Posted: 14/12/2021

Top five Fine Food Digest features you might have missed in 2021


It’s been a busy year for Fine Food Digest, with 18 publications circulated to food & drink businesses across the UK and internationally in the last 12 months, keeping you informed of the latest news and exciting updates from the speciality food & drink world. Below we’ve gathered our top five must-read articles that you might have missed in 2021…


Branding and social media advice

Fine Food Digest | Volume 22 Issue 1, January–February 2021

Fine Food Digest | Volume 22 Issue 1, January–February 2021

In what seemed like an impossible task of preparing for the unpredictable – yet again – in 2021, FFD took a look at ways to boost your business for the year that was then ahead of us. For those that missed it, here we’ve highlighted some great social media and branding advice from retailers and industry experts that’s just as relevant today as it was 12 months ago.

Read the feature online here.

It’s time to go zero waste

Fine Food Digest | Volume 22 Issue 2, March 2021

Fine Food Digest | Volume 22 Issue 2, March 2021

As awareness around sustainability grew during the pandemic, we thought it was time we took a look at ways fine food retailers and producers could cut their plastic consumption, including offering zero-waste options in store and a look at compostable alternatives in the world of packaging.

Read the feature online here.

Industry research: How COVID changed fine food

Fine Food Digest | Volume 22 Issue 5, June 2021

Fine Food Digest | Volume 22 Issue 5, June 2021

Fine Food Digest partnered with Speciality and Fine Food Fair to gain an insight into the impact that the coronavirus pandemic had on producers and buyers in the trade, revealing some interesting changes in the sector’s relationship with e-commerce, approaches to hospitality, and views on sustainability.

Read the feature online here.

Rethinking mental health

Fine Food Digest | Volume 22 Issue 7, August 2021

Fine Food Digest | Volume 22 Issue 7, August 2021

In the wake of the first year of the pandemic, FFD took a look at ways in which retailers could better look after the mental health of their staff and themselves, and how that could improve the industry as a whole.

Read the feature online here.

Retail round table: The North–South divide

Fine Food Digest | Volume 22 Issue 8, September–October 2021

Fine Food Digest | Volume 22 Issue 8, September–October 2021

Ahead of Fine Food Show North in Harrogate, we gathered five respected retailers around a table to discover if the North–South divide extended into the world of speciality food.

Read the feature online here.


Look out for Best Brands and Great Taste Book hitting your doorsteps early in the New Year. If you’re not currently subscribed to FFD but would like to receive the magazines going forward – either digitally or physically – you can sign up here.

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