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This article showcases our top picks for the best English Food Processing companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Food Processing industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top English Food Processing Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Mindful Chef

Mindful Chef

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Mindful Chef delivers all the fresh ingredients you need to create delicious, heathy meals.

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SimplyCook

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SimplyCook offers home recipe kits with easy step-by-step guides to cook restaurant-quality food in less than 20 minutes.

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Gousto

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Gousto is an online meal-kit manufacturer and retailer, using AI and automation to provide extensive choice and personalisation.

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Better Nature

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By leveraging proprietary technologies, Better Nature is one of the UK’s fastest growing clean-label meat alternative startups.

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The Ethical Butcher

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The Ethical Butcher is a startup specialised in the ethical meat industry

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Minor Figures

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Minor Figures is a cold brew coffee that aims to make cold brew more accessible whilst upholding the quality and values.

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Weedingtech

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Weedingtech is a British company that designs and manufactures innovative weed control technologies for the amenity and utility markets.

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HigherSteaks

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HigherSteaks is about providing with that juicy, tender, and delicious meat they love but without harming their health, planet, and animals.

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Pip&Nut

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Pip & Nut Makers of delicious all-natural nut butter.

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SafetyNet Technologies

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SafetyNet Technologies designs and builds trusted and valued solutions that enable sustainable practices in the fishing industry

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Propercorn

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“Done Properly” extends far beyond our popcorn

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HonestBrew

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HonestBrew is an online craft beer retailer, sourcing and stocking the best craft beers from independent breweries.

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Kafoodle

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Award-winning B2B SaaS company in foodtech on a mission to improve health by connecting people with the food they need.

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Livia’s

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Livia’s specialises in creating “better for you” sweet treats.

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Doisy & Dam

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Doisy & Dam makes and package everything by hand in the UK, using globally sourced ingredients and the highest quality organic chocolate.

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GROUNDED

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GROUNDED makes functional plant-based drinks without the cr*p.

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Rubies in the Rubble

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Rubies in the Rubble is a sustainable food brand, making high quality relishes and jams out of surplus supplies.

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Serious Pig

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Award-wining, all British snacking salami- all in the best possible taste.

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AeroPowder

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AeroPowder is committed to ensuring that our future is built upon more sustainable foundations.

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Wrap It Up

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Established in 2006 and operating in the growing healthy fast food market.

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Hunter & Gather Foods

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H&G created the first Avocado Oil Mayonnaise in the UK and Europe that is free from sugar, gluten, preservatives and harmful oils.

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Winebuyers

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Winebuyers is an exclusive online wine club with a simple mission.

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Zotto

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Zotto is the leading provider for enterprise applications for the hospitality industries, we provide integrated cloud based system.

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Coldpress

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Coldpress 100% juices and smoothies retain the pure taste,

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Pronto Technology

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Healthy meals to your desk or door, fast.

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Real Good Food

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Real Good Food is a Cake Decoration, Food Ingredients and Premium Bakery.

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Freed Foods

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Free’d is the UK’s most exciting gluten free brand. With over 50 stockists throughout East and North London.

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The Honestly Good Smoothie Company

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The Honestly Good Smoothie Company is on a mission to leverage data and bring hyper-personalised nutrition to consumers direct.

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Kitchup

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Kitchup is an online marketplace for kitchen space, matching businesses that need a commercial kitchen with those who have it.

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Daisy Green Collection

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The Daisy Green Collection brings relaxed and buzzing Australian food and coffee culture to London.

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Mercato Metropolitano

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Mercato Metropolitano is a vibrant space where everyone shares the same passion for food and social relationships.

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Emily Crisps

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Emily Crisps is a food start-up that aim to provide health-conscious consumers with the opportunity to indulge in ‘guilt-free’ snacking.

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field&flower

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A UK-based company that delivers grass fed, free range meat boxes.

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PACK’D

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PACK’D is a food and beverage company.

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Raw Halo

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Raw Halo is an award-winning raw chocolate brand.

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Lucy’s Dressings

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Award winning dressings inspired in Lucy’s family kitchen in Suffolk, using her own unique recipes.

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BKD

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BKD provides fun baking events, classes, and parties as well as handmade and hand-mixed innovative baking kits for kids.

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Tate & Lyle PLC

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Tate & Lyle plc is a British-based multinational agribusiness

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HeraSpace

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Heraspace is helping to do better management for the fishing industry.

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Righteous

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Their ambition is to make the world fall in love with healthy eating.

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Black Bee Honey

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Black Bee Honey is a british honey brand.

