Bord Bia the Irish Food Board, has announced that the 2013 Bord Bia Food & Drink Awards are now open for entries.

This year it has seven categories:

1. The Export Award

2. The Excellence in Branding Award

3. The Entrepreneurial Award

4. The Success at Home Award

5. The Sustainability Award

6. The Innovation Award

7. New: Consumer Insight Award

The overall category winners will be announced at the Bord Bia Food and Drink Awards ceremony, which will be held in conjunction with the Brand Forum End of Year Dinner on Thursday, 14 November at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin 8.  You can enter online at before 4th September 2013.  For further information please email Paula Donoghue.