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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Product innovation

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

Consumer insight & sensory testing

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

Regulatory advice

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

Food safety

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.

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What's new?

Food & beverage industry poised for ‘innovation heyday’

Qualitative research undertaken by Science Group companies Leatherhead Food Research and Oakland Innovation indicates that...

12 September 2016

New advice for food & drink producers on reducing sugars

FDF publishes a free reformulation guide to reducing sugars developed by Leatherhead Food Research. At a time when shoppers...

04 August 2016

Diston joins Science Group as Science & Technology Director

Science Group plc (AIM:SAG) today announces that it is to appoint Andrew Diston, of Medicom Innovation Partner and formerly...

11 July 2016