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£18m worth of funding to go to UK-led food projects

Downing Street has announced funding of £12.1 million provided by Government and £5.7 million from industry to be shared between 15 UK-led projects.

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Funding for food projects 'huge boost to UK farmers'

Almost £18 million worth of funding towards 15 UK-led food projects will be a huge boost to British farmers, Environment Secretary Liz Truss has said.

This move will mean that food served in canteens across the public sector can be more local, seasonal and tastier. This is a huge boost to British farmers and producers and for students, patients and employees who want to enjoy fantastic food

– Liz Truss, Environment Secretary

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