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.

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

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

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

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

Training programme

Leatherhead offers training courses on most aspects of the food & beverage sector.

We specialise in EU and International regulatory courses and are able to offer food safety, sensory, consumer insight, product development and innovation courses as bespoke training.

Love food? Interested in tasting food & drink 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?

Oatly’s IPO plans underline the market opportunity for plant-based products

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03 March 2021

Simplified front of pack labelling in South America – are you compliant?

Brazil After a process initiated in 2014, the National Agency of Sanitary Surveillance (ANVISA) approved a new nutritional...

05 February 2021

The future of alcoholic beverages with Adam Fenton, VP of Food and Beverage Consulting

Adam is now using his expertise to help Leatherhead Food Research in its mission to offer practical solutions that cover all...

04 December 2020