Following the successful launch of the Taste Tent at the Gourock Highland Games, Taste Inverclyde is delighted to announce it will be working alongside Scotland’s Boat Show to showcase the Inverclyde and Scottish food and drink offering on 12-14 October 2018.
With over 12,000 spectators expected to attend the free event at Kip Marina in Inverclyde, the ‘Taste Tent’ will be the newest addition and will support the wider food offering at the games.
Above: The Taste Tent was hailed as a great success following its launch at the Gourock Highland Games in May 2018
The 15m x 9m enclosed and floored marquee area will be interconnected to the extremely popular West College Scotland Food & Drink pavilion, which includes a food demonstration kitchen and theatre.
Scotland’s Boat Show (SBS) is the Largest Brokerage (pre-owned) boat show in the UK, the largest boat show in Scotland and 2nd largest boat show in the UK, attracting over 12,000 visitors with 70% coming from outwith Inverclyde.
With 6 available spaces, these will be free for Inverclyde businesses and manufacturers. Taste Inverclyde will be offering full, weekend or daily spaces to ensure a delicious selection of food from vendors from Inverclyde and across the West Coast of Scotland.
Andrew Bowman, Head of Business Investment at Riverside Inverclyde said:
“We continue to develop Taste Inverclyde and are delighted to be working with Kip Marina to bring the ‘Taste Tent’ to Scotland’s Boat Show. Our aim is to provide regular opportunities for local food and drink producers and businesses to showcase their produce and skills as well as promoting local eateries across Inverclyde.”
Taste Inverclyde was launched in December 2017 by Riverside Inverclyde to promote independent food and drink companies and food tourism throughout the area.
Any businesses that would like to take a stall should contact Andrew Bowman on 01475 755 080 or firstname.lastname@example.org.