Hello, My name is Jessie Jacobs and I am a Director at Food & Drink North East (FADNE). I am a social entrepreneur with eighteen years experience in charity leadership, local and national campaigns and a former senior parliamentary researcher. I am also, Tees...
Food and Drink North East has added Harlands Accountants to its growing network of strategic partners in an effort to provide quick access to the best possible professional advice for food and drink businesses in the region. Commenting on the alliance, Chris Jewitt,...
We are delighted that the North East Food and Drink sector has rallied around our ‘Local Heroes’ virtual market initiative. Local businesses large and small have reached deep to help us meet our initial £5,000 target in only 72 hours. Food and Drink North East (FADNE)...
A North East Food and Drink group is launching a delivery service in an attempt to keep members afloat and get good food to people in the region. A virtual market to promote, sell and deliver high-quality local North East food and drink during the coronavirus lockdown...
The North East’s food and drink community played a crucial role in an important visit last week, when it hosted the Defra team leading Government’s first in-depth review of the UK’s food system in 75 years. Coordinated by the newly-launched Food and Drink North...
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Currently, Food and Drink North East is entirely self-funded and resourced on the goodwill of our Board and partners.
FADNE is about ownership NOT membership. A thriving community of individuals, businesses and organisations working towards the same vision.
Please help us strengthen our voice in order to make our lobbying as effective as possible both regionally and nationally and to give us the mandate to push for change.
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Food and Drink North East
c/o Studio 6, The Kiln,
Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 1AB
T: 0191 224 8919
Food and Drink North East is a community interest company (CIC). We aim 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. Focussed on four strategic areas, our objective is to grow the sector’s contribution to the regional economy to 10% gross added value (GVA) by 2025.
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