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Boost for regional food and drink sector

£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...

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Free workshops for Tayside food and drink businesses

Free workshops for Tayside food and drink businesses

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...

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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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