Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland

Food and drink trade associations

Trade Associations and Business Support Organisations for Food and Drink sector.

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Northern Ireland Food and Drink (NIFDA)

NIFDA is a voluntary organisation committed to helping Northern Ireland food and beverage companies compete successfully and to represent and promote their interests.

Scotland Food and Drink

Scotland Food & Drink, established in 2007, is a not-for-profit organisation that was created to guide Scottish food and drink companies of all sizes towards increased profitability.

Scottish Food Trade Association (SFTA)

SFTA is an industry group that works on behalf of Scotland's produce trade.

Scottish Licensed Trade Association (SLTA)

SLTA is an industry group that represents a variety of licensed groups, including publicans, hoteliers, restaurateurs, late night entertainment venues, clubs, and licensed grocers. It also works with drinks suppliers and companies that provide services to the licensed trade.

British Hospitality Association (BHA)

BHA is a trade group that represents the UK hospitality and tourism industry.

Zero Waste Scotland and WRAP Northern Ireland offer free and confidential advice and support to help you reduce your environmental impact and save money. They can help with reducing your business's waste and use of water, packaging and raw materials.

The Carbon Trust can help your business to improve its energy use and reduce its carbon emissions.

Find other trade associations relevant to your business using the Trade Association Forum website.

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