Congratulations to the Ballantrae Food Festival for winning the ACCI food and drink award .. for 2016. 23 AFN members were involved back in June .. so areal group effort led by Susan Crosthwaite thanks also to .@slowfoodwestscot for their support and engagement
Also to Glenapp Castle for winning the ACCI Customer service award..
Thanks and well done to other members who were shortlisted for the awards .
October has seen Little Turnberry Farm shop , and Ayrshire Hampers come into the Network .. a very warm welcome
#West Mossgeil is continuing to build a very strong business to business customer base both in Ayrshire and Glasgow . certainly a real transformative story
7 AFN members are contributing to the ongoing development of the Ayrshire strategic tourism policy and programmes .. thanks for your time and effort
The Ayrshire Farmer' Market cooperative have initiated successfully a new Sunday farmers' market at Ayr Central Shopping Mall .. another welcome addition
Several members are involved also in the learning journey to Iceland starting this weekend looking at hospitality management performance ; systems; product/ service innovation and use of social media .. watch out for live video broadcasts , Tweets , Facebook postings , Instagram images hopefully .... case studies are being developed for everyone interested to share
thanks everyone for their support .. good luck with upcoming trading period.
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