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Manx produce could fly at airport

Chance for local producers to exploit growing market

Island-based food, drink and craft producers are being offered a bigger slice of the action at the airport's shops and cafes.

Caterleisure Group, which runs the outlets land and air-side at Ronaldsway wants to expand the range of Manx-made items it sells.

A Meet the Buyer evening is being held at Noa Bakehouse in early March, for the firm to find out what potential suppliers have to offer. 

The initiative is part of DEFA's Food Matters strategy to grow the value of Manx food and drink to the local economy.

Food business development manager Andrew Lees says there's an opportunity for Island producers to exploit a growing market: 

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