Greater Lincolnshire sits at the heart of the UK’s £127bn agri-food sector, with unique investment opportunities for businesses seeking to profit from the industry’s transformation and growth in an established food cluster.

Leading agrifood businesses including Bakkavor, Moy Park, 2 Sisters, Young’s Seafood (Sofina Foods), Princes, and Jones Food Company have chosen to locate and expand in the UK Food Valley.

The area is home to leading industry clusters right along the food chain from agriculture to food manufacturing, advanced agricultural and food technologies, and logistics.

The UK Food Valley's outstanding agrifood industry ecosystem is enhanced by Food Enterprise Zones and Freeport sites, while the area’s central UK location, multimodal connectivity and agrifood logistics expertise enables fast, efficient access to UK and global markets.

Since 2016 there has been over £2.25bn investment in the food chain in Lincolnshire, creating over 7,000 jobs.  This includes new inward investments, upgrading and expansion of existing facilities and mergers and acquisition.

  • Over 70 International Companies
  • Over 80 £1m+ investments since 2016
  • Over 30 investment of £10m+ since 2016
  • Over 10 investments of £50m+ since 2016
  • Over 40% of FDI investment in Greater Lincolnshire since 2016 has been in the Agrifood Sector

Our pipeline of UK Food Valley projects continues to grow strongly. 

View the Agrifood investment opportunity brochure for more opportunities and information.

The UK Food Valley team provides a range of investor support, including market introductions, site searches, links to innovation and skills programmes and much more. For an informal initial conversation please contact: karen.seal@lincolnshire.gov.uk.