AWARDS TO SHINE SPOTLIGHT ON EXCELLENCE IN THE FOOD HEARTLAND

AWARDS TO SHINE SPOTLIGHT ON EXCELLENCE IN THE FOOD HEARTLAND

Awards which will champion and celebrate innovation and excellence of the food and drinks sector in the Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon borough have been launched.  The area has established itself as the Food Heartland of Northern Ireland because of the sheer volume of food production and the outstanding quality... View Article

‘Hollah’ for new business at IFEX

‘Hollah’ for new business at IFEX

TWO County Down mums who quit the corporate world after becoming parents, are reaping the benefits of setting up their own business following a desire to get back into the workforce. With a passion for food and baking, budding entrepreneurs, Paula Latuske and Trudy Hodkinsonrudy, joined forces 18 months ago... View Article

Moy Park Sponsors New ‘Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway’ on UTV Ireland

Moy Park Sponsors New ‘Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway’ on UTV Ireland

Moy Park has been announced as sponsor of the new series of Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway, kicking off this Saturday, 20th February at 7pm on UTV Ireland. Speaking about the company’s sponsorship of the new series, Andrew Nethercott, Director of Sales and Brand at Moy Park, said: “As... View Article

Awarding The Best at IFEX   -Product of the Show Finalists Announced –

Awarding The Best at IFEX -Product of the Show Finalists Announced –

THE shortlist for the IFEX 2016 Product of The Show Award has just been announced, ahead of the main event, which is Northern Ireland’s largest food, drink, retail and hospitality event, taking place at the Titanic Exhibition Centre, on 8-10 March 2016. Recognising the very best innovation and development within... View Article

Flahavan’s Porridge back on our screens and airwaves with ‘Energy for Life’ Campaign

Flahavan’s Porridge back on our screens and airwaves with ‘Energy for Life’ Campaign

Flahavan’s, Ireland’s favourite porridge, has invested €45k in a new advertising campaign, ‘Energy for Life’ in Northern Ireland. The advertising, which will run for three months will be shown on UTV, Channel 4 and broadcast on Downtown Radio and Cool FM. Moya Verling, Brand Marketing Manager for Flahavan’s Porridge commented:... View Article

FLIPPING GREAT!

FLIPPING GREAT!

Pic 1 – FLIPPING GREAT! The Northern Ireland Year of Food and Drink 2016 continues with a Love Local theme throughout the month of February. As part of the celebrations Tourism Northern Ireland is attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the most people tossing a pancake with the... View Article

Local own-brand line delivers £23m sales leading to expansion

Local own-brand line delivers £23m sales leading to expansion

Henderson Wholesale has announced their own-brand range of fresh food products, enjoy local is to expand, having enjoyed impressive sales figures since its launch. Available throughout SPAR and EUROSPAR stores, the range of 126 fresh and chilled products has delivered over £23 million worth of sales for retailers across Northern... View Article

Investment in local food suppliers served up with new breakfast menu

Investment in local food suppliers served up with new breakfast menu

A city centre café has launched a new breakfast menu in celebration of the NI Year of Food and Drink’s Breakfast Month, with an investment in local food suppliers at the heart of the menu. No less than 14 local products are served up in the morning menu of Belfast’s... View Article

Portadown based Kestrel Foods secures £130k deal with Tesco NI

Portadown based Kestrel Foods secures £130k deal with Tesco NI

Kestrel Foods feasts on success of new Street Food Range with £130k Tesco Deal New street food range from Forest Feast brand offers global tastes locally Portadown-based Kestrel Foods is bringing the authentic taste of global street food to local homes after securing a £130,000 deal with Tesco Northern Ireland... View Article

Conference to place ‘Focus On Food’

Conference to place ‘Focus On Food’

With Northern Ireland embarking on the ‘Year of Food and Drink’, Belfast City Council once again will place the ‘Focus On Food’ at a major one-day conference, which will help further drive the city’s culinary renaissance and examine the importance of food and hospitality to the local tourism industry. The... View Article