Seeding Growth is aimed at early-stage producers who are looking to grow beyond their local market.
The Academy is a unique, market-focused, and commercially orientated training programme that helps Scottish food and drink producers - at every stage of their growth journey - sell themselves, build their brands and thrive in grocery and foodservice markets.
This unique series of structured training programmes is designed by market-focused industry experts to enable real and sustainable business growth. Underpinned by tailored one-to-one support, each programme matches the needs of your business with appropriate specialists and mentors.
The Academy is focused on knowledge-sharing, upskilling, innovating and succeeding. It’s fundamentally about delivering real change for long term growth for your business. Change that’s rooted in the here and now, in the commercial realities of the world we live in but with an eye to the future, to ensure your business is agile.
No matter whether you’re a two-person start-up or a renowned, established brand we can offer you the expertise you need to give your business the extra edge.
The Academy offers three distinct programmes. Each one has a specific focus for producers at different stages on their growth journey.
The Academy is applicable to food and drink producers or manufacturers based in Scotland, who have a trade ready product. No third-party consultants, sales representatives, agencies or supply chain operators (including logistics, wholesalers, foodservice and retailers). Full Terms & Conditions can be read here.