Shrewd Foodie blends extensive experience and connections across food retail, hospitality, food producers and growers.

We provide a diverse range of business management services for growing brands, farmshops and speciality retailers.


"With her concise and insightful advice, Julie has helped us to take BeSaucy to the next level."
Ezda Beevers, CoFounder, BeSaucy Ltd.

Food Manufacturers and Brands

1

STRATEGIC
THINKING

Defining your vision, mission and purpose to achieve your goals.
Understanding the dynamics of your chosen market and identifying opportunities to grow.

Creating a detailed and sustainable business plan.

2

COMMERCIAL INSIGHT
& ANALYSIS

Using market analysis and customer insight to identify opportunities for your brand.
Adapting ranges to meet specific customer needs and keep you ahead of market trends.

3

CONNECTIONS &
ROUTES TO MARKET

Finding partners and solutions to support your growth ambitions.
Creating links to retailers and relevant wholesalers.

Supporting your negotiations to create win-win relationships.

4

BRAND & PRODUCT
DEVELOPMENT

Making your business stand out and delivering you hoards of raving fans.
Working with experts to deliver captivating brand propositions which articulate your unique point of difference.

Skilfully balancing aesthetic, environmental and financial considerations.

5

FINANCIAL
STABILITY

Identifying and evaluating investment needs.
Obtaining investment for your business.

Reviewing your management accounts to examine your costs, waste, packaging, sales and cashflow.

Identifying opportunities to optimise performance.

6

PROJECT DELIVERY

Delivering specific projects for you, to ensure you have the time to focus on running your business.
Being your in-house expert with experience that you need which you can’t justify as a permanent resource.

Being an in-plant into your business to solve specific challenges or crisis management.

Providing additional resource when you don’t have time to recruit, providing a safe pair of hands to complete business critical projects.

Farmshops and Speciality Food Retailers

1

STRATEGIC
THINKING

Defining your vision, mission and purpose to achieve your goals.
Understanding the dynamics of your chosen market and identifying opportunities to grow.

Creating a detailed and sustainable business plan.

2

COMMERCIAL
INSIGHT & ANALYSIS

Interpreting your data and KPIs to challenge the status quo and benchmark your performance.
Category Management: Creating ranges which meet customer needs and drive repeat visits.

3

CONNECTIONS & ROUTES
TO NEW MARKETS

Finding partners and solutions to support your growth ambitions.
Identify new markets to grow into which will drive long-term profitability.

4

BRAND & PRODUCT
DEVELOPMENT

Making your business stand out and delivering you hoards of raving fans.
Delivering own label ranges which are engaging and reflect your values.

5

FINANCIAL
STABILITY

Identifying and evaluating investment needs.
Obtaining investment for your business.

Reviewing your management accounts to examine your costs, waste, packaging, sales and cashflow.

Identifying opportunities to optimise performance.

6

PROJECT DELIVERY

Delivering specific projects for you, to ensure you have the time to focus on running your business.
Being an in-plant into your business to solve specific challenges or crisis management.

Providing additional resource when you don’t have time to recruit, providing a safe pair of hands to complete business critical projects.

We bring a wealth of technical expertise and external relationships to support you with developing:

- Customer Loyalty Schemes
- Reviewing Epos system providers

The vital ingredient

We open doors and expand your horizons.

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