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Funding boost secures new multi-million-pound food and drink centre for north-east

11 monthes ago   |   By Press and Journal

A £20 million-plus food and drink development “hub” for the north-east will open in 2022 after a £10m commitment of Scottish and UK Government cash, it has been announced.
Economic development body Opportunity North East said the funding, secured through the Aberdeen City Region Deal, was the single largest public sector investment in the food and drink industry in Scotland.
The announcement was made at shortbread-maker Dean's of Huntly, where branding for the new centre, called SeedPod, was unveiled.
Glasgow-based Keppie Design has been appointed architect and lead consultant.
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