Fife Business Week – Improving the Food and Drink Supply Chain in Fife

Friday 23 October 2020

A great opportunity for Fife businesses in the Food and Drink sector takes place on Monday 2nd November.  Over three sessions during the day, a virtual conference will be held on strengthening the food and Drink Sector. Hosted by Fife Council Economic Development in partnership with Connect Local, the first session aims to gather information on the ‘state of play’ of the Supply Chain in Fife from all stakeholders including Local SMEs, Wholesalers, Distributors, Business Support agencies and the Scottish Food and Drink Industry.  In session two, the focus will be on Exploring future ‘disruptors’ to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the sector.  This will be followed by session three – Examining projects to Strengthen the Supply Chain, exploring the solutions to issues raised in session two and using the knowledge gained in session one. Councillor Altany Craik, Convenor for Fife Council’s Economy, Tourism, Strategic Planning and Transportation Committee commented: “Food and drink remains a key priority sector in Fife and it’s vital that our economic development services take stock of the situation currently affecting businesses so we can plan, adapt and find solutions to exploit opportunities. This means working collaboratively on projects for the benefit of all in food and drink as part of our strategy.”It has never been easier to take part in Fife Business Week as public and private sector support agencies, business experts and entrepreneurs share their knowledge and experience. All events are taking place online and free. The full calendar of events to mark the eleventh Fife Business Week to be held from Monday 2nd November until Friday 6th November is now available to view at by Fife Council’s Economic Development Team and Business Gateway team, Fife Business Week is designed to support businesses to succeed and flourish whilst making Fife the best place to do business. For more information on Fife Business Week please email