Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead officially opened Longside Fruit Mart in Peterhead on Monday..
Wed, 02 Mar 2011
The Fruit Mart, a commercial fruit and vegetable retail and wholesale business, has been acquired by Community Food Initiatives North East (CFINE).
The sale was backed with a £25,000 award from Aberdeenshire Fairer Scotland Fund, with CFINE receiving a separate £69,400 from the Third Sector Enterprise Fund.
Longside Fruit Mart will operate as a social firm, providing supported employment and training for 17 adults with learning disabilities.