New Pilot Peer Group for Established Food and Drink Businesses

Cumbrian Food and Drink

The culinary landscape of Cumbria is a tapestry woven with the rich traditions of local flavours, innovative gastronomy, and a deep-rooted passion for food and drink. To further enhance this thriving ecosystem, we are thrilled to announce the launch of our new pilot peer group tailored specifically for established Cumbrian food and drink businesses.

Thanks to the support of Cumbria LEP and Cumbria Chambers we have the opportunity this October to pilot a Cumbrian Food & Drink Peer Group free of charge.

What is the Cumbrian Food and Drink Peer Group?

Our newly minted Cumbrian Food and Drink Peer Group is a select community of seasoned professionals who share a common passion for food and drink and a commitment to elevating the local culinary scene. This unique forum offers a space where like-minded individuals can connect, exchange ideas, and support one another in their pursuit of culinary excellence. Whether you’re a family-run farm producing artisan cheeses, a pioneering craft brewery, or a high-end restaurant showcasing the best of Cumbrian produce, this peer group is designed to foster growth, innovation, and lasting relationships.


  1. Three online peer groups October to November 2023 two weeks apart discussing Customers & Innovation; Supply Chains & Efficiency and the numbers. Facilitated by Jacqui Jackson
  2. Three hour 1-2-1 support to focus on and create solutions for your business.  Working with Keith Jackson or Jacqui Jackson.

To reserve your place or find out more:

We welcome established Cumbrian food and drink businesses to be a part of this exciting journey. To express your interest and learn more about the fully funded peer group and 1-2-1 support, please visit contact us at [  or 07803 899952].

Come and join us

The Cumbrian Food and Drink Peer Group is more than just an assembly of businesses.  It’s a celebration of culinary passion, innovation, and heritage. Through collaboration, knowledge sharing, and a shared commitment to excellence, we believe that this pilot peer group will not only uplift individual businesses but also contribute to the collective success of Cumbria’s remarkable food and drink industry. Join us as we embark on this culinary adventure, connecting and shaping the future of Cumbrian gastronomy together.

Want to know more or sign up for the 2023 cohort Contact us

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