Tailored advice for food and drink entrepreneurs
Springboard is a consultancy service within Zenith Global, dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and developing businesses achieve their own success story in the food and drinks industry.
Starting up a new business can be daunting, but our team of industry experts can provide advice and guidance in order to help you succeed. We do not believe in a ‘one-size fits all’ approach and Springboard offers a completely tailored service to meet your specific requirements and ambitions.
Springboard’s focus on working with start-ups helps us to provide intelligent, relevant and practical advice helping you overcome any challenges that arise along the way.
Our strategic advice is supported by accurate and in-depth market insights. With Springboard, you gain access to targeted market intelligence and industry information that allows you to understand your market and make informed decisions. In addition, our long standing relationships with the key players within the product development, supply chain, packaging, production and distribution sectors of the industry, ensure your product focuses on the right people at the right price.
What type of service you can expect from Springboard
- Category insights and channel opportunities
- Brand strategy and design
- Development of business plan and profitability profile
- Product development and packaging strategy
- Sales and marketing strategy including routes to market
- Identification of appropriate manufacturing partners
- Cost effective supply chain solution
- Identification of potential investment sources
Get to know the team
Zenith Global supports many of the world’s leading food and drink manufacturers, brand-owners, suppliers and investors. We give advice which defines strategic direction and creates avenues for growth based on deep market insight and operational experience.
Our Springboard team is headed up by Simon Johnson and we work closely with our associate partners at Food & Beverage Brands Limited to deliver the right service for you.
Our associate partners are Paul Martin, an experienced CEO with over 30 years in the drinks industry and FMCG arena and Mike Driver, an experienced Marketing and Innovation Director with over 25 years in developing “blue-chip” food and beverage brands.
Paul has been a board member of two successful start-up businesses and knows what is required to get products from the drawing board to the shelf and Mike has created and grown a number of exceptional new brands across the breadth of UK retail and foodservice.
Zenith’s recognised position as a leading global food and drinks consultancy, along with Paul’s hands-on experience, makes Springboard your ideal partner and adviser on this exciting journey.
Interested in finding out more?
Contact us by calling our head office in the UK on + 44 (0)1225 327900 during UK office hours (08:30-17:00) and we will connect you with the appropriate person. Alternatively, fill in your details in the Contact us form below and we will call you back as soon as possible.