A new Aberdeen restaurant has launched a special delicacy in honour of the Buy North-East campaign.
A campaign to encourage companies to spend money with local suppliers in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire has started with a bang - with more than 110 business owners already signed-up to the Buy North East campaign.
Thousands of unemployed people across the north-east have refused to accept handouts and sign on for the dole.
It is one of the tiniest communities in the north-east and does not even boast its own shop - but a Turkish mining giant could turn Towie into one of the world's hottest gold prospects.
A pro-independence business body has called for more support for the energy industry after branding the City Region Deal "disappointing".
Businesses in the north-east are facing a "catastrophic" multi-million pound tax bombshell as a new framework for property rates comes into force.
An Aberdeenshire business which can claim to be the UK's most eco-friendly hair salon has signed up to the Buy North East campaign.
An event for tourism businesses in on Royal Deeside will take place at Aboyne Golf Club next week.
A cook-off between rival chefs at today's Taste of Grampian event in Inverurie will be "friendly but deadly serious" according to TV personality Nick Nairn.