November application deadline for FPMC

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Norette Ferns

The next application deadline for the Food Processing, Marketing and Cooperation scheme is 19 November 2017.

The Food Processing, Marketing and Cooperation scheme is part of the Scottish Rural Development Programme (SRDP).

This scheme can provide support grant to suppliers and producers to contribute to the government's overall vision for food and drink in Scotland, which is to be a Good Food Nation, where it is second nature to produce, buy, serve and eat fresh, healthy food.

Through this scheme, you can apply for:

  • start-up grants for a new food processing business
  • development grants for an existing food processing business

In our Case Studies section you can find out about seven projects which benefitted from funding from the FPMC scheme in the last programme:

The current funding round closes for applications on 19 November 2017.

For full information visit the Rural Payments and Services website.