the bread & butter festival

This year we're teaming up with The Food Hub to bring you The Bread & Butter Festival, the UK's first food founders festival. Held at the Institute of Directors, we're planning a two days of hands-on interactive content, six exhibition zones & a schedule of amazing speakers focused on helping your food business grow on 12th and 13th November 2016. Check out our website for more information about our jam-packed schedule.

the bread & butter roadshow

The Bread & Butter Roadshow is a UK-wide summer tour celebrating the best in food and drink entrepreneurship across the country. The B&B team will be heading to 11 foodie locations between July and October, so come and say hello! Join us in a city near you for an evening of inspirational talks, networking and getting to know fellow foodie entrepreneurs in your area before we all get together for the big Bread & Butter Festival in November.

In partnership with M&S

This Spring, we teamed up with Marks and Spencer to deliver a series of 3 incredible events focused on helping food businesses grow. Over 100 up and coming food producers got the chance to receive firsthand advice from our industry experts, get to know fellow food entrepreneurs, and meet M&S buyers.


Producers have just 3 minutes to ask their questions and get answers from industry experts.

March 24, 2016


An intensive one day event focused on creating a plan for growth with seminars and workshops from 18 experts.

May 5, 2016


Our quarterly networking event. It's a fun fine food industry focused celebration useful for growing your network.

June 23, 2016

18:30 - 21:30, 24 March 2016 at M&S HQ, London

On 24th March 2016, emerging food producers got their burning food business questions answered by industry experts at our Speed Mentoring event. Marks and Spencer shared an exclusive, behind the scenes insight into what it's like to work with a national retailer. Not only was it a really useful night of networking, it was a lot of fun too!