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‘Proudly Independent…’ campaign launched

‘Proudly Independent…’ campaign launched

Food and Drink North East (FADNE) have teamed up with destination specialists Newcastle Gateshead Initiative (NGI) and Newcastle City Council to produce a social media campaign promoting the city's independent food and drink offer. Entitled 'Proudly Independent with a...

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Let’s connect at Tynebank Brewery on 23rd March 2022

Let’s connect at Tynebank Brewery on 23rd March 2022

We have a Food and Drink North East double header happening on Wednesday 23rd of March at the excellent Tynebank Brewery It's been too long since we connected with you all to better understand where our North East food and drink businesses are at and what we can be...

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FADNE invited to speak at The Regional Food Summit

FADNE invited to speak at The Regional Food Summit

FADNE CEO Chris Jewitt was invited to speak at The DEFRA Regional Food Summit at Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham in March. Chris gave a presentation on the lessons FADNE have learnt in developing a Regional Food Group (RFG). Highlighting best practice and the vital role...

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FADNE make valuable connections at Fine Food Show North

FADNE make valuable connections at Fine Food Show North

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...

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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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