The Great British Food Programme

Great British Food Programme

Right now, the demand for quality UK food & drink products overseas is on the rise, we can help you tap into this world of opportunities.

We can connect your business with 100's of selected international food and drink buyers. The Great British Food Programme is designed to help you become part of our free international online food and drink directory which will be presented to global buyers. From there you will gain exclusive access to our meet the buyer events to get you selling overseas. Dont miss this opportunity to kick start your export journey, follow these 4 simple steps to receive strategic 1-2-1 support to help you succeed.

Step 1 - Whet Your Export Appetite

In order to access a suite of tailored support, we need to know a little more about your company. Complete this short questionnaire so that we can gain a fuller understanding of your business requirements.

Step 2 - Nibble in New Markets

Submit your company information with snazzy product images for our online directory.  This information is sent to buyers, business partners and Trade Officers in your target markets so that we can find the right sales opportunity for you.  Once we’ve identified potential new customers or business partners we can help you to make those all important sales.

Step 3 - Feed Your Export Sales

Through our frequent meet the buyer events, both face to face and virtually, we will put you in front of a host of international buyers who are looking for new products just like yours.  We will give you your very own account manager to take you through every step of your journey; our team of 50 advisers have years of commercial eand international experience and will be able to tackle all the pitfalls to help you achieve success. 

Step 4 - Exhibit at our Virtual Trade Fair

Build your company presence online at our virtual Food & Drink Trade Fair (optional extra with a small cost associated). Create a 3D immersive environment for buyers all over the world to access your company information and product brochures by joining us on our 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year trade show, all from your desk! 

Now you are on the road to success your 1-2-1 support will be with you along every step of the way.  Welcome to increased sales, higher profits and more staff to run your thriving business! 

Am I Eligible?

This bespoke programme is for businesses who have a registered address in the South West of England only. Any company that manufactures or produces food or drink products may join the programme for bespoke support from a range of services and advisers. This programme is delivered by Business West and funded by the European Regional Development Fund and the Department for International Trade, partnering with Enterprise Europe Network.

Want to know more about our food & drink export programme? Complete our enquiry form at the top of the page and we'll get back to you!

  • Complete the Great British Food Programme survey

    Discover how to get out there with our tailored export support for food and drink producers by telling us more about your business.

  • Have a question?

    If you have any specific Great British Food Programme questions or would like to speak to one of our advisers about the programme, send us an email and our friendly project team will get back to you.

Useful links

  • Complete the Great British Food Directory survey

    Take the first step to join the Great British Food Programme by telling us more about your business.

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  • View the Great British Food Directory

    Take a look at the directory of food and drink businesses which is shown to buyers all over the world.

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  • Watch The Bay Tree video

    The Bay Tree Sales Director, Matthew Chiles, talks to us about their export journey and the pitfalls as a food and drink...

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  • Book onto an Export Workshop

    All the essential knowledge and information required to start getting ready for the world of international trade.

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