Food Tourism Industry Guide to aid sector growth!

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Roderick Low

VisitScotland have published a handy Food Tourism Industry Guide to support rural and island businesses. 

Businesses can learn what food tourism is, how it can benefit their business and how to develop quality food tourism experiences.

Food and drink are a key part of a visit to Scotland, with visitors keen to try local food and drink. Thanks to our landscape, we have a rich, natural larder and plenty of home grown produce to offer visitors. We have diverse food and drink experiences and passionate local food ambassadors.

The guide covers an array of sections such as; 

  • How to develop a quality food tourism experience 
  • How to market your food tourism business
  • How to source local produce 
  • Providing Food and Drink experiences
  • Case Studies and inspiration 

You can also find further resources on funding, upskilling, food standards, annual awards and more. 

Use this food tourism industry guide to discover how to create impactful experiences that exceed the expectations of visitors and help you make the most of this lucrative market.

You can access the guide here


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