rl was formed in 1995 and was the first consultancy to specialise in animal welfare within the commercial food chain. We have expanded to deliver practical & effective advice to the food production, pharmaceutical, investment and agricultural industries. Our core expertise extends into the fields of food safety, environmental care and social responsibility.

rl has established due diligence audits in China. Mandarin speaking consultants are now on the ground securing the sourcing of ethical products.

The Food Industry
from retailers and food service providers to restaurants and caterers
The Farming Industry
from international integrations to individual farmers
The Supply Industry
suppliers of general equipment, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, medicines and all new technologies

Supply chain assurance
bespoke systems that deliver due-diligence to your business at a time when public focus is higher than ever.

Issues management
expertise in assessing product acceptability and positioning your new products in the food industry.


specialist courses for the food industry, for professionals involved in technical disciplines and food sourcing.

rl is based at the University of Oxford Farm, next door to our Sister company FAI Farms Ltd. Our close association with this commercial livestock development unit ensures that rl is abreast of leading-edge practical R & D in the industry.

rl consulting
The Field Station
Wytham, Oxford
Phone: +44 (0) 1865 792890
Mob:     +44 (0) 7813 930999