May 27 2015 Latest news:
Despite a volatile year for the farming industry, a Norfolk-based agricultural buying group has reported 12 months of continued growth, with turnover increasing by 2.2pc.
21-year-old Beth Bennett is one of the first young people to complete a farming programme which aims to teach new recruits to agriculture about the whole process from producer to supermarket shelf.
There are still obstacles to getting more investors and business angels to back Norfolk start-ups, leaders in the field have said.
A lack of awareness and confidence about overseas exporting opportunities is holding back some food and drink small- and medium- sized enterprises (SMEs) in East Anglia, according to a senior trading expert in the region.
A software company with international clients and offices across the country is investing in Norfolk’s talent by becoming a major new recruiter in the region.