A Plan for Public Procurement: Food and Catering

Opportunities for the Food Supply Chain and the Rural Economy

Date & Time: Nov 26th 2015 from 10:00am

Location: Reaseheath College, Nantwich, Reaseheath College, Nantwich, Cheshire East, CW5 6DF

Cost: FREE

Event Overview

The event will be opened by the Minister of State for Farming, Food and the Marine Environment, George Eustice MP, who will deliver a keynote address on the ‘25 Year Plan for British Food and Farming’.

The Government’s ‘Plan for Public Procurement, Food and Catering Services’ was published by Dr Peter Bonfield OBE in 2014 and recommended an enhanced food procurement approach for public bodies. The enhanced approach has the potential of opening £400 million of new business, making it easier for schools, hospitals and canteens to buy high-quality local food. The event will also showcase the Cheshire East Food Enterprise Zone Local Development Order (LDO) pilot. The ambitious vision behind this strategy aims to create a ‘Food Enterprise Zone’ here at Reaseheath enabling the full integration of innovation, skills, business support and growth from field-to-plate.

Event Organiser

Reaseheath College

Event Booking

BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL as places are limited. Please book by replying to this e-mail (bethc@reaseheath.ac.uk) to secure your place.