Food & Drink

The food and drink industry on the Isle of Man is diverse and growing. Isle of Man produce is celebrated around the world and the Island has a strong local supply chain of high quality produce from meat, fish and vegetables, to ales, wines and spirits. This provenance and traceability assurance helps producers sell locally and export around the world.

In the Isle of Man, you’ll not only benefit from an environment that supports innovation, but you’ll also benefit from the Island’s advanced infrastructure that can cater for all food and drink manufacturing requirements.

 

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

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HIGH QUALITY, AWARD WINNING PRODUCE
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Over 2,000 jobs in food, drink and agriculture
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UNESCO BIOSPHERE STATUS

The island boasts access to high quality award winning produce and an abundance of natural resources; provenance and traceability assurance, sustainable fresh produce, low food miles, high quality standards, good environmental conditions for forage-based systems, artisan products.

As the first entire Island nation in the world to be awarded UNESCO Biosphere status, the Island hosts numerous biosphere initiatives to maintain and improve the environment - both supporting local produce and minimising waste. 12 nautical miles of surrounding Manx-owned waters are sustainably managed whilst most farms are accredited by Farm Assurance Schemes.


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Tim Cowsill

Head of Business Isle of Man

BUSINESS ISLE OF MAN IS RESPONSIBLE FOR SECURING THE ISLE OF MAN'S STATUS AS AN INTERNATIONALLY  RESPECTED ECONOMIC HUB FOR THE EXPORT OF HIGH VALUE ADDED PRODUCTS AND RELATED SERVICES.

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