Scotland’s local food and drink marketing advisory service
Welcome to Connect Local
- Do you run a Scottish food or drink business?
- Are you a member of, or thinking of setting up, a common interest or regional group or network?
- Are you working collaboratively to help promote local and regional food and drink?
- Are you looking to develop your capabilities and grow your business?
If any of the above apply, then you’re in the right place!
Delivered by our expert team of food and drink specialists, Connect Local is a free service that can help with advice on:
Some of Our Latest News
Connect Local is happy to announce the release of a new series of infographics, showing the growth of the local food and drink Sector, and how Connect Local has supported these efforts. Click here to view the...read more
November deadline for the second round of funding from Regional Food Fund. Applications are being accepted for grants of up to £5,000 as part of an initiative to help drive collaborative projects that celebrate and promote locally sourced and produced food and drink...read more
The first round of grants to promote Scottish produce have been announced, as part of the Scottish Government’s ‘Regional Food Fund’. The fund provides support for regionally-based businesses and projects, who traditionally can struggle to attract funding. A total of...read more
Workshop 1: Upskilling & Upscaling
Topics covered include: Knowing your market; branding and product development; distribution and meeting and managing expectations.