Apr 17

Grant Funding for Food and Drink Businesses

17th April, 2023

Book event

About this event

SMEs and startup businesses are time-poor, let Nick take your pain away by offering you the information you need to scale up, grow, innovate or diversify your business.

What barriers are stopping your Food & Drink business from taking that next step?"

"What opportunities are you exploring, but not sure where to start?"

"What market intelligence do you need to make informed decisions?

All of the above questions can be overcome by accessing the Broadland Food Innovation Centre (BFIC) grant funding. With over £250,000 available, your Food & Drink business can access the knowledge and expertise you need to thrive and grow.


  • Learn more about the grant funding on offer, and how you can use it to progress your business.

  • Hear of the expertise and knowledge available within the supplier lists.

  • Discover how the funding process works, and what you can expect to receive.

  • Submit your project application to begin receiving expert advice and guidance, overcoming the barriers and accessing the opportunities that lay ahead.


Nick Smith is employed by Hethel Innovation as their ERDF Food Advisor. Nick has a wealth of knowledge within the food and drinks industry and even more so with advising businesses. Nick is passionate about supporting start-up businesses and enjoys supporting the process from business plans to seeing the company develop. He is the perfect speaker to offer you funding support to help achieve your business goals.

This funding is available for businesses that meet the following criteria:

  • Based and registered in Norfolk and Suffolk

  • Possess a food manufacturing/processing SIC code

  • Employ < 250 Staff

  • Generate < £41m Annual Turnover

  • Possess < £35m Balance Sheet