An independent and thorough evaluation is crucial for understanding the full impact and benefits of any proposed change.

We conduct evaluations that go further than simply outlining a budget, programme and layout. At IFP, we look at the whole picture. We consider the current and future state requirements and establish the impact upon all business functions. Our conclusions enable our clients to truly understand the implications and cost benefit of their planned scheme whether it be a small process engineering project or a multisite manufacturing masterplan.

  • Feasibility & Design Studies
  • Current & Future State Modelling
  • Concept Design
  • Programme Advice
  • Budget Development
  • Funding Solutions
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Working in close collaboration with our clients, we develop concepts into detailed designs that will enable the project to progress efficiently through to the implementation stage.

We manage and coordinate all integral elements of the detailed design development aligned to a procurement strategy and reflected in a detailed master programme. A specially selected design team is matched to the specific delivery requirements.

  • Procurement Strategy
  • Modelling
  • Process Design & Equipment Selection
  • Facility & Services Design
  • Site Selection
  • Tendering
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Our highly experienced team take ownership of the implementation process to ensure that your project is delivered 'right, first time.'

We ensure that implementation is a robustly planned process. By controlling and coordinating all project activities and communicating with all internal and external parties, we lead the process to ensure successful delivery. At the heart of our approach is the management of business and project risk.

  • Project Management
  • Project Governance
  • Risk Management
  • Construction
  • Health & Safety Management
  • Project Resource Support
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We recognise that a successful project cannot be delivered in isolation and it is imperative that all cross-functional requirements are established and managed to ensure the successful transfer to the future state.

By including seasoned, senior food manufacturers in our team, we ensure all business risk is identified and mitigated whether it be production, engineering, HR, training, commercial, NPD, supply chain or technical. At the heart of our approach is the desire to proactively manage the impact of a project on operations and Opex.

  • Change Management
  • Transition Planning
  • Organisational Design
  • Communications Plan
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Optimisation is the continuous improvement process by which IFP partner with our clients to achieve world class manufacturing operations.

By establishing and embedding a framework, process and culture for continuous improvement, we support our clients in achieving sustainable operational excellence.

  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Operational Excellence
  • Continuous Improvement
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    • Produce World

      Produce World

      A £3.6 million project with a 36 week programme aiming to separate existing processes to meet demand and allow the factory to run more efficiently.

      Produce World’s mission is to provide fresh produce supply chains for selected partners in retail and the food industry services. As one of the largest vegetable growers in Europe, Produce World receive, store, grade, wash and pack potatoes for Waitrose and The Cooperative supermarkets.

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    • Samworth Brothers

      Samworth Brothers

      The construction of a new facility at one of Samworth Brothers’ existing sites was a £4.5 million project with a 34 week programme.

      The award-winning Samworth Brothers group includes nationally renowned businesses such as Ginsters and Soreen. The constant evolution and expansion of the business is testament to Samworth Brothers’ commitment to the continuous improvement of not just of their business but also the products and service they provide to their customers.

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    • Kettleby Foods

      Kettleby Foods

      A £2.5 million project set over 32 weeks saw the development and extension of an existing factory to facilitate business expansion.

      Established by award-winning food manufacturers Samworth Brothers in 1999, Kettleby Foods produces a range of high quality chilled ready meals to major retailers across the UK. Since production began with a range of just 11 pies, Kettleby Foods’ operations have since expanded to exceed over 120 products made from the finest ingredients and to the highest standards.

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    • Charlie Bigham

      Charlie Bigham

      A project undertaking improvements and enhancements at the Charlie Bigham site at Park Royal in northwest London.

      Inspired by founder Charlie’s travels, the Charlie Bigham range of fresh ready meals are created for couples with busy schedules who still want to eat delicious, authentic food. Designed in double portions, the business has built up a strong brand that has won several awards and is stocked across leading retailers and online supermarkets.

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