Welcome to our member area | Leatherhead Food Research

Welcome to Leatherhead's member area

About the membership

Leatherhead membership is highly valued in the food & beverage sector and you are one of around 1500 members representing all segments of our industry.

If you are unsure what your package entitles you to then contact membership@leatherhead food.com.

On this page you will find links to:

  • The Leatherhead member helpline, covering global regulations, product development, nutrition, food safety and consumer research.
  • Free resources for members; including white papers, news reviews and updates on legislative changes across the globe. 
  • Our exclusive networking events at the stunning Great Burgh premises, where members catch up with topical industry issues.

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Helplines are a key Leatherhead membership benefit for all members. Phone or email for on-demand advice on regulatory, food innovation, nutrition, consumer & sensory and food safety.


White paper library

Enjoy the benefits of your membership, with access to our complete library of whitepapers, covering various different topics in the food and beverage industry, all written and edited by our industry experts.

Access the white paper library here

Food packaging recycling logos in Europe

The recycling of food packaging waste is a priority for sustainability strategies in Europe. However, for recycling to be...

27 May 2022

The Single-Use Plastics Directive and the Food Industry

With the EU taking an increasingly hard line on single-use plastics, the food industry needs to stay abreast of varied...

20 April 2022

Food Law in Africa and the Middle East

Africa’s emerging economies present exciting opportunities for the food and beverage industry. Demographic factors and...

23 February 2022

Member webinars

Innovation in smart labelling for food and beverages

With sustainability being at the forefront of the food and beverage industry, there is an increasing focus on alternative...

29 June 2022

Tackling global obesity webinar recording

Sin taxes, mandatory labelling, nutritional profiles, TV watersheds and marketing bans are some of the tactics that...

30 May 2022

Understanding the EU regulatory landscape for food packaging recycling logos recording

Food packaging serves multiple purposes; its primary function is to ensure the products' safety but also to provide essential...

24 March 2022

Plant-based and solar protein: Is it really a new era of alternative diets?

Consumers are becoming more aware and increasingly interested in plant-based foods. Accessible, affordable, healthy and...

17 May 2021

Cultured meat: Navigating the regulations

Cultured or ‘lab-grown’ meat products are now emerging in markets around the world with Singapore being the first country...

14 April 2021

New and emerging ingredients: A focus on cognitive, gut, stress and skin health

New and emerging ingredients: A focus on cognitive, gut, stress and skin health Download the slides here Health-conscious...

05 March 2021

Subscriptions & quick links

Leatherhead Food News

Available exclusively to members, our daily news feed provides a summary of all the latest news world-wide relevant to the food and drinks industry.

Legal Highlights

Leatherhead's Legal Highlights helps you to keep you up-to-date with new legislation, voluntary guidance, amendments, drafts, opinions, reports, proposals and corrigenda.

Research & publications

Leatherhead Food Research provides information on the latest trends in the food and drink industry in the form of member-exclusive research reports, all written and edited by industry experts.

Regulatory Day 2022

Members’ Regulatory Day 2022

21 September, Leatherhead Food Research, Great Burgh, Epsom, UK

Register for in-person event here.

US Members’ Regulatory Event 2022 

5 October, Online Live Stream

Register for virtual event here.