After many months of planning and coordination, Food and Drink North East we’re honoured to host a strong delegation of representatives from the Department for Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) on a two day programme of activities. A packed schedule,...
Food and Drink North East (FADNE) has contributed to the North East Local Enterprise Partnership’s (NELEP) report outlining the Impact of COVID-19 and the EU transition on the North East economy. Published last week, it spells out how our region is recovering from the...
Food and Drink North East were delighted to exhibit at the Fine Food North Exhibition at the Yorkshire Event Centre in Harrogate on the 17th and 8th October. Organised by the Guild of Fine Foods and with over 150 exhibitors and 1,200 visitors the event was a powerful...
FADNE and Harlands have worked closely together over the last 18 months, and are now thrilled to announce a strategic partnership that will allow associate and partner members of FADNE’s Community to access an exclusive range of resources provided by Harlands.
Food and drink businesses within the North East can access FDF expertise, guidance and resources through an important strategic partnership between the FDF and Food and Drink North East as part of the FADNE Community.
The Great Taste Awards 2021 results are in, with many of the North East’s finest local producers awarded stars for their products.
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.
Food and Drink North East will be participating at its first exhibition at the Fine Food Show North in Harrogate from 17th-18th October, which will reunite the industry and give visitors the opportunity to rediscover food and drink face-to-face once again.
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.
Young traders take to the Grainger Market in Newcastle for a special Welly to Belly Schools Market Day
After a lot of digging, planting and growing, it’s time for young students across three Newcastle-based schools to harvest their school-grown produce and set up a market stall at the Grainger Market in Newcastle city centre as part of the Welly to Belly Project by Food and Drink North East and School Food Matters.
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We are a community of local business owners and experts who understand the challenges the sector faces and is 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. A movement of like-minded people who understand that when the tide comes in, all boats will rise.
Food and Drink North East
Newcastle upon Tyne
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.