Covid is driving community at a time when we need it most

Covid is driving community at a time when we need it most 1

If one positive can be taken away from the past few weeks, it is the return of a sense of community across the UK. Just two months ago, the Office for National Statistics highlighted a long term decline in Brits’ sense of belonging and connection to our communities. When data was compared to 2011–2012, the […]

Why Entrepreneurial Talent is so Exciting

Why Entrepreneurial Talent is so Exciting 2

At Young Foodies, we spend our days talking to entrepreneurial people who have been changing the landscape of food and drink. We are always amazed by their creativity and ability to work together to get results. Entrepreneurial talent can be the difference between gaining that new listing, or unlocking the potential in your current team. […]

The lockdown catch up episode, pt 1. Featuring: Real Handful, NICE drinks and YF Funding

The lockdown catch up episode, pt 1. Featuring: Real Handful, NICE drinks and YF Funding 3

In this episode, Andy catches up with a few people across the industry and understands how the current social distancing measures are effecting business in different ways.  One thing that is clear, despite the obvious downsides and difficulties we’re all facing in one way or another, there’s nice things happening too- whether that be surging […]

Introducing Mighty Small, the new online supermarket of small brands

Introducing Mighty Small, the new online supermarket of small brands 4

Launching an online supermarket has always been a goal for us at Young Foodies. Granted, we did not think it would be happening quite this soon. Until (very) recently, the idea of an e-commerce site was more of a pipedream than a reality, one we imagined would not come to fruition for several years. Then […]

Coronavirus: Small food and drink manufacturers ‘struggling’

Coronavirus: Small food and drink manufacturers 'struggling' 5

Find out what our founder, Theadora Alexander tells Food Manufacture about the struggles of SMEs due to the impact of coronavirus. “Food and drink start-ups and small enterprises are struggling due to the impact of the coronavirus, leading business groups have revealed…” Read the full article in Food Manufacture

SMEs will emerge from Covid-19 stronger

SMEs will emerge from Covid-19 stronger 6

Our founder, Theadora Alexander discusses how SMEs will emerge stronger from Covid 19. “We are working with individual brands to help them adapt their strategies.” – Theodora Alexander…” Read the full article in just-food

Young Foodies launches online platform for SMEs

Young Foodies launches online platform for SMEs 7

Head over to www.mighty-small.co.uk to shop the brands in our network. “Young Foodies has launched an online store dedicated to small independent brands. The direct-to-consumer site, Mighty Small, aims to support challenger…” Read the full article in Speciality Food

Coronavirus: Small business group calls for greater support from Government

Coronavirus: Small business group calls for greater support from Government 8

SMEs need Government support now, more than ever. “The UK Government has been urged to provide greater support for small food and drink businesses in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, as these are predicting at least a 33% loss in revenue as a direct result of the virus..” Read the full article in Food […]

An Open Letter to Boris Johnson

An Open Letter to Boris Johnson 9

Young Foodies has sent an open letter to the Prime Minister in response to the Government’s outlined COVID-19 business support plans. As a representative of challenger brands, we are taking the lead in calling for change and urging the Prime Minister to address the issues within these support plans which render them largely not applicable […]