Deputy Presiding Officer to host ‘Research, innovation and skills: 100 years of food and drink in Scotland’ event


The Deputy Presiding Officer, John Scott MSP will host an event this evening in the Scottish Parliament to mark the joint centenary of the Scottish Food and Drink Federation and the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health. The event will showcase the journeys of Scottish food and drink manufacturing companies’ between 1913 and 2013 and highlight where research has greatly benefited the food industry.

Event sponsor John Scott MSP, Deputy Presiding Officer said:

“This is an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of one of Scotland’s most innovative industries over the past 100 years. Tonight, we will also hear about their ambitious and forward thinking plans for growth that I am sure deliver another 100 years of success for our Scottish universities and companies”.

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