Greater Lincolnshire produces an eighth of England’s food and is developing the UK Food Valley to position our leading food sector as a Top 10 Global Food Cluster

Good for the Environment

Focus on low carbon food chains

Good for Business

Focus on productivity by adopting digital and automation technology

Good for Consumers

Focus on naturally healthy food and protein transition

The UK Food Valley will double its contribution to the economy between 2010-30 through an ambitious programme of investment in productive capacity, skills and knowledge to drive an increase in high value added sales to UK and export markets.

5x concentrated

Agri-food sector is 5x more concentrated in the UK Food Valley

75,000+ jobs

Our agriculture, food processing, wholesale, logistics & input suppliers are worth £3.7bn representing 75,000+ jobs

£2bn+ investment

Since 2016 there has been over £2.25bn investment in our food chain, creating over 7,000 jobs

Over 40%

Over 40% of UK Food Valley FDI investment in the last 6 years has been in the agrifood sector

1st robotic fruit farm

World's first robotic fruit farm opened in 2020

30% of UK food

30% of the UK's food travels through the UK Food Valley

Sustainable food from land & sea