Food & Drink Devon Activity

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

Devon and Plymouth Chamber of Commerce Offer

As part of Food Drink Devon's partnership with Devon & Plymouth Chamber of Commerce, all our members are entitled to a 20% discount on their FDD and DPCC membership if they join both organisations. For more details contact Ali on [email protected] To find out more about a...
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Devon & Plymouth Chamber of Commerce has a very special invitation for you

You may have heard of Devon & Plymouth Chamber of Commerce. DPCC help businesses just like yours, and they would like to invite you to be a member too with their new, fully funded introductory membership offer. They help businesses connect and grow, and work very hard to help them...
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Producers unify through Food From England

A powerful new group has been formed to give England’s food and drink industry a strong collective voice in the wake of Covid 19 and Brexit. Food from England has been created from more than 30 regional groups which represent over 43,000 businesses. It will specifically support small and medium...
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Chance for businesses to join Made in Devon for a year for FREE

Fifty Devon businesses have the chance to join trading standard’s Made in Devon scheme with their first year of membership free. Consumers need to be confident that they are buying genuinely Devon sourced products, which in turn is a selling point and source of pride for businesses. Scheme...
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Funded Business Support - Peer to Peer Network

Peer Networks is a national initiative that is focused on reducing the UK productivity gap by helping business leaders find practical solutions to strategic and operational challenges.  It also forms part of the UK Government response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing EU transition,...
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The Drinks Trust End of Furlough Grant Scheme

GRANT PROVIDED BY THE DRINKS TRUST The furlough scheme came to an end on the 31st of October and was replaced by the Job Support Scheme, but unfortunately, this will not be enough to save many jobs in our industry. For those who have been struggling with hardship in the last four months, as a...
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Heading towards the end of the UK transition period

The UK transition period ends on January 1st 2021, are you ready? New rules for businesses will come into play from 1 January 2021.  Your business, family, and personal circumstances will be affected. Head to the UK transition section of GOV.UK to answer a few...
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New timing for the Source trade show

Following the new lockdown and continuing Covid-19 uncertainty, the Source trade show has been postponed until June. The show will now take place from Tuesday 8th – Wednesday 9th June, at Westpoint Exeter. Based on current market conditions, in this extraordinary year, organisers...
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Grants for Businesses which were Ordered to Close

Businesses in Devon which were ordered to close when the national restrictions began on 5 November 2020, can now apply for a grant of either £1,334, £2,000, or £3,000 depending on the rateable value of the business. Businesses can apply for the grant through the councils’ websites....
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Devon County Council: Future Plastic Packaging Solutions

Grants of up to £150,000 are available through Devon County Council to support projects that investigate how to reduce, reuse, and recycle plastic packaging. Deadline for applications is: 20 January 2021 Innovate UK has up to £2million from the Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging...
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