The food and drink manufacturing industry is the UK's largest manufacturing sector with a turnover of 76 billion GBP.
The industry employs over 400,000 people which will need to increase by 170,000 by 2020 to meet demand.
The UK has 64 million consumers who spend around 200 billion GBP a year on food and drink. Weekly spend has risen by almost 60% since 2007 to around 40 GBP per person per week.
Food and drink businesses looking to set up here will find:
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