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Island's food industry could grow £50 million in 10 years

L to R: Dr Peter McEvoy, owner of Noa Bakehouse; Miles Petit and Minister for DEFA; Richard Ronan

The Island's food and drink industry could grow by £50 million over the next 10 years.

Tynwald will be asked to approve the new Food Matters strategy which states it could be worth £125 million by 2025. 

It already generates £75 million for the Manx economy and supports over 1,300 jobs.
 
Environment, Food and Agriculture Minister Richard Ronan says it's been in the pipeline for some time: 

 
Dr Peter McEvoy is the director of Agriculture - he says it's had a positive reception from producers: 
 

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