We are a membership organisation offering scientific services, advice and consultancy to more than 2,500 member
companies, all within or connected to, the global food and drink industry. Through a combination of science, technology, innovation and
information services, we ensure our members have access to the latest scientific techniques and industry leading expertise.
We offer a wide range of analytical testing services (chemistry and biochemistry), microbiological testing (for example, pathogens, method
validation) and technology consultation services (including regulatory affairs and product innovation), all delivered by world class
Our knowledge and expertise place us at the forefront of food and drink industry scientific innovation globally.
The combined experience of our people is key to our success and we work hard to ensure that this is maintained and amplified through
continued professional development and by reinvesting profits in our people and our business.
Our purpose, as set out by our CEO Peter Headridge, is to harness science and technology to inspire, support and drive
success in the world of food and drink. Our strategy focuses on development, being at the cutting edge of innovation and technology and being
the market leaders for all services required by the food and drink industry.