News and Updates

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Showcasing Scotland Regional Events kick off at Hampden Park

  Showcasing West kicked off at Hampden Park on Wednesday 7 March. Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy, Fergus Ewing, welcomed 100 food and drink businesses for the one-day ‘Meet the Buyer’ event aimed at increasing the availability of Scottish food and drink in the...

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First Regional Food Groups Summit

Last week, regional food groups from across Scotland came together for the first time to discuss how they could work together to strengthen regional food and drink, as well as share common ambitions and challenges.   The event, organised by industry leadership body...

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Five tips for building a bestselling food and drink business

Five tips for building a bestselling food and drink business

Are you thinking about setting up a food or drink business or are you looking for some advice on how to take your business to the next level? Connect Local, Scotland’s leading local food specialist project, has put together five top tips from their recent ‘Building a...

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North East Scotland Food & Drink Network Event

North East Scotland Food & Drink Network Event

Thursday 14 March 2018, 1.30-4.30pm. Thainstone House Hotel, Inverurie.

The next North East Scotland Food & Drink Network Event will share some of the research and explain how the Showcasing Regional Scotland programme is going to help you make the most of the local and regional selling opportunities there are for your business.

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Food and Tourism businesses urged to have their say

Dumfries and Galloway’s regional food organisation DG Food and Drink is urging businesses involved in our region’s two most valuable industries to take part in a national food tourism survey, the results of which will help to inform the development of Scotland’s first...

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Building A Bestselling Business – Sustainable Growth Workshop

Connect Local, Scotland’s leading local food specialist project, in collaboration with Fife Council – Economic Development, Perth & Kinross Council, Angus Council, Food From Fife and Fife Farmers’ Markets held a highly successful workshop in Dundee this week. The...

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