The Knowledge Bank

Turning insight into action

The Knowledge Bank

It's about accessible intelligence, accurate information and tangible actions. The Knowledge Bank's insight service gives you access to a unique blend of customised market research, data analysis and consumer insights. 

The expertise available covers everything from using intelligence to inform strategy, identifying new routes to market and developing resilient supply chains. With all of that at your fingertips you will have the essential information you need to identify where the best opportunities are to sell more, or sell more profitably.

And with the world changing at such a fast pace, the right knowledge will mean you can meet the daily challenges and adapt to ever-changing futures with confidence, and before anyone else.  

Turning insights into commercial opportunities

Here are just a few examples of how you could translate The Knowledge Bank insights into action in your own business:

  • Insights on consumer trends and shopper behaviour > An ideal platform for developing or reformulating products, updating your marketing, or talking to buyers
  • Intelligence on markets, sectors and categories > Valuable for spotting opportunities or emerging competition, and steering your response or investments
  • Webinars, reports and presentations > Practical insights on key topics from Heath & Wellness to Sustainability provide new ideas and routemaps for tackling challenges and growth

The breadth of knowledge across the Scotland Food & Drink Partnership is vast - covering all key sectors, markets and parts of the supply chain. Our Knowledge Bank Team bring their insights together into one place to support your business. 

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Get access to the Knowledge Bank

Information in The Knowledge Bank is password protected, but it’s free to access if you’re part of the Scottish food and drink supply chain. 

If you require access, contact The Knowledge Bank team on

Take the next steps to unlocking growth

Whether you’re looking at home markets or exports, The Knowledge Bank will help you plan better and act smarter

UK Markets

Every Scottish food and drink business has tangible opportunities in UK markets. The Knowledge Bank data and insights will help you identify and capture them.

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International Markets

The benefits and opportunities around exports are still compelling for food and drink businesses, despite recent challenges. The Knowledge Bank has resources and ideas to start, resume or accelerate your export journey.

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Trends & Foresighting

Our trends pages transport you to the future of food and drink in the UK and beyond. As well as giving you a foretaste of the future, they provide you with the knowledge for turning these trends into bottom-line growth.

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Under the Spotlight

The world changed in 2020 and 2021, so what does the new world look like? Our in-depth Under the Spotlight reports give you the lowdown on new behaviours and market dynamics, and what they mean for your business.

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The Knowledge Bank Conference, supported by Virgin Money, brought together a wealth of insight, knowledge and inspiration from global and national speakers.

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