Food and Drink

Collaboration with industry key to addressing climate change

Collaboration with industry key to addressing climate change

The food and drink industry in Northern Ireland must be part of addressing the climate change challenge. Speaking at the...

November 4, 2021

Vast majority of shoppers now buy local brands

Vast majority of shoppers now buy local brands

Research has revealed that 93% of consumers now actively choose to buy local food and drink brands with 27% “always”...

November 3, 2021

Opinion: Seizing opportunity in a crisis – what’s next for Ireland’s food producers?

Opinion: Seizing opportunity in a crisis – what’s next for Ireland’s food producers?

By Ross MacMathuna, Accenture (and a former special advisor in the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine) Covid-19 is reshaping...

August 10, 2020

Musgrave brands scoop 123 awards at Blas Na hEireann

Musgrave brands scoop 123 awards at Blas Na hEireann

Musgrave’s retail brands have won 123 awards at the annual Blas Na hEireann ceremony in Dingle, Co. Kerry. The awards were...

October 19, 2018

Shortlist for the 2018 National Organic Food Awards revealed

Shortlist for the 2018 National Organic Food Awards revealed

The 20 entries shortlisted for the 2018 National Organic Food Awards have recently been revealed by Bord Bia. The Irish food...

October 3, 2018

Brexit poses ‘serious threat’ to Irish food businesses in the run up to Christmas

Brexit poses ‘serious threat’ to Irish food businesses in the run up to Christmas

Consumers are being called on to consider the food and drinks they buy this Christmas, warning that Brexit could pose...

December 10, 2016

Ireland ‘won’t surrender its position on UK supermarket shelves’

Ireland ‘won’t surrender its position on UK supermarket shelves’

The Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed, has warned that Irish food and drinks sector will not surrender its position on...

October 17, 2016

15 Irish food and drink companies in Dubai at world’s largest food show

15 Irish food and drink companies in Dubai at world’s largest food show

Fifteen leading Irish food and drink companies join Bord Bia in Dubai this week for Gulfood 2016, the world’s largest...

February 21, 2016

Eight Irish companies awarded at Bord Bia Food and Drink Awards

Eight Irish companies awarded at Bord Bia Food and Drink Awards

The achievements of eight Irish food companies were recognised at the Bord Bia Food and Drink Awards in Dublin’s Mansion...

November 12, 2015

Irish food and drink showcased to US audience of 6m

Irish food and drink showcased to US audience of 6m

Irish food and drink has been showcased to a collective audience of 6m people in the US. ‘The Road Less...

August 24, 2015

EU citizens waste almost 50m tonnes of food each year

EU citizens waste almost 50m tonnes of food each year

EU citizens waste almost 50m tonnes of food every year and it could be avoided, according to research by the...

August 14, 2015

China jumps to being 3rd most important market for EU agri-food exports

China jumps to being 3rd most important market for EU agri-food exports

China is not the EU’s main export market, but has jumped to 3rd place in recent years, with increasing share...

August 5, 2015

Sales in North’s food and drink sector increase 5.8% year-on-year

Sales in North’s food and drink sector increase 5.8% year-on-year

Provisional estimates indicate sales in the food and drinks industry in Northern Ireland have increased to £4,772m in 2014, an...

August 4, 2015

Is it safe to eat food past its ‘use by’ date? 28% of people think so

Is it safe to eat food past its ‘use by’ date? 28% of people think so

Some 28% of people in the UK believe that it’s safe to eat food past its ‘use by’ date, even...

July 19, 2015