We are Food and Drink North East (FADNE) a community interest company (CIC) made up of local business owners and experts who understand the challenges the food, drink and hospitality sectors face and are working together to solve them.

We’re not a fish – we’re the pond. A network that connects, enables and encourages collaboration across the region. Our aim is to build the North East’s reputation as a flourishing food and drink destination with local heritage, sustainability, innovation and community at its heart.

Latest news

FADNE launches ambitious membership initiative

FADNE launches ambitious membership initiative

A new, engaged membership network where business owners, thought leaders and sector specialists across the North East can connect and collaborate with others across the region’s food, drink and hospitality industry.

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FADNE team up with food data experts Erudus

FADNE team up with food data experts Erudus

Food and Drink North East (FADNE) has formed an exciting new partnership with fellow North East-based company Erudus, a market leading source of accurate allergy, nutritional and technical product data, populated by food producers and manufacturers from across the food and drink industry. 

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Ongoing initiatives and projects

Grub Productions

Our specialist creative content division that helps food, drink and hospitality brands tell their stories in a creative and compelling way by producing well-planned, high-quality video content that connects with their target audiences on a truly emotional level.

Jesmond Food Market

We curate and manage this popular food market in Newcastle which takes place on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of every month along Armstrong Bridge, above Jesmond Dene in Newcastle. Keep updated about our market news via our socials.

North East England Farmers’ Market

We’ve recently taken over the long running NEEFM website and social media channels which support and promote market dates for farmers markets and foodie events happening across the North East region.

Business support available in the North East

Join the FADNE Community today and be part of an engaged network that makes up the amazing food and drink landscape in the North East!

Food and Drink North East
The Beacon
Westgate Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
NE4 9PQ 

E: info@fadne.org

Food and Drink North East is a community interest company (CIC) whose aim is to build a vibrant and engaged community that champions positive trade, promotes a sustainable, circular economy and acts as a collective and inclusive voice for the region’s food and drink sector. Our overall objective is to grow the sector’s contribution to the regional economy to 10% GVA by 2025.

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