Moredun Scientific

Moredun Scientific is a contract research organisataion specialising in animal health and biosafety testing of biopharmaceuticals. Part of the Moredun Foundation, a registered charity supporting livestock health and welfare through research and education, Moredun Scientic helps companies develop, register and commercialise their products.


Landseer Limited is a horticultural advice company supplying both crop protection and technologies; meeting the needs of growers within the fresh produce industry. We provide a bridge between technology and crop protection companies, and for the growers themselves.With over 40 years of experience within horticulture, our team are regarded as experts within the post-harvest sector. The team consists of BASIS qualified members, researchers, and qualified crop protection applicators.

HIOM Advisory

HIOM Advisory is a specialist advisory and consultancy firm working predominantly in the commodity, food , agriculture and energy sectors. Based in the UK, they provide services to clients globally, which include:

– Corporate Finance

– Private Equity

– Project Finance

– Debt Restructuring and Advisory

– Business Turnaround & Restructuring

– Corporate Governance & Controls

– M&A Advisory & Fundraising

– Business Valuation

– Commercial and Financial Due Diligence

– Expert Opinion / Expert Witness Work


Hillsgreen helps agricultural, rural and food businesses to secure their right customers. As your strategic marketing partner, we create and implement effective marketing plans. We use a wide range of marketing tools that not everyone understands but we do, and we ruthlessly analyse data to make sure that your marketing spend results in actual sales.

We are farmers too, with 350 dairy cows, and everyone in the team comes from a rural background. This means we really understand the sector because we are in the sector.

Hillsgreen: inspire, challenge, grow

Grampian Growers

Set up in 1968 by 6 leading local farmers, Grampian Growers based at Logie near Montrose, is one of the smaller cooperatives with only 11 “A” shareholder members and a further 15 “B” members. The co-op focuses primarily on export and home markets and they currently market 60 million cut daffodil stems, 4,000 tonnes of daffodil bulbs and 18,000 tonnes of seed potatoes.

In 2020 they purchased WM Fraser which is a chipping potato merchant that delivers over 50 tonnes of potatoes to fish and chip shops and hospitality businesses across the North-East of Scotland.

In 2021 they acquired Abbey Potatoes Limited which is based in Cambridgeshire and they trade around 25,000 tonnes of potatoes a year to over 50 potato merchants including WM Fraser.

Across Grampian Growers’s businesses, they employ 18 full-time members of staff and 2 part-time members and anything up to 70 seasonal staff during peak production months.They have an annual turnover of £17million and also have 200kw of solar panels on-site with a view to increasing this as well as looking into other renewable sources.

Foodtech Compliance

Foodtech Compliance provides strategic and UK and EU regulatory advice for all novel food sectors including:

– Cellular Agriculture (Lab Grown Meat)

– Alternative Proteins

– Precision Fermentation

– Aquaculture

– Vertical Farming

– GMO Foods

– EU Novel Food Regulations

With their assistance, risk can be managed and turned into an opportunity for a business to improve its compliance and develop a longstanding, positive relationship with the relevant regulators

Foodtech Compliance’s services provide life cycle regulatory compliance; from initial stages of product development, through to achieving regulatory approval. They can support internal regulatory affairs departments when the in-house resources are limited.

FBC Manby Bowdler Solicitors

FBC Manby Bowdler LLP is a full service law firm providing a comprehensive range of legal services in the West Midlands, Shropshire and Worcestershire. FBC Manby Bowdler is recognised annually as having the leading specialist law team servicing the agricultural sector in the West Midlands, Shropshire and beyond. Their agricultural team not only possess a wealth of relevant experience in regards to rural legal matters, they continue to keep themselves up-to-date with the evolving legislation and changes to agricultural & farming laws. They advise on issues including work on freehold land sales and purchases, Landlord and Tenant (and in particular agricultural holdings and farm business tenancies), town and country planning, inheritance tax planning, litigation with regard to trespass, rights of way and adverse possession and company & partnership work.

Eden Search & Select

Proud to be the only specialist international executive search consultancy focused solely across the global food and farming landscape, Eden Search & Select works with international and UK-based businesses of all shapes and sizes – from rapidly growing, private equity funded agritech companies to global corporations specialising in fresh produce and food manufacturing. Their clients see them as a long-term, strategic partner that can have a positive influence on their business and appreciate how deeply invested they are in their industries. Eden Search & Select’s commitment to the global food supply chain gives them confidence that they understand the challenges, opportunities and threats facing their clients.

Dairy Insight

Dairy Insight is a veterinary-led consultancy business providing bespoke technical expertise to a range agri-businesses throughout the UK and further afield. Their workload is very varied, and ranges from delivering training and knowledge transfer through to supporting product development and facilitating research projects.

The Dairy Group

The Dairy Group are independent dairy consultants providing technical and business advice to dairy farmers and associated sectors. They provide cost of production benchmarking, milk price modelling, milking parlour & building design, milk quality & mastitis management, dairy nutrition, nutrient management, business analysis, budgeting and forecasts. They help their clients source key inputs including feed, fertiliser and seed. Their dairy management web site MCi provides monthly dairy costings, milk and forage forecasts. They operate across the UK.