Food & Drink Devon Activity

Working hard to promote our members at events in Devon and beyond.

Brexit Government Guidance for Businesses Preparing for Brexit

Many businesses still need to take action to prepare for change ahead of the UK's departure from the EU. One urgent example is the need for all businesses who move goods into or out of the EU (including the UK) to have an Economic Operator Registration Identification (EORI) number...
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£10m Brexit Readiness Fund

A reminder that business organisations, trade associations and industry bodies can apply for grants of £25,000 and over from the Business Readiness Fund to help UK businesses prepare for a no-deal Brexit. This may be through producing advice packs, running events, training courses...
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Devon's Finest Honoured at Prestigious Food Drink Devon Awards

Devon’s talented food and drink scene was alive at Monday night’s vibrant annual Food Drink Devon Awards.  The county’s finest food and drink producers, hospitality and catering businesses and speciality retailers celebrated in style at the esteemed Awards’ ceremony, held at the magnificent...
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Moor Otters Arts Trail 2020 - Business Opportunity

Wild, open moorlands and deep river valleys, with a rich history and rare wildlife, Dartmoor is a unique place. It’s a protected landscape and is here for everyone to enjoy, but it’s fragile and needs to be cared for. Dartmoor is home to an abundance of rare and distinctive wildlife, an...
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University Of Exeter Intern Opportunity

The University of Exeter is offering local business, funding to employ a student intern, for a day a week, over a 10-week period. They can even help you find the ideal intern for free, through their Student Business Partnership scheme. For details about how the funding...
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University of Exeter Intern Opportunities

University of Exeter students will soon be returning to Devon and seeking part-time employment opportunities, to begin in October.  If you have a business project you would like a bright and enthusiastic student to undertake, Exeter University can find your...
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Your News Wanted for Our Newsletters

If you would like your news and events to appear in our consumers' or members' newsletters, either post the details on our website or email them to hello@fooddrinkdevon.co.uk. Wherever possible we will also publish this information on our social media too. Please send images (jpeg) to...
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Key Industry Training and Courses by Campden BRI

Campden BRI is a leading food and drink research institute and runs key industry training and courses throughout the year. Any member interested in booking a course should contact sian.twinning@campdenbri.co.uk and mention FDD in order to qualify for members rates, which are...
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Working with Booths Supermarkets

Booths, who are based near Preston in Lancashire, have 28 stores, are 'a high end retailer' and, in the past, have been described as "the Waitrose of the North". As a result of several members expressing an interest in supplying Booths, Food Drink Devon has contacted Edwin Booth, Chairman and...
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10 Devon Hotels for Autumn Escapes

From a unique art hotel to medieval pubs with rooms, Devon hospitality has a breadth of character, style and charm to be enjoyed throughout the year. One thing that can always been guaranteed however, is superbly good food, thanks to the abundance of regional ingredients. For those looking to...
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