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Food grade products with FDA & WRc approvals

Forbes is the UK’s leading manufacturer of storage tanks for the food & drinks industry

With 60 years of experience in thermoplastic fabrication.


  • Liquid Sugar / Glucose / Molasses
  • Brine
  • Vinegar / Cider Vinegar
  • Beer
  • Drinking Water
  • Many more

Forbes manufacture tanks for foodstuff storage using Polypropylene (PP) or High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) – reinforced with GRP where necessary if the tank size demands it.

The Polypropylene used is a food grade material and has both FDA & WRc approvals. It is non-toxic, non-taint, odour free and can be easily cleaned using CIP (cleaning in place) equipment at temperatures between 70 & 800C  when necessary.

Forbes supply virtually every field of industrial activity worldwide. 

Our standard product ranges and bespoke tank design capabilities are extensive. 

If the application you require isn’t listed please get in touch. We are sure we can assist.

Forbes offer a range of standard food grade products manufactured using Polypropylene (PP) or high density Polyethylene (HDPE).

All of our tanks can be specified with self-draining bases (sloping or conical bases) to aid full drainage & cleaning.

Whilst our standard product ranges and bespoke tank design capabilities are extensive. If the application you require isn’t listed please get in touch. We are sure we can assist.

From the simple to the complex, and with capacities up to 200,000 litres, Forbes is your one-stop-shop for bulk food storage.

Speak to our sales team to find out more.

+44 (0)1366 389600

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Forbes fabricates a full range of thermoplastic, food grade products including our VT range.
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