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Food Industry Recruiters since 1990 Employee Owned


of our current briefs are from new clients


of our team have over 5 years service


Focused on delivery


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Founded in 1990, Focus has worked tirelessly to deliver outstanding Permanent and Interim recruitment for the food and drink industry. Since 2019 Focus is now Employee Owned. At Focus we're all owners, focused on outstanding service. It's our Company - so it's personal.

Bespoke service

The best talent needs to be engaged with, nurtured and recruited, when it is right for a client and right for the candidate.

Success rates

Repeat business is our measure of success, and has consistently been at 97%, with 96% of our work coming from referral.

Industry News

Swaledale Cheese Saved From the Brink

Dairy manufacturers Swaledale Cheese have been saved from liquidators by a group of entrepreneurs from Yorkshire. The Richmond-based cheese makers were in dire trouble before the group, consisting of Richard Darbishire, Bob Bigley, and Bengt Odner, swooped in to make the purchase.

Heck to Produce Holland and Barrett Range

Sausage maker Heck has announced that they are manufacturing a new plant-based product range for high street shop Holland & Barrett. They have invested £600,000 into developing the range, which has now launched in 600 locations across the UK.

Valeo Foods Group Acquires Bakery Firm

Valeo Foods have confirmed that they are acquiring Bakery Foods, which was previously owned by the 2 Sisters Food Group. The deal closed at a total consideration of about £67 million.

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