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POPS

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POPS is a pioneer produces a range of alcohol and alcohol-free popsicles.

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NextChef

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NextChef is the intelligent kitchen assistant for recipe management, team training, automatic allergen and cost calculation.

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Seedlip

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Seedlip is maker of the world’s first non-alcoholic spirits.

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Purl Pops

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Purl Pops are a healthy snack made from roasted and popped lotus seeds.

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Good & Proper Tea

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Good & Proper Tea are London-based, premium tea specialists.

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Hummus Bros

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Hummus Bros is about feeding you homemade hummus with mouth watering toppings.

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The London Jam Factory

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Homemade Jams and Preserves traditionnaly made with amazing combination of flavours.

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Bang Curry

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Bang Curry is an authentic curry kit company with a focus on easy cooking.

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Pomodoro E Basilico

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A popular vegan artisan food stall.

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inSpiral

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inSpiral is a London-based vegetarian restaurant that specializes in organic food products.

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Bakkavor

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The leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with a growing international presence in the US and China

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Mr Sherick’s Shakes

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Mr. Sherick’s Shakes are a range of award winning luxury milkshakes distinct from any others.

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Craft Clubs

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Craft Clubs offers quality food and drink brands a powerful new way to reach consumers, both in their homes and online.

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Sweetly Stevia

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Sweetly™ Stevia is a London-based company specialising in high-grade stevia extracts supplied in 100% pure and 100% natural blended forms.

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Pull’d

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Pull’d brings together a delicious fusion of fresh flavours, with influences from Asia, Latin American, Europe and of course, Australia.

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Tate & Lyle – Sweetener

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Tate & Lyle – Sweetener is a global ingredient and solution provider for the food, beverage, and industrial markets.

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The Pressery

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The Pressery will be launching a high-quality and pure, long-life almond milk for all your coffee shop needs.

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Oree Boulangeries

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Oree Boulangeries is a bakery manufacturing company.

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Planet Organic

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Planet Organic is a natural products retailer company.

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Baker Street

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Production and delivery of bread and desserts that are tasty.

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GiveMeTap

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GiveMeTap is a people-powered movement that incentives a free water refilling network to support projects in Africa.

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Lexington Catering Ltd.

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Lexington Catering Ltd. provides food catering services to blue chip businesses.

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Rocketo

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Rocketo is one of the world’s most upgraded dog foods.

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Brake Bros

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Brake Bros are the food wholesalers in the UK and are the catering and food suppliers of choice for thousands of businesses.

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Double Dutch Drinks

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Double Dutch offers a range of two premium soft drink mixers that are specifically developed to enhance the flavours of gins and vodkas.

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TRS Group

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TRS Group brought the finest authentic Asian foods to the UK.

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Slurp Smoothie and Juice Bars

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To roll out a retail and franchise chain of pressed juices and low fat frozen yogurt smoothies bars.

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HP Foods

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HP Foods Limited, formerly based in Birmingham, England, was best known as the producer of HP, Lea & Perrins and Daddies sauce brands.

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BioKind

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BioKind protein is a natural, sustainable and traceable feed ingredient for aquaculture, livestock and pets.

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Eats Media

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Eats Media is a company based out of 636 Broadway, New York, New York, United States.

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Chikas

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Chika’s brings you the exotic flavours and taste sensations from West Africa.

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Crické

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Crické is a food and drinks company.

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EAT.

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EAT. is a retail company producing, making, serving, and creating food products for customers.

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Scratch Meals

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Scratch Meals is a company that pre-packages individual healthy and ethnic meals for grocery stores.

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The Food Doctor Ltd.

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The Food Doctor is a nutritional therapists.

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Heartier

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Heartier makes getting hold of ethically sourced, free-range meat easy by teaming up with Britain’s best butchers who ship direct.

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Bagel Factory

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Bagel Factory is a chain of convenience food outlets specialising in the production of freshly baked and filled bagels.

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Kanegrade

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Kanegrade is a food and beverage company located in London.

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Potage

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Potage is a Delivering delicious and nutritionally balanced meals company.

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Salad Days

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Wholesome Healthy Food Delivered Straight to your Office.

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Purely

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Purely has been created to bring more adventure to your taste buds.

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Haloodies

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Haloodies is a food delivery service company that deals with the online non vegetarian food delivery business service.

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President Food and Drink Federation

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The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) is the voice of the UK food and drink industry.

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Tavern Snacks

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Tavern Snacks sells a vast array of products such as crisps and nuts.

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