Food and drink is a fiercely competitive sector at local, regional, national and international levels. Whether involved in processing, retailing or distribution, businesses face both exciting opportunities and exacting challenges.
Often, the opportunities and challenges are interrelated, and can range from dealing with increasingly stringent food and drink legislation, to corporate issues such as financial planning associated with growth and succession, to employment law.
Longstanding and in-depth expertise with all aspects of food and drink law
We’ve been helping companies in the food and drink industry for more than 80 years, and our specialist Food and Drink team advises companies at every stage of their development in this fast-moving sector, from dynamic and disruptive start-ups to established market leaders and household names.
Comprehensive and current knowledge
We’ve a firm grasp of contemporary issues in the sector, and an excellent track record in dealing with them effectively and efficiently to achieve the best outcomes.
We’re highly knowledgeable and approachable, and can support you with a wide range of issues, including:
Behind the business success of some of the region’s finest
Clients who’ve welcomed our expert support include St Austell Brewery, Trewithen Dairy, Hillside Foods, Sandford Orchards, Chunk of Devon and Westaway Sausages.
Supporting local food and drink businesses
We’re long-standing supporters of the food and drink sector in the South West, and sponsor the Food & Drink Devon Awards and Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink.
Whether you’re operating locally or internationally, we can help you navigate the legal side of things as you grow your business and gain a bigger market share. The first and most important step in that direction is to get in touch for an informal chat.