Rural Development

Rural Development Programme for England: Food Processing

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T: 03000 200 321 E:
Rural Development


Rural Development Programme for England: Food Processing

We are inviting grant applications for a minimum of £35k and a maximum of £340k to help fund capital expenditure in the food processing industry.

Expressions of Interest are invited from food processing businesses in the Liverpool City Region until 31 May 2018, or until the funding has been allocated to eligible projects.

The Rural Payments Agency manages the grant scheme and has published a handbook specifically for the Food Processing Call.  The handbook and Expression of Interest form can be found here. The Liverpool City Region Priorities are on page 49 of the Handbook.

Priority will be given to projects that:



What support is available for applicants?

To determine whether your project is eligible, please do consult the Rural Development Handbook for Food Processing. Support is also available direct from The Rural Payments Agency on 03000 200 321 or


Partner Organisations

Brought to you by Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership

Halton Chamber of Commerce & Enterprise