Food

Food and drinks businesses urged to apply for Food Works programme

Food and drinks businesses urged to apply for Food Works programme

Innovative and export driven food and drink start-ups are being urged to apply for the Food Works initiative before the...

November 4, 2021

Dublin working farm to host ‘Food on the Edge’

Dublin working farm to host ‘Food on the Edge’

A 38ac working farm on Dublin’s south side will be the home of ‘Food on the Edge’ 2021. Airfield estate...

June 26, 2021

UFU fully supports Kendall review of farming and food sectors

UFU fully supports Kendall review of farming and food sectors

The Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) is fully supporting the work to be undertaken by the Farming and Food Review Group,...

June 21, 2021

Interior decorator works from inspirational farm setting

Interior decorator works from inspirational farm setting

A Tipperary interior decorator is finding her husband’s busy dairy farm to be the perfect inspirational setting for her new...

May 9, 2021

Commission creates new food labelling system for food businesses

Commission creates new food labelling system for food businesses

The European Commission has created a new food labelling information system which provides a “user-friendly” IT solution for food businesses....

January 5, 2021

Department of Agriculture gives €20m in 2020 international food aid

Department of Agriculture gives €20m in 2020 international food aid

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue has announced that his department’s international development assistance for 2020...

December 21, 2020

Rural granola maker has it in the bag

Rural granola maker has it in the bag

A small-scale granola maker is standing out from the pack with the inner bag of her product wrapped in brown...

December 12, 2020

Bia Innovator Campus seeks expressions of interest

Bia Innovator Campus seeks expressions of interest

Bia Innovator Campus has announced that despite the universal challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s on course to open next summer,...

November 22, 2020

‘Helping on farm is something I’ve grown to appreciate more’

‘Helping on farm is something I’ve grown to appreciate more’

The young Limerick entrepreneur behind Country Munch has found that taking a step back from the hectic scheduling of his...

September 19, 2020

Homegrown celebrity chef launches food and beverage brand

Homegrown celebrity chef launches food and beverage brand

The new food and beverage brand for Co. Cavan, ‘Created in Cavan’, was launched recently by homegrown celebrity chef, Neven...

March 7, 2020

GMIT supports female food entrepreneurs across Europe

GMIT supports female food entrepreneurs across Europe

Galway Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) has become a key driver in conducting research and producing resources aimed at boosting...

December 31, 2019

Athenry’s BIA innovator campus aims to support farmers

Athenry’s BIA innovator campus aims to support farmers

BIA Innovator Campus, the multi-million euro food innovation hub in Athenry, took a step forward with its construction contract agreed and signed with...

December 22, 2019

‘Key drivers of rising costs for businesses include competitive marketplace for staff’ – IFAC

‘Key drivers of rising costs for businesses include competitive marketplace for staff’ – IFAC

Levels of optimism among business owners in the food and agri-business sector have fallen when compared to how businesses were...

September 12, 2019

‘Creating jobs in local communities is fundamental to Ireland’s future’ – IFAC

‘Creating jobs in local communities is fundamental to Ireland’s future’ – IFAC

A new Food and AgriBusiness 2019 report by IFAC points to a number of findings including rising costs, the short...

September 12, 2019

Top chef urges farmers to take control of their product

Top chef urges farmers to take control of their product

Many Irish beef farmers could benefit from a greater involvement in food production, according to a leading chef. JP McMahon,...

August 31, 2019

Midlands’ food manufacturing sector ‘crying out’ for graduates

Midlands’ food manufacturing sector ‘crying out’ for graduates

Athlone Institute of Technology has developed the midlands’ first food technology and business degree to meet demand for graduates in...

February 2, 2019

‘Farm upbringing gave me insight into food production effort’

‘Farm upbringing gave me insight into food production effort’

“Looking back now, I feel growing up helping on a farm has given me a great appreciation of the effort...

December 2, 2018

‘We only need 2 dairy processors’ – leading food analyst

‘We only need 2 dairy processors’ – leading food analyst

A prominent food analyst and commentator has said that the dairy industry should “collapse” down to two farmer-controlled dairy processors....

November 8, 2018