Big players in the food and drink industry formed a new partnership with the Government to make the industry ‘more resilient, sustainable and competitive.’
The council met for the first time on Monday 29 January and agreed that their priorities for the next 12 months will include: boosting skills, agricultural productivity and improving the nation’s nutrition.
Iain Ferguson, Joint Chair of the Food and Drink Sector Council, commented that “it is exciting to see everyone in the same room working together to address the opportunities and challenges we face as an industry.”
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