The 2023 ONE Food & Drink Start-up Accelerator is practical, specific to the sector - delivered by experienced industry practitioners - and will help you grow your business.
The programme is for ambitious food and drink start-ups that are already trading and ideally have multiple founders involved in the business. It will help you develop a robust business growth plan and compelling value proposition.
Businesses must be based in north east Scotland and manufacture food or drink products.
The 2023 ONE Food & Drink Start-up Accelerator will enable you to develop a practical plan for growth with a focus on:
The accelerator is for start-up businesses, ideally with multiple founders and in their initial 12-24 months of trading.
The programme comprises a half-day onboarding session followed by three intensive full-day workshops and offline preparation and tasks. There are then options to attend three further complementary workshops, addressing key topics that every start-up should consider.
In businesses with multiple founders all of the co-founders are encouraged to participate.
A programme fee will apply for each start-up business. For further information please contact Jane MacLeod.
Peter McCann of Pure Water Scotland was part of the 2022 ONE Food & Drink Start-up Accelerator. Here he shares his insights on the benefits of the programme and how it helped accelerate the growth of his business.
Kevin Bonarius of Twice Buried Rum Co. was part of the 2022 ONE Food & Drink Start-up Accelerator. Here he shares his insights on the benefits of the programme and how it helped accelerate the growth of his business.
The ONE Food & Drink Start-up Accelerator is led, co-funded and delivered by Opportunity North East and supported by Aberdeenshire Council.
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