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We are a research and training charity that sits at the heart of the food and grocery industry.



We have over 100 years’ experience working with the leading manufacturers and retailers in grocery retail, operating from offices in Asia, Europe and North America.



Find out how we work, meet the senior team and our board of trustees drawn from across the grocery industry.


Our charitable work drives and defines us

IGD is a research and training charity which sits at the heart of the food and grocery industry. It has a trading subsidiary that provides commercial services. The profits from these commercial services fund the charity.

We exist to upskill people working in or looking to join the food and grocery industry. We also manage initiatives driven by research and best practice relating to science, technology or economics in the food industry.

Meet our Trustees and senior leadership team.

Our industry groups bring companies and people together to tackle the major challenges faced by shoppers.

Insight and research services

Insight into over 400 leading retailers and more than 100 grocery markets globally. In depth commercial analysis and latest innovations and trends.

Better understand what’s influencing grocery shoppers, with insight into their attitudes, motivators and outlook. Created from dialogue with thousands of British grocery shoppers.

The latest insight, case studies and thought leadership on how to build a successful supply chain.

Access  in-depth data and analysis on FMCG retail in Asia. Learn commercial techniques that will unlock growth with your trading partners.

Latest food and grocery industry analysis

Download our report to understand how supply chain excellence will be a source of growth and value for the future.

IGD forecasts the digital future for the food and grocery industry. Part of our IGD Futures series.

We highlight some of the key trends to look out for and reveal what’s new on ShopperVista this year.

A look at how global ecommerce will develop from Simon Mayhew, our head of online retail insight.

Our top five trends shaping the Asian retail market and influencing retailer strategy over the next year and beyond.

Charitable initiatives

Learn how we bring industry volunteers together to inspire the next generation with the skills they need and prepare them for the world of work.

Learn how we collaborate with organisations throughout the food and grocery industry on education and research initiatives to encourage healthier eating across the UK.

Learn how our workgroups are improving the supply chain through collaboration on education and research initiatives to fulfil shopper wishes better, faster and at less cost.

Learning and Development

Conferences and Events

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