Establishing and upholding stringent control over the performance of your manufacturing assets is central to achieving success in the food and drink industry. 

Our Supplier Assurance services enable clients to evaluate and ensure that quality control systems and technical requirements are being complied with and will provide you with the confidence and assurances at both a strategic and operational level.  

We support our clients in exploring the best options for their product development and expansion plans, and make technical assessments to provide them with the high-level data to make critical decisions.  

Supplier assurance is crucial to the overall integrity and success of a product and encompass: 

  • Food Safety  
  • Quality Control  
  • Regulatory Compliance   
  • Supply Chain Transparency   
  • Risk Management  
  • Cost Efficiency   
  • Consumer Confidence
  • Technical audits 

Our comprehensive technical audit process is completely bespoke to meet your needs and varying levels of the audit can be carried out, depending on the requirements and certifications that the manufacturing partners have already obtained.   

STRATEGIC & OPERATIONAL SERVICES

Feasibility studies

Feasibility studies

Assessment of potential ‘breakout’ NPD launches using existing assets or launches into new markets

Equipment and plant costing

Equipment and plant costing

Scoping and fulfilment of new or second hand manufacturing equipment

Due diligence

Due diligence

Technical assessments of factories as part of our wider M&A due diligence support

Finding a co-manufacture

Finding a co-manufacture

Technical support when selecting a contract manufacturing partner

Gap analysis

Gap analysis

Gap analysis vs. agreed technical standards (e.g. own label, SALCA, BRC), working alongside the team to develop a structured plan

Team training

Team training

Providing support and guidance for technical and management teams

Optimising factory efficiency

Optimising factory efficiency

Optimising factory structure and layout is crucial to maximising overall manufacturing efficiency, ensuring compliance with hygiene standards and securing future opportunities for growth and expansion

Providing strategic advice

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