small-to-medium sized food companies grow by offering low minimum orders on custom printed, retail-ready flexible packaging with HD-quality graphics.

Our digital printing platform streamlines the packaging procurement process by delivering packaging material in 10-15 business days with no plate fees, thus saving brands thousands of pounds in start-up costs.

Enabling you to manage inventory and cash flow, ready to supercharge your business growth.

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Defra

We are the Agri-food Chain Business Readiness team within the Department of Environment, Food and Rural. We are part of a policy team which is looking at the readiness of UK food and drink businesses ahead of Brexit. Come and see us at our stall to find out more about preparing your business.

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Brand Imaging Solutions

We are a brand delivery agency. We relish the challenge to deliver exceptional creative and focused execution, across all content and formats, globally.

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Joelson

We are a top-ranked multi-disciplinary law firm based in Central London. We provide a first class partner-led service.

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GS1 UK

GS1 UK is just one of 114 neutral and independent GS1 organisations operating worldwide. From product barcodes to patient wristbands, GS1 standards have been transforming the way we work and live for more than 40 years. Whether online, in store or in a hospital, the common language of GS1 global standards is helping our community of more than 39,000 organisations across Britain to uniquely identify, describe and track anything, creating greater trust in data for everyone.

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Gill Jennings & Every LLP

Gill Jennings & Every is a leading intellectual property firm based in London and Munich. We provide the ideal combination of legal, technical and commercial expertise to help turn your innovations, brands and designs into commercial success. We understand the importance of intellectual property to your business and by providing clear, creative and expert advice we can assist you in protecting, exploiting and managing your IP assets to maximise their value. Our dedicated team of attorneys have enormous experience of working with food, drink & hospitality companies and a genuine understanding of the tough commercial realities of this sector. This work is led by our specialist Food, Drink & Hospitality Group and our active membership of industry organisations such as the Food & Drink Exporters Association (FDEA). In short, we use our knowledge and experience to help you protect and grow your business through your brands.

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Creative Coup

Creative Coup is a branding and design agency, creating show-stopping moments for our clients and their customers. Specialising in the FMCG market, we deliver print and digital design support to brands that want to stay relevant in a fast-changing digital world.

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Breakthrough Group

We are The Breakthrough Group and proud to be the headline sponsor at Bread and Jam. Our Breakthrough Funding company helps food businesses source funding and R&D tax relief. Our Food Talk Radio Show helps them to gain publicity and raise their profile. In essence, what do we do? We help small companies become great big ones!

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Flexy

Our mission is to take the pain out of temporary and seasonal recruitment. Our clever technology platform streamlines the hiring process and connects you directly with local, motivated, and reliable workers at the click of a button. We’re proud to be accredited with a GLAA licence, meaning we can provide staff for food production/prep, distribution, sales, and sampling. We cover the whole of the UK.

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London Agri-Food Innovation Clinic

We are The London Agri-Food Innovation Clinic. We support and promote research and innovation in London’s food businesses.

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Brandality

We team bold thinking with perceptive insight and captivating design to craft brands that break through the clutter, disrupt categories and influence behaviour.

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The Forge Communications

We build bespoke communications programmes for brands, often start ups, in the food and drink space. We believe a combined approach of PR, Social and SEO to be the most effective channels with a strategically planned idea that is a true reflection of the brand and is relevant to the audience. Founded in 2014 we have worked with and continue to work with some of the best known challenger brands on the market including The Collective, Lizi’s Granola, Mighty Fine, Shorn Wines and Esquires Coffee.

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Tod Studio

Tod studio is a bespoke creative production house specialising in packaging for pitches to buyers as well as branding for activation’s and influencer campaign’s on social media when you need the touch of a high-quality look and feel for your brand.

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We are a Food Development Agency, working with start-ups, SMEs and global brands to deliver award-winning innovation to the food and beverage industry.

Working from concept to launch, we have developed products and recipes across almost every food and drink category. We take a holistic approach to all projects, ensuring that results not only taste great but are also commercially viable; minimising cost of goods, maximising shelf life and striving to ensure products achieve any key claims and USPs.

We have a strong list of support services including finding a suitable manufacturing solution to scale up your business, focus groups, consumer testing and industry leading market research to help maximise your chances of commercial success.

Please find us in the Exhibitor Marketplace at Stand 23 to find out more!

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