More of Scotland’s spectacular array of food and drink products will be exported around the globe as a result of funding announced recently.
Scottish Government has allocated £1.2m to a ‘Community Food Fund’ (CFF) over the next three years to promote food tourism, farmers markets, food festivals and other local food support and events. Since launch in June 2013, 27 successful applicants have shared over £200k in funding. The fund, currently open for applications, closes on 19 December.
Orkney Scottish Island Cheddar has joined the growing list of Scotland’s Protected Food Names. The Cheese is Scotland’s thirteenth product to be registered under the scheme protecting it against imitation and ensuring customers are provided with the real deal!
The 2014 Food & Drink website provides a one-stop shop for all you need to know about the major events taking place in 2014, including how to get involved as a food and drink business and make the most of this exceptional year.
To find out more about the services Scottish Enterprise offers for food and drink businesses, please click here
The ‘Experiencing Scotland' project supports tourism companies provide and promote the high quality food and drink produce Scotland offers.
Did you you know.... that it takes less energy to produce in season food. And food producers may pass on these savings to us in the form of lower prices. Take a look at the recipes in season this month!