The Academy is a unique, market-focused, and commercially orientated training programme that helps Scottish food and drink producers
The pandemic changed everything, and Brexit has disrupted our industry. We are adapting to new realities – and we must make them work for us.
The Recovery Plan amplifies and accelerates the core work of the Scotland Food & Drink Partnership in delivering Ambition 2030. Critically though, it adds new catalyst actions to jump start and expediate Scotland’s recovery.A plan for smart recovery
The delivery of the Recovery Plan takes us out to 2023 and businesses will see a continuous stream of actions being delivered across the three years of this plan.Find out more on the latest developments and activity
Preparations for Brexit were challenging, and the initial post-transition period hit some of our sectors hard. But we are now navigating our way through the new EU trade landscape, keeping our finger on the pulse of the latest developments and influencing where we need to.Updates and advice on Brexit support can be found on our Brexit page
From the start of the pandemic, the Scotland Food & Drink Partnership has worked hard to provide practical, fast support to businesses of all sizes and the UK and Scottish Government has provided welcome financial support to many businesses across the industry to help them weather the storm.All of this can be found on the Coronavirus Hub
There has already been remarkable resilience and innovation shown by food and drink businesses in responding to the pandemic, whether that being the finding of new routes to market themselves or in the actions they have taken to support their workforce and the communities around them. However, we now need to help drive the recovery and at the same time, prepare for – and adapt to - the great disruption and uncertainty that the end of the Brexit transition period will inevitably bring to the sector.
Stimulating demand and markets at home and overseas and supporting businesses to take advantage of those opportunities.