Benefits to SMEs

  • Increased product sales (£103m cumulative for KITE partner companies up to June 2015)
  • Increased company growth
  • Attainment of QA accreditation awards (37 BRC,  13 SALSA, 33 retail specific)
  • Access to technical expertise
  • Embedding 90 technical systems into SMEs
  • Increase of over 859 new food products into retail markets
  • Supports investment in new machinery and factory infrastructure
  • Employment of a technical graduate within the business
  • Facilitates food safety culture change management.