Monday, 28 June 2010
HYSLOP WELCOMES £347, 288 FOR BROXBURN BUSINESS
SNP MSP Fiona Hyslop has welcomed Thursday’s (24th June) announcement of £347,288 to A K Stoddard in Broxburn under the Food Processing, Marketing and Co-Operative (FPMC) Grants Scheme.
The announcement came as the news of sales of Scottish food and drink brands increased 22 per cent demonstrating Scotland’s strength as a food and drink retailer in a highly competitive market.
Commenting on the announcement, Ms Hyslop said;
“In West Lothian, we have a fantastic array of fresh, seasonal and healthy Scottish foods and I have always supported rural industries and purchased local produce whenever possible.
“I am so pleased that A K Stoddard in Broxburn has been recognised and awarded for its Scottish Beef, which just goes to show that some of the freshest, finest and healthiest food in the world can be found on our doorsteps.”
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