Grow your regional business
During the Covid-19 lockdown, many consumers started buying more local produce. Which means that now – more than ever – could be a great time for your business to tap into regional markets.
You’re lucky enough to have a huge and accessible market of 66 million people on your doorstep; how do you use it to grow your business?
We can help.
Our intention is to double our food and drink turnover in Scotland and the rest of the UK from £8.6bn to £17bn over the next decade. We’d like businesses of all sizes to play a part in that.
If you’re a producer, we can help you grow your markets and develop the skills, accreditation and knowledge to fire up your growth.
If you’re a retailer, wholesaler or foodservice operator, we can work with you to make the most of Scottish food and drink.
To drive business growth in the UK market, our UK Market Development team are:
The Academy is a unique, market-focused, and commercially orientated training programme that helps Scottish food and drink businesses - at every stage of their growth journey - sell themselves, build their brands and thrive in grocery and foodservice markets.Find out more
Following the success of the 2019/20 SALSA programme, Scotland Food & Drink will again offer mentoring support to Scottish businesses to achieve SALSA Certification. The programme will offer practical one to one technical support, working directly with your business to ensure that you will successfully implement the SALSA standard in preparation for SALSA Certification.Find out more
BRCGS is a practical programme that will provide both one to one on-site and remote technical support to make sure that your business can successfully transition to either full BRCGS certification or BRCGS START! Intermediate.Find out more
Are you looking for a way to track the competition, get to the heart of what consumers think, use trends and ace your product offer?
Our tailored market intelligence services and Provenance Perceptions research can provide the answersFind out more
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