Manchester Food Board FoodSync was commissioned to review the organisation, aims, and workings of the Manchester Food Board. Through an extensive consultation process, we developed a stronger governance model and key recommendations for [...]
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Northern Roots FoodSync were tasked with providing technical and strategic advice on the productive element of the UK’s largest urban farm. We were sub-contracted from the University of Salford, whose role was [...]
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Land Feasibility Study We were asked to consider the feasibility of a key site for a local housing provider by assessing an under-utilised green space and evaluating options. These included large-scale growing as [...]
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Strings attached policy making We were asked by Guys and St Thomas’ Charity to identify and assess current and post-COVID opportunities to reduce obesity via ‘strings attached’ policy making. Using our technical policy expertise, [...]
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Oldham food strategy Oldham has long been a place respected for its progress as a Sustainable Food Place, gaining Bronze Award certification. We were initially engaged to develop a food strategy and action [...]
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Ambition for Ageing (social eating) We collaborated with a number of local partners to deliver part of the Ambition for Aging programme, led by GMCVO. Our Social Eating programme sought to increase the number of [...]
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Manchester Fairtrade When Manchester was awarded Fairtrade City status in 2018, FoodSync was commissioned to create the Manchester Fairtrade website, co-ordinate Fairtrade events across the city, and manage a program of related [...]
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Strategic Review of Food Landscape: Housing A review into the action and interventions connected to One Manchester's Social Investment programme, evaluating their relative effectiveness and reach within the community. FoodSync reviewed the national evidence base as [...]
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Property Asset Feasibility Study LaSalle, through Barker Proudlove, appointed FoodSync to research and report on the potential to create a sustainable food and beverage offer in a disused property asset.
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Food & Drink Awards 2018 Stockport's first ever food and drink awards were held on 20 June 2018, following the Trade Show. Supported by local businesses who sponsored individual awards, and organised by FoodSync in [...]
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Stockport Food & Drink Trade Show A Food & Drink Show for the trade, aimed at the catering & hospitality sector. Showcasing food and drink, produced locally with the opportunity for chefs, operators and restaurateurs to [...]
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Improving Food Standards in Residential Care FoodSync were commissioned by Borough Care to review their food service, with a view to improving quality and consistency of the food offer in their group homes. We looked at [...]
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Menu development and nutritional support Commissioned by Wigan Leisure & Culture Trust (WLCT), Inspiring Healthy Lifestyles to support their new café concept roll out, appraising the balance of the menu with regard to its health [...]
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European City of Science Festival Food Science and Sustainability public engagement consultancy - European City of Science Festival, Manchester Commissioned by Marketing Manchester, we developed concepts for the Science Feast theme, bringing together partners, drafting [...]
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Bolton food partnership development Commissioned by Bolton at Home to work with their teams and across Bolton Council to bring together partners in a targeted manner to work beyond the traditional food poverty remit. [...]
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Café concept development and launch This is a growing area of work for us, we have worked with a couple of clients to date to help develop café concepts. This work has involved brand and [...]
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High tech sustainable agriculture Commissioned by University of Salford as food sector specialists on a report for Manchester City Council on High Tech Sustainable Food Growing Options for the city. FoodSync provided expertise on [...]
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A flexible ‘street trading’ f&b offer Commissioned by CBRE to draft a viability report with key considerations / recommendations for a street food offer in the town centre, carrying out a location review in order to [...]
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Tackling Obesity Commissioned by Stockport Council to develop a blueprint framework and set of recommendations for tackling obesity using food systems thinking. We worked closely with council colleagues to develop a conceptualised [...]
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F&B led economic development Commissioned by Stockport Council to work with new and existing businesses, developing a vision and a strategy to improve the range and scope of the town centre offer, improve sustainability [...]
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