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Your team…

Next Big Thing Network is your core team; we are supported by a wide range of experts to support your brand – find out more below…



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Think it…

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Brand it…

For the last 10 years we've helped food and drink brands turn their ideas into reality. From entrepreneurs with a great idea, to existing brands looking to expand and grow, we offer a full branding and marketing service that includes, but is not limited to: Market research - Naming - Brand architecture - Brand positioning - Package Design - Visual and verbal identity - Brand videos - Investor videos - Point of Sale. Whatever your need, you'll find a friendly, expert team ready and willing to support you. howellpenny.com

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Source it…

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Make it…

Dohler are a recognised global leader in food & drinks development providing services from concept insight, market analysis, benchmarking and sensory science led taste & recipe development through to sourcing of sustainable ingredients from around the world and advice on supply chain partnerships, quality & process control and regulatory, legal and label compliance… Dohler are your expert partner in product development & sourcing. doehler.com

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Sell it…

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Drive it…

Caterlyst are UK leaders in sales targeting & management providing customer & channel insight, data services & market mapping, direct mail, email and telemarketing drives, detailed reporting and sales analysis and a leading edge customer relationship management toolkit. We will help you identify, target, reach out to and recruit key customers as you grow. Through our network we also connect brands to the right sales agencies and partners to support their expansion across the UK in all trade channels. caterlyst.com

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Local, global

We’ve worked on some of the biggest global brands, launched international brands in the UK and developed and built entrepreneurial brands right here – global experience, local expertise.


A network of partner companies led by highly experienced professionals with experience and insight built from working and succeeding across all categories of food and drinks.


Supported by highly expert and skilled teams and a wide network of 3rd party specialists with whom we have worked effectively on multiple projects we have the skills and resources you need.


Awards don’t pay the bills but they’re great recognition from your peers… we’ve been awarded for design, products, branding, business services, entrepreneurism and export – & more!


Each of the NBT Network key partner companies is led by managers with over 30 years experience in food & drinks – that adds up to a lot of contacts and connections – how can they work for you?

On your side

We win if you win. Our goal is to find ideas that can be the NEXT BIG THING and to help them make it happen. If we make you succeed we will win more business - simple as that. Let’s do it!