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We know that making sure your labels are compliant isn’t always a breezy process, and if you’re not from a food and drink background it’s a whole other story. So to make your lives that little bit easier our Compliance experts have come up with the most common mistakes they see when it comes to…

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A few weeks ago, we caught up with Caine from the bioplastic producer Floreon, B Corp ambassador Ryan from PROPER and Adele from the Sustainable Food Trust to learn more about best practices when it comes to sustainability. See below for some top-level info on what we learnt… B CORP What is B corp? Certified…

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Earlier this week, we hosted our Marketing 101 event with marketing whizz Letty from the Mind Collective and our resident PR expert Lishai to delve into the world of marketing and PR. We started the session with a quick break down on what marketing actually means and what you need to be focusing on as…

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Demand planning, in essence, is predicting the future – or estimating it at least. It’s a dark art that even the biggest businesses don’t get right despite allocating huge amounts of resource to it. There can be multiple demand planners on the big accounts who would meet with their customers every month and still there…

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Co-founder of Snaffling Pig and our fellow Young Foodies Blue Plaster Podcast presenter, Andy Allen shares his top tips on what you should consider before setting up your online shop and how to differentiate your product offering. Ah the internet: creator of amazing opportunities, source of excellent cat pictures and great leveler of the playing…

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Julia Glotz is The Grocer’s managing editor; she’s in charge of how the magazine runs day-to-day and commissions their comment, opinion and feedback pages. A while ago we spoke to Julia to find out what she and the team look for in a story and how to get your pitch right… What direction is The Grocer…

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We all know legal isn’t the most sexy part of the business. But usually, the least exciting things are the most important! Our view at Young Foodies is that you don’t need to overkill legal in your early stages but there are certain things that you cannot avoid – they’re absolutely critical. That’s why we…

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A few weeks ago we posted a blog post introducing you to the world of grocery and next on the agenda is an intro to out of home (broadly defined as everything that isn’t grocery). See below for our break down of OOH and some of our top tips: High street High-street is pretty much…

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Your manufacturer in many ways is at the heart of your business, so knowing how they work and establishing a relationship with them from the outset is incredibly important. Recently we held an AMA call to answer your questions on the topic, ranging from how to scope out a new manufacturing partner to the must-haves…

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We recently got together to discuss all things fundraising and investment, led by myself (Justine from YF Funding) and Thea. As with other AMA events, it’s completely guided by the questions you ask, so thank you to those that made it a great discussion! We say this often, but there’s never been a better time…