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‘Welly to Belly’ School Food Matters Project

‘Welly to Belly’ School Food Matters Project

We’re delighted to be running the ‘Welly to Belly’ North East pilot initiative of a national School Food Matters project to teach children about food and to improve children’s access to healthy, sustainable food during their time at school.

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Hub for North East food and drink sector at FADNE’s HQ The Beacon

Hub for North East food and drink sector at FADNE’s HQ The Beacon

Food and Drink North East (FADNE) has partnered with The Beacon business centre to create a hub for the North East food and drink sectorby providing workspace, training business support, technical advice, as well as targeted events and networking opportunities for businesses large and small across the industry.

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Citylife Business Support webinar with Too Good To Go

Citylife Business Support webinar with Too Good To Go

We are partnering with Too Good To Go and Newcastle Gateshead Initiative for a Citylife Business Support webinar on Thursday 18th March at 11am that will introduce you to the Too Good To Go platform and how you can use it protect both the environment and your profit.

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FADNE announced as NICRE Innovation Associate

FADNE announced as NICRE Innovation Associate

FADNE will work as a NICRE Innovation Associate alongside Newcastle University, to co-design and deliver a programme of enterprise and innovation pump priming activities around digital transformation and low carbon logistics in the food and drink sector.

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A Letter from the Defra Secretary of State

A Letter from the Defra Secretary of State

“In light of the ongoing challenges we face as a country with Covid-19, I want to pay tribute, once again, to all of you working within our food and drink supply chains as you continue to feed the nation under such difficult circumstances. The country is grateful for all that you have done & continue to do.”

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Brand new series of workshops to launch in early 2021

Brand new series of workshops to launch in early 2021

Featuring a jam-packed schedule of speakers, specialists and food entrepreneurs, sign up now for our Speaking From Experience programme which is specifically designed for the North East food and drink sector, and help your business embrace the future with confidence.

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Great News as Newcastle Markets Set To Reopen

Great News as Newcastle Markets Set To Reopen

FADNE has worked tirelessly to lobby local leaders to allow outdoor markets to continue, and it has now been announced that Newcastle City Council has put in place the necessary safety measures that will allow markets to reopen on Wednesday 2nd December.

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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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