Amanda Brown reports on a workshop looking at how meals and snacks need to evolve

Thursday 11 Oct “Today I had the pleasure of attending an insightful workshop by QMU run by Interface and Food and Drink Federation (Scotland) looking at how meals and snacks need to evolve to meet the needs of our ageing bodies and lifestyles. I hadn’t really given a great deal of thought as to how Read More »

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Helen Glass was part of the assessment panel for Scottish EDGE on Friday.

Scottish EDGE is a competition aimed at identifying and supporting Scotland’s up-and-coming, innovative, high-growth potential, entrepreneurial talent. I was delighted to be part of the food and drink assessment panel which represented a range of stakeholders across the supply chain, as well as a former EDGE winner. The diversity of panellists made for one of Read More »

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Amanda Brown was at today’s Causeway/RBS Food and Drink conference:

The RBS Food and Drink conference is always a good event to go to, great venue, good catering and an interesting range of speakers who you don’t often hear speak on a public platform.  As it’s the year of Young People, this year’s speakers (with the exception of our dear friend David from FDF Scotland) Read More »

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Don’t miss Doug Avery!

Several of the SAOS team were present at the Doug Avery talk arranged for Rural Centre staff earlier this week. Doug is blessed with, by his own admission, “the gift of the gab” and he shares the stories of his life and his experience of depression in a wonderfully honest and refreshing way. He’s clearly getting the Read More »

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Congratulations to SAOS’ Stephen Young

Today’s blog spot is done on behalf of our Project Manager, Stephen Young, who stands accused of hiding his light under a bushel! We have it on good authority that he graduates in Canada today, having achieved his ‘Masters of Management, Co-operatives and Credit Union’ (MMCCU)  from St Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia in the Read More »

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