Top award for Northern Irish artisan cheese maker

Top award for Northern Irish artisan cheese maker

Artisan cheese maker Christo Swanepoel has won the coveