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The grant will help the company diversify into chilled products

Potato firm scoops major grant

By Michelle Perrett

Food manufacturing company Albert Bartlett is to receive the largest-ever food processing, marketing and co-operation (FPMC) grant of £4M.

Food and drink in Scotland could see a £750M boost if producers take on public-sector contracts, such as school dinners

Potential £750M boost to Scottish food industry

By James Ridler

Scotland’s food and drink industry could get a £750M boost, as the government plans to make public-sector catering contracts more accessible to Scottish businesses. 

200 trucks a day would be given priority by police

Calais crisis: quick-to-market routes for food

By John Wood

As plans for ‘quick-to-market’ routes for vehicles carrying key consignments, including fresh produce, get under way in Kent, the Scottish government’s fisheries and food secretary Richard Lochhead has urged the UK government to continue to push for a...

Scotland's food and drink sector is worth £13.9bn

Scottish food industry to get £70M

By Rod Addy

Scotland’s food industry will get £70M as part of the new Scottish Rural Development Programme (SRDP) 2014–2020, which is expected to receive formal EU approval shortly.

The Scottish government pledged to end 'the scourge of misleading information' about the origin of food

'We'll make food labelling clearer': Scottish government

By Michael Stones

Consumers in Scotland will receive far clearer information about the origins of their food, the Scottish government has pledged, after launching a new partnership yesterday (February 11) to deliver that promise.

The Scottish government is consulting with employees at the crisps factory to mitigate job losses

Crunch time for crisps jobs

By Rod Addy

Crisps manufacturer Highlander has closed down with the loss of 28 jobs at Bathgate in Scotland.


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