Meet the Buyer Opportunity with Asda

Monday, 11 March 2019 Business opportunities,Industry news,Market development

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Asda is Scotland’s second largest supermarket retailer, with 61 stores and 2 depots across the country, serving around 1.8 million customers every week. With over £1.2bn worth of Scottish produce sourced annually from more than 100 suppliers in Scotland, including many small family-run organisations, Asda is keen to extend its support for the sector by creating more opportunities for Scottish producers.

In partnership with Scotland Food & Drink, Asda is keen to meet potential new suppliers, as part of a meet the buyer and sampling event in Inverness, on 5th April 2019. 

Meet the Buyer

The Meet the Buyer offers pre-selected producers the opportunity to pitch to the Scottish buying team, present products and explore new business opportunities with Asda.

Qualification Criteria:

  • Manufacturers in Scotland
  • All food and drink categories; ambient, chilled & frozen
  • Products must be retail ready
  • Suppliers must be SALSA accredited or equivalent
  • Suppliers should have the capability to deliver direct to store
  • Manufacturers with capacity to supply local stores or scale to grow in Scotland

This opportunity is open to any Scottish food and drink manufacturer who has ambition to supply Asda in Scotland and capability to deliver as far north as Tain.

How to register

To register your interest, please complete the application form here by 5pm on 26 March.

Shortlisted companies will be notified at least 7 days in advance of the event with further information provided.

Queries should be emailed to

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