Leatherhead Food Research provides expertise and support to the global food and beverage sector. We provide practical solutions that cover all stages of a product’s life cycle from consumer insight, ingredient innovation and sensory testing to food safety consultancy and global regulatory advice. Our membership programme represents a who’s who of the global food and beverage industry.

Become a member

Our members benefit from exclusive expert advice, published resources, training days and networking opportunities.

Find out more Grey arrow pointing right

Product innovationarrow pointing right

We offer assistance with every step of the food & beverage product innovation lifecycle.

Consumer insight & sensory testingarrow pointing right

Our impressive range of sensory and consumer testing can assist you in placing the consumer at the heart of product development.

Regulatory advicearrow pointing right

Our global regulatory teams can help you with all aspects of food & beverage regulation.

Food safetyarrow pointing right

We provide key services for those involved in creating, managing and improving food safety processes and procedures.

Training programme

Leatherhead provides an extensive suite of training courses on most aspects of the food & beverage sector.

We specialise in EU and International regulatory courses, food safety training, sensory courses, consumer insight training and product development and innovation courses.

Interested in tasting food & beverage products?

We're always looking for volunteers to take part in various taste testing sessions and to complete online surveys to help shape the products of the future.

Find out more about out SenseReach consumer panel

What's new?

Amazon acquisition of Whole Foods Market: A watershed moment?

The surprise announcement on Friday that Amazon is to acquire the leading US food retailer Whole Foods Market could have...

19 June 2017

Leatherhead interviewed in episode of BBC’s The Food Chain

The BBC's Emily Thomas speaks with Leatherhead's MD Chris Wells to learn more about mouldy food. Click here to listen to the...

01 June 2017

Leatherhead first and only provider of UKAS accredited cooking instructions techniques

1 June 2017: Leatherhead Food Research, a leading provider of science, technology & regulatory consulting services to the...

01 June 2017