Food and Drink

  • Drinks

    • Starting a Microbrewery

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a microbrewery. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Tea Room

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a tea room. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Smoothie and Juice Bar

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a smoothie and juice bar. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Public House

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a public house. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also identifies the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information...

    • Starting a Wine and Cocktail Bar

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a wine and cocktail bar. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Nightclub

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a nightclub. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also identifies the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information...

    • Starting an Off-licence

      This profile provides information about starting up and running an off-licence. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Mobile Coffee Cart

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a mobile coffee cart service. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also identifies some of the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information...

  • Eating Out and Catering

    • Starting a Catering Service

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a catering service. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also identifies some of the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information...

    • Starting a Restaurant

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a restaurant. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Fast Food Takeaway

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a fast food takeaway. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Mobile Takeaway

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a mobile takeaway. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Tea Room

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a tea room. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Smoothie and Juice Bar

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a smoothie and juice bar. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Public House

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a public house. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also identifies the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information...

    • Starting a Sandwich Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a sandwich shop. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Fish and Chip Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a fish and chip shop. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also identifies the key legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information...

    • Starting a Sandwich Delivery Round

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a sandwich delivery round. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Coffee Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a coffee shop. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Café

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a café. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Mobile Coffee Cart

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a mobile coffee cart service. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also identifies some of the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information...

    • A Guide to the Eating Out Sector

      This market synopsis examines the trends and market developments affecting the eating-out sector in the UK. It provides information targeted specifically at new, existing or aspiring small business owners who are aiming to trade or develop their interests in this sector...

  • Food and Drink Makers

    • Starting a Craft Bakery

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a craft bakery. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Microbrewery

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a microbrewery. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Homemade Cake and Biscuit Maker

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a homemade cake and biscuit maker. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Homemade Pickle and Preserve Maker

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a homemade pickle and preserve maker. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Chocolatier

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a chocolatier. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Speciality Cake Maker

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a speciality cake maker. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Cake Decorator

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a cake-decorating service. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also identifies the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information...

  • Retail

    • How to become a Health Food and Supplements Retailer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a health food and supplements retailer. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting an Ice Cream Van

      This profile provides information about starting up and running an ice cream van. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Greengrocer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a greengrocer. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Sandwich Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a sandwich shop. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Butcher's Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a butcher. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Fishmonger

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a fishmonger. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Farm Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a farm shop. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also identifies the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information...

    • Starting a Delicatessen

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a delicatessen. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Chocolatier

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a chocolatier. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Sandwich Delivery Round

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a sandwich delivery round. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Sweet Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a sweet shop, but does not cover the sale of tobacco in detail; for more information about this see BOP 120, Newsagent. This profile describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also identifies the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information...

    • How to become a Wine Merchant

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as an independent wine merchant. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Cake Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a cake shop. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • A Guide to the Food and Grocery Retail Sector

      This market synopsis examines the trends and market developments affecting the food and grocery retail sector in the UK. It provides information targeted specifically at new, existing or aspiring small business owners who are aiming to trade or develop their interests within this sector...