Rob Ward

Rob Ward

Forward Food.Tech

Rob has wide experience that spans from running one of the largest commercial soft fruit farms in the UK to product design and innovation (patenting the first commercially available hydroponics field scale strawberry growing system) to creating, building and selling businesses all ranging from grocery retail and wholesale distribution; food and drink CPG and FoodTech.In 2009, Rob took a world study tour to research innovation in grocery retail and food and beverage as a Nuffield Farming Research Scholar. He co-founded the world’s first CPG Seed investment Accelerator for the food industry. Exiting the business in 2019, he founded Forward Food Tech to ensure that agri-foodtech brands have fully developed their commercial proposition and are investor-ready.Rob is also a Dealmaker at the Global Entrepreneur Programme (GEP) by the UK Government's Department of International Trade.

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