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Great Taste Bursary 2024

Great Taste Bursary 2024

Following a successful inaugural year, the Great Taste Bursary scheme will return in 2024 to offer 50 micro producers the chance to put one new product in front of the panel of judges for FREE.

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Celebrating the success and continuing legacy of the HITS Programme

Celebrating the success and continuing legacy of the HITS Programme

As the 18-month long Hospitality, Innovation, Tourism Supply (HITS) Programme comes to a close, Food and Drink North East looks at what was accomplished by the participating people and businesses, as well as how the legacy of the programme will live on through resources created for the North East food, drink, hospitality and tourism industries.

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