Keeping track of your competition and the state of your industry is an integral part of operating any business

We help our members to navigate the ever-changing food and drink landscape, offering crucial independent research and expertise. We turn information into actionable insights for daily decision-making and strategic planning.

We utilise a range of methodologies, such as primary research (from online surveys to focus groups) and EPOS data analysis. These insight services can equip you with a comprehensive understanding of the UK and Scottish market, both in retail and foodservice.

In essence, we can support your business growth by working with you on a one-to-one basis – it’s this tailored approach that gives you the edge.

We’ve listed some of our services below but contact us and let us know your challenge – we’re confident we’ll find exactly the answer you need.


Contact our Commercial Market Intelligence Manager, Hayley Bruce, on or call 0131 335 0947.

Grow your business

There’s a huge appetite at home and abroad for Scottish food and drink, but how do you pinpoint and access the opportunities profitably? Our market development team can help you find the answers.

Grow your regional business

During the Covid-19 lockdown, many consumers started buying more local produce. Which means that now – more than ever – could be a great time for your business to tap into regional markets.

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Grow your UK market

The UK offers fantastic opportunities for Scottish food and drink businesses, with currency, language and logistics all working in your favour.

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Grow your exports

Exporting is a proven way to grow your business and manage risk, and no business is too small or too new to consider it.

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The Knowledge Bank

The Knowledge Bank is here to power business growth by giving you access to unrivalled insight and analysis to help you unlock commercial success.

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We can give your business a competitive edge.

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