UKMD Regional: News & Updates

Food and drink funding – celebrating local produce

Food and drink funding – celebrating local produce

Regional projects and businesses across Scotland have been awarded funding to promote locally sourced food and drink. A total of 21 projects will share £95,550 from the Connect Local Regional Food Fund. Rural Affairs Minister Mairi Gougeon announced the funding on a...

Industry Announces New Collaboration Fund To Boost City Economy 

Industry Announces New Collaboration Fund To Boost City Economy 

Experience Glasgow calls for businesses to be brave and undertake collaborative working to help grow the visitor tourism economy.  Over 60 leaders from top businesses including Mharsanta, Native, Red Bus Bistro and MacIntosh at The Willow came together at the Glasgow...

Dairy farm to host vegan-friendly farm tour

Dairy farm to host vegan-friendly farm tour

The Ethical Dairy, the UK’s largest cow with calf dairy farm, is to host a Farm Tour specifically designed for vegans and people following plant based diets. 

Food and Drink Expo – Tay Cities Business Month

STRATHMORE HALL, FORFAR, 13th  FEBRUARY 2020 - 12-4pm Discover regional produce from a collective of producers showcasing the best of Tay Cities Region food and drink in one place. This showcase highlights the richness and diversity of the region’s natural larder,...

Connect Local: Selling for Success

Connect Local, the Scottish Government's local food and drink marketing advisory service, is delighted to offer business a free practical and interactive workshop designed to help food and drink build sales, marketing techniques and pitching skills for success....

Storytelling and Sense of Place: Food Tourism Workshop

Storytelling and Sense of Place: Food Tourism Workshop

This free workshop is delivered by a range of specialists with extensive experience working with both the food & drink and tourism sectors. It will offer ideas and opportunities to celebrate ‘sense of place’ plus tips for telling stories around local produce, and...