Food and Drink

Pioneering, interactive support for food and drink businesses looking to develop their strategy, increase market share and join a lasting business community.

Two Zero Programme: Food and Drink

Two Zero: Food and Drink is a pioneering cohort-led, interactive programme aimed at food and drink businesses looking to develop their strategy, increase market share, access finance and join a community of like-minded business owners.

The programme is delivered by specialist business advisors and leading experts in the food and drink sector. We are looking to work with dynamic, driven entrepreneurs with the ambition to scale-up their business and disrupt the food
and drink market.


  • Start: April 2020

  • Duration: 12 weeks

  • Participants: 10-12

  • Commitment: Approx 34 hours

  • Application deadline: March 6, 2020

Selection criteria

  • Lancashire-based with a minimum of 10 employees

  • Operating in the food and drink industry

  • Already growing turnover or staff 20% per year and looking to continue

What does the programme look like?

  • Scaling up your business: finding the right strategy for you

  • Getting the things done: resource and time management.

  • All things money

  • Boost your brand, grow your sales

  • Can food-tech drive your business forward?

  • Alternative board meeting and meet the buyer

Delivery partner

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The Growth Company

Programme features

  • Learn about the latest in food technology and adapting to more automated processes

  • Raising the profile of your brand through branding and graphic design

  • Preparing for and approaching buyers

  • Understand the views and experiences of a real buyer

  • Alternative board meetings: receive strategic business advice from thought leaders

  • Identifying and accessing the right finance

  • Resource and time-management

  • End of program networking event attended by the press

The application date for this programme has now passed. If you would like to be considered for future Two Zero programmes, please contact us.

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