News and Updates
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£250k fund created to support local produce. Applications are now being accepted for grants of up to £5,000, as part of a new initiative to help drive projects that celebrate and promote locally sourced and produced food and drink. A total of £250,000 is available for...read more
Food and drink business across Tayside are being invited to a two-part series of free workshops in Perth, aimed at supporting businesses who are looking to develop their commercial capabilities Delivered by experts from Connect Local, the Scottish Government’s local...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Scottish Borders Food and Drink Network goes from strength to strength with launch of new website and directory
Last night saw the launch of a new immersive website and annual food and drink directory by the ever-expanding Scottish Borders Food and Drink Network. The launch was held at Carfraemill Hotel, and was attended by leading lights of the Borders food and drink world,...read more
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.read more