Mentoring Businesses

By: Food Technology Centre  05/12/2011
Keywords: product development, food safety, Food Industry

Starting a new Food Business can be a daunting task with many obstacles to overcome. We offer a Business Mentoring Service for Food Business Operators from New Start Ups to Seasoned Companies across the Food Industry addressing many issues for example:

  • Funding Opportunities
  • Factory/Premises Layout
  • New Product Development
  • Novel Ingredients
  • Process Technology
  • Packaging Technology
  • Labeling – Clean Label
  • Quality & Food Safety Systems
  • BRC Accreditation & Pre-audit preparation

Keywords: Food Industry, food safety, New Product Development, product development

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