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Robert Lawson, Food Strategy Associates founder and Managing Partner, features in June’s Food Manufacture giving his view on Adelie Foods going into administration

Posted on: June 1st, 2020 by Robert Lawson

Food Strategy founder and Managing Partner, Robert Lawson, gave his view on Adelie Foods going into administration on page 4 of this month’s edition of Food Manufacture: “Big, diversified chilled convenience players are facing difficult circumstances, even if they are entirely grocery businesses. Most have substantial foodservice legs, which have seen demand drop by 95%. […]

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Food Strategy Associates support Oddbox Home Delivery in raising £3m in funds

Posted on: March 24th, 2020 by Ian Coulter

Oddbox is a “wonky” veg box business operating in London which has seen 400% growth in sales last year. They have just completed a £3m fund-raising round from Northern Venture Capital Trust Funds run by Mercia. Food Strategy Associates undertook the commercial and operational due diligence. Oddbox’s focus on reducing food waste and delivering in […]

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Robert Lawson, Food Strategy Associates’ CEO, features in The Grocer giving his views on alternative protein innovators

Posted on: August 16th, 2019 by Robert Lawson

Food Strategy Associates are thought leaders in the alternative protein market. Food Strategy CEO, Robert Lawson, gave his views on some exciting alternative protein startups in The Grocer. As previous MD of Quorn and having worked on several projects in the space, Robert offers insight into meat extenders, key ingredients and emerging technologies. See an […]

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See our Saturday Essay written by Partner Ian Weston in this week’s Grocer Magazine on The War on Plastics

Posted on: June 21st, 2019 by Robert Lawson

Having worked extensively in the food packaging sector, we have contributed a Saturday Essay to The Grocer Magazine on the issues raised by “War on Plastic” ‘War on Plastic’ adds pressure on an industry in packaging limbo _ Comment & Opinion _ The Grocer

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Watch Robert Lawson, CEO of Food Strategy Associates, discuss meat alternatives on BBC World News

Posted on: May 17th, 2019 by Robert Lawson

Food Strategy Associates are thought leaders in the meat alternatives market. Watch Robert Lawson, CEO, being interviewed on BBC World News following the Beyond Meat IPO.     Food Strategy Associates have extensive experience in meat alternatives. See examples of projects below.

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