Where food business takes flight
Exciting things are happening on a former airfield, as a regional centre for excellence in food and drink gets ready to welcome you
The Food WorksSW will be a dynamic food and drink innovation centre, offering food-grade business units, product development facilities and food labs, plus hands-on business support to help you and your ideas to thrive.
We will be based in a new Food Enterprise Zone near Weston in North Somerset, located just 10 minutes from the M5, offering easy transport access and flexible space for your business to expand.
The Food WorksSW will create a focal point and regional centre of excellence for food and drink producers across the region, to help new businesses begin and established producers to innovate and grow
Business Development Programme
A Place To Grow
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A Recipe for Success
The Food WorksSW is a vibrant new hub for nurturing local food business, with state of the art facilities, technical support and expert advice to get your business bubbling. Connecting local producers to collaborate, innovate, identify new markets and create jobs within the sector.
Food Enterprise Zone
In The Zone
North Somerset now has a DEFRA defined Food Enterprise Zone at Junction 21 Enterprise Area ( J21EA), creating ideal conditions for food developers, manufacturers, distributors and retailers. The Food WorksSW will be the flagship site at the heart of this – an all in one dynamic development area.
Let The Food WorksSW work for you
Whether you’re just starting out or an established brand looking to innovate, diversify or expand, The FoodWorksSW will bring a feast of business benefits.
CONNECTIONS AND COLLABORATION
A close-knit cluster of businesses, facilities and support, all in one place to encourage partnerships and mutual support.
EASY ACCESS TO M5
Just 10 minutes from Junction 21, The Food Enterprise Zone and The Food WorksSW will bring together a significant cluster of businesses, facilities and support in one place, simplifying logistics and giving your business the flexible space it needs to thrive and expand.
SPACE TO INNOVATE AND CREATE
AFFORDABLE AND ADAPTABLE
ROOM TO GROW AND THRIVE
SPECIALIST SUPPORT AND ADVICE
ACCESS TO FUNDING PROVIDERS
EVENTS AND CONFERENCES