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Expo has appetite for food industry

Higher 2017 profile for expanding sector

The Island's food and drink industry will be given a top billing at this year's ISLEXPO. 

The unique showcase of Manx business and enterprise is being staged for a second year at the Villa Marina in May, after positive feedback from on and off-Island delegates to last year's event.

Organisers are pitching the expo at both established firms looking for growth, and start-ups seeking backing, support and know-how.

A two day schedule of panels, talks, presentations and specialist sessions will offer emerging sectors a chance to get involved.

There'll also be a higher profile than last year for the local food and drink industry.

Economic development minister Laurence Skelly:

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