News and Updates

See what’s cooking at Connect Local! You’ll find our latest news and updates listed below.

Food from Fife Chefs Conference

Connect Local's Ceri Ritchie and Fiona Richmond recently attended an event hosted by Food from Fife, which brought together chefs and producers from across the region. The event aimed to highlight and share the experiences and challenges of catering in Scotland, as...

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£250k to promote regional produce

Funding for projects supporting locally-produced food and drink. Small grants of around £5,000 each will be made available to promote Scottish produce. Recipients will include local food and drink producers, and regional food and drink networks, who traditionally can...

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Selling for Success

Selling for Success

Wednesday 2 May, 10am – 3pm. Civic Hall, Perth.

This workshop culminate in an opportunity to present your company and products to local and regional buyers at any of the Showcasing Scotland regional events organised by Scotland Food & Drink. The next regional event will take place in Dundee on 29th May 2018.

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Upscaling & Upskilling

Upscaling & Upskilling

Wednesday 18 April, 10am – 3pm. Civic Hall, Perth.

Connect Local is delighted to offer this workshop, which will take you through what you need to know to market your business and product effectively. Ensuring your business basics are right will enable you to pitch successfully to potential new customers.

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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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