24th October 2018
Scotland Food & Drink is once again proud to support the NES Food & Drink awards, which recognise the success of the regions vibrant food and drink industry.
The partnership between Opportunity North East and Scotland Food & Drink extends beyond the awards, and has been further strengthened with the creation of a joint-funded Market Development Role specific to the North East of Scotland. The appointment of Gary McDonald was made in January 2017 with the aim to better connect the industry and market development work and leadership of Scotland Food & Drink, with the economic development of the Food & Drink sector in the North East of Scotland through Opportunity North East.
Helping connect businesses to national initiatives and events, including meet the buyers such as Showcasing Scotland, capability building programme – including accreditation schemes such as BRC and SALSA, sector specific industry strategies and steering groups, leadership dinners, and peer to peer networking, the partnership between ONE and Scotland Food & Drink truly demonstrates the importance of regional and national collaboration.
With the strategic aim to double Scotland’s food and drink industry value to £30bn by 2030, Scotland Food & Drink and ONE would be delighted to engage with food and drink businesses large and small to help businesses grow and thrive. Please contact Gary who would be delighted to meet with you to discuss how we can help your business.