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Marketing Development Scheme

Marketing Development Scheme

The Marketing Development Scheme is currently closed to applications. Please see the main Food Grants page for details and further updates.

The Marketing Development Scheme (MDS) seeks to improve the efficiency of the Scottish food and drink marketing chain by helping farmers, growers and processors improve their marketing and commercial expertise. It aims to help the industry develop efficient marketing structures and to encourage good marketing practice for both domestic and overseas markets.

Scheme Guidance

Scheme Guidance is available in Word or PDF format.


Please contact 0300 244 9146 with any enquiries.