Local Food

Scottish food and drink firms given £3M investment boost

Scottish government in £3M supply chain boost

By Matt Atherton

A £3M local supply chain project has been launched to help Scottish food and drink firms build connections with suppliers, processors and retailers, the Scottish government revealed on St Andrews Day (November 30).

In the bag: the Locally Sourced Food Company is supplying retail-ready products for Tesco and Asda

Bringing local produce to Tesco is big business

By Gary Scattergood

A Yorkshire firm that supplies local food and drink made by small manufacturers to the major supermarkets is expanding to cover the whole of northern England.

What does Morrisons want from its suppliers?

What does Morrisons want from its suppliers?

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has teamed up with the West Midlands Regional Food Academy and law firm Eversheds to host a new event designed to help food manufacturers stay ahead of the game.

Location, location, location

Location, location, location

I lived for a while in a village which was split in half by a stream. On entering the village pub we were asked if we were local. We then had to...

Thoughts on slow food

Thoughts on slow food

I have just joined Slow Food Dorset but work for Oscar Mayer, a leading producer manufacturing supermarket ready meals - am I a hypocrite?Slow Food...

Milk's no cash cow

Milk's no cash cow

Dairy farmers are deserting the industry in droves, writes Michelle Knott. But others hope value-added products will boost their incomes

In tune with local fare

In tune with local fare

By Susan Birks

Seasonal and locally-produced foods are in demand in restaurants and are selling well at farmers' markets. Susan Birks asks, can manufacturers add some seasonal gastronomic gusto to their products?

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