Our objective

The Food Industry Intelligence Network (fiin) was established in 2015 to help ensure the integrity of food supply chains and protect the interests of the consumer. The network addresses the recommendations of the ‘Elliott report’, which was commissioned by DEFRA, to establish a ‘safe haven’ to collect, collate, analyse and disseminate information and intelligence.

Over 50,000 authenticity tests conducted and pooled for intelligence sharing every year
As a food manufacturer, ingredient authenticity is vital to both us and our consumers. We are proud to be part of fiin, an invaluable intelligence sharing network that informs and shapes our testing and compliance programmes. The recommendations, information and support from this network is helping to safeguard not only Premier Foods’ reputation, but that of the broader UK food industry, now and in the future.
Premier Foods PLC
Professor Christopher Elliott
Professor Christopher Elliott

Back in 2014 when I published the Elliott report, I was told by some well-informed officials that like all good reports it would gather dust. When I look back I'm very glad to say this was far from the case.

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Intelligence sharing
Proactive approach
Supply chain collaboration

*Our Membership represents a combined turnover in the food and beverage sector in excess of £180bn