Recipe 4 Success Programme: Keeping it Legal – Essential regulations for the Food & Drink Sector
Date: 29th September 2022
Location: Manchester City Centre
Time: 9:30am - 1:30pm
Theme: Start a business, Business Strategy
Sorry this event has already taken place - please see our forthcoming events list
Recipe4Success is a comprehensive programme of support for Greater Manchester-based SME food and drink businesses* (pre-start and early stage businesses - 0-3 years) with the aspiration to grow.
Take your business to the next level with our tailored series of food and drink specific workshops and networking events designed to help you overcome barriers and succeed.
The programme culminates in an exciting opportunity to pitch your product to a panel of buyers, ranging from hyperlocal to nationwide chains. You will get the opportunity to practice your pitch and present to a number of industry experts (as well as your peers) for a critique, prior to submitting it to the buyers.
*Eligibility and suitability criteria apply
Greater Manchester has a long history of creating innovative, exciting food and drink products, from Vimto and parma violet gin to the Manchester Egg and Eccles Cake. Outstanding food and drink produced in Greater Manchester is enjoyed by consumers across the UK.
We’re passionate about brilliant food and drink at the Hub, too. We’re looking for sparkling producers based in Greater Manchester who want help to grow their business. Our Recipe4Success programme is designed to do just that.
Whether you’re a brewery, bakery, soft drink, ice cream or other producer, or a restaurant, deli or cafe looking to commercialise a great product – our Recipe4Success programme’s got something for you.
Previous programme graduates include Didsbury Gin, Zymurgorium, Loaf Manchester, Flour & Soul Bakery and Four Sisters distillery.
Put yourself in the mix by registering your interest.
REGISTRATIONS TO THE PROGRAMME ARE NOW OPEN
Our Workshops are part-funded by European Regional Development Funds.
Our workshops are delivered free of charge to participants; however, as they are fully-funded, they are classed as state aid to participating businesses and are subject to state aid rules and the associated eligibility criteria:
Greater Manchester Clients Only
SME: Small or medium enterprise i.e. less than 250 (Full Time Equivalent) employees
Annual Turnover less than 50 Million Euro OR Balance Sheet less than 43 million Euro
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