IGD - The global food & consumer goods experts

About IGD

About IGD

IGD is a research and training charity that helps the food and consumer goods industry deliver the needs of the public. Using our insight and expertise, we ensure the industry and its employees are equipped to secure a sustainable future where everyone has affordable, safe and reliable food and consumer goods. 

Upcoming events

Every year we have a great line-up of conferences and events covering many areas of consumer goods retailing worldwide. Many events, through our Leading Edge initiative, are free to attend.

For a full list of all our planned events, have a look at our interactive calendar.

Highlights of Feeding Britain's Future 2014

This year Feeding Britain’s Future brought together more than 200 food and grocery companies across the UK that opened their doors to provide free employability workshops for young unemployed people. There were 2,300 workshops across 1,300 locations throughout England, Scotland and Wales during Skills...

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Working on Waste

Working on Waste

IGD is launching a brand new initiative which aims for companies to help consumers reduce food waste. The campaign, called ‘Working on Waste’ is supported by WRAP and will bring together food and grocery companies from across the UK during October.

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Multichannel retailing factsheet

Multichannel retailing - Smoothing out the points of friction

Why is multichannel such a big deal? Everyone has a view on multichannel retailing. Some see it as a gradual evolution, others as a panacea for falling sales. At IGD we see something different....

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Building capability in convenience

Every year IGD conducts a detailed survey into the way trading relationships are evolving between retailers and suppliers. Results from this year’s survey highlighted three key areas of priority for...

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The London c-store opportunity

London c-store opportunity

Michael Freedman, Shopper Insight Manager at IGD, looks at the little and often c-store shopping trend and how suppliers and retailers can benefit from a focused strategy to meet the needs of London...

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Careers at IGD

We're looking for people passionate about food and grocery to join our team. Current vacancies include...

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