• London's first Food & FoodTech Innovation Hub

    Where Food & Tech Startups & established food organisations come together

  • About

    Located at Huckletree West in White City, The Food & Food Tech Innovation Hub is London’s first shared workspace dedicated to the most innovative food and tech startups. Powered by Forward Fooding in partnership with Huckletree, it’s the go-to place for startups looking to network, engage and partner up with like-minded food and tech businesses and the ideal environment to spark collaboration between corporates and startups.

     

    Our mission is simple, providing the ideal environment & structure for:

    • Food entrepreneurs to gain the right support to 'digitize' their business & create truly digital brands
    • Corporates executives to engage and collaborate with leading food and foodtech entrepreneurs 
    • Creating the first FoodTech community in London
       

  • Our offering

    Why taking part in the Hub?

    For startups

    Grow your business by taking part in our equity-free acceleration program

    • Benefit from the Hub events program as well as e-learning platform to help you digitalize your business and apply a more 'techy' approach to grow your business
    • Get back in control of your sales channel by getting hands-on support from Forward Fooding's tech partners on topics such as digital marketing, growth hacking, D2C advertising & more
    • Connect with industry experts, corporates and fellow entrepreneurs through Forward Fooding's global network of partners & clients.
       

    For corporates

    Redefine your innovation agenda by connecting with impactful entrepreneurs & through training

    • Access to Hub's resident companies and the Forward Fooding's extended network of entrepreneurs.
    • Partner-up with strategic businesses (corporate-ready) that can help you deliver on your innovation agenda via commercial pilots
    • Access to training from Forward Fooding's team to support your people with the development of a comprehensive innovation strategy that incorporates external innovation
     
  • Hub's pillars

    What's in the Hub?

    Shared workspace

    Share office space with London's most innovative food & food tech entrepreneurs and get access to our extended community

    • Shared office-desks & private offices
    • Full time or flexible memberships
    • Preferred rates for Hub members
    • Access to Huckletree community of tech entrepreneurs

    Events program

    A unique series of workshops and events to empower entrepreneurs, corporate executives to connect and engage

    • Startup ‘Tech Bootcamps’ to help entrepreneurs to create truly digital brands and unlock growth through online sales
    • Engagement programs for corporate executives
    • FoodTech Meetups & '#TechiesmeetFoodies' social events

    Media studio

    A dedicated space for content creation

    • A fully-fledged media studio to develop multimedia content for food startups and run interactive workshops
    • A dedicated 300 square foot studio to record podcasts (in partnership with FoodTalk Show and The Good Foodies podcast) & a mobile kitchen (coming soon)

    Future Food showcase (coming soon)

    A retail-facing platform featuring:

    • A selection of innovative food and drink products (on rotation) for sale

    • The latest FoodTech-related developments from some our of resident startups (i.e food 3D printer, produce home-grower, vertical farming facilities)

  • Our resident members

    Au+

    Ground-breaking health drinks based on their immunotherapy ingredients. Now working on a heat-killed mycobacterium called Au+ that has been recently submitted for regulatory approval, which is anticipated in early 2019.

    Website: coming soon

    Fact

    This sparkling drink is all-natural, zero sugar and tastes great. Fact. From our choice of ingredients to the journey they go on – the growers, the makers, the bottlers – we care.
    www.drinkfact.com

     

    The Foraging Fox

    Born from a glut of garden vegetables, the ketchup recipe uses naturally sweet beetroot and apples together with a magical mix of spices​
    www.foragingfox.com

    What a Melon

    The all-natural taste of summer without the bits ‘n’ pips is made with half a watermelon, a splash of spring water and a squeeze of lemon.
    www.whatamelonwater.com

     

     

     

    Almond

    Almond is a groundbreaking economic framework that aims to incentivise consumers to buy sustainable products, offer transparency around the supply chain, and help responsible brands grow their sales.

    www.almond.io

    More to be announced soon...

  • About Forward Fooding

    Forward Fooding is the world's first collaborative platform for the food and beverage industry. We run a network of entrepreneurs powered by entrepreneurs that connects corporate executives with the right innovators in order to enable meaningful collaborations that deliver real business outcomes for both parties.
     

    Visit www.forwardfooding.com to learn more

  • About Huckletree West

    Huckletree West brings together together digital lifestyle startups, creatives and entrepreneurs at White City’s new creative campus. Based in the former BBC Media Centre, its a bold space designed to maximise productivity and inspire innovation. 40% of Huckletree West is dedicated to breakout space for collaboration and chilling out, with a no tech-Meditation Yurt, sunken seating zone and podcasting booth for content creators.This is the kind of coworking West London has been waiting for.

  • Ecosystem & partners

  • Get in touch

    Want to learn more about our Hub, get involved as a partner/sponsor?
    We'd love to hear from you, drop us a line below

    Huckletree West
    191 Wood Ln, Shepherd's Bush, London W12 7FP