Eldrimner, National resource centre for food artisan

Project information

Index: 1281R4
Acronym:LOCFOOD
Priority:1: Innovation and the knowledge economy
Sub Theme:Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Location SWEDEN ÖSTRA SVERIGE örebro Östra Mellansverige

Topic of the practice

Loca l food networks, collaboration and business development

Good Practice Information

The Eldrimner ‘National Resource Centre for Food Artisans’ was set up in 1995 as a regional project to enhance knowledge, support and inspiration to food artisans across Sweden. In 2005 Eldrimner was rolled out as a national centre for small scale artisan food.
Eldrimner provides specialist training support for marketing, logistics, sales, tourism, and network building, applied to the needs of new and existing food artisan companies. The main outputs from Eldrimner include the formation of new companies annually, and new products developed.

Evidence of success

Development of a commonly agreed definition of food artisan.The number and variety of training courses organised for new and existing food artisans. An annual food competition where participants receive feedback about how their produce can be enhanced and developed. In 2005 Eldrimner was recognised as a national centre for small scale artisan food.

Contact details to obtain further information on the practice

Eldrimner - National Resource Centre

info@eldrimner.com

www.eldrimner.se

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