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 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

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Customer-centricity vital for food & bev innovation success

Food and beverage manufacturers and retailers must put consumer need at the heart of innovation strategies to ensure their...

21 November 2016

Poised for an age of innovation – How food and beverage companies are preparing for growth

Findings from our confidential in-depth interviews tell a compelling four-chapter story about the state of innovation in the...

27 October 2016

Reflections on NPD food & drink trends and innovations

What’s hot in food & beverage? How do we get ahead of the innovation curve? What are the true game-changing ideas and...

21 October 2016