• Since 2007, research & develolpment in this sector has more than doubled 
  • 400 plus food & drink companies have been supported by Interface 
  • £5.3 billion the GVA contribution of food & drink to the Scottish economy in 2014 
  • Food manufacturing employs 43,300 with 11,000 new jobs forecasted between 2012 & 2020
  • Scotland's universities outperform the rest of the UK when it comes to world-leading & internationally excellent research in agriculture, veterinary & food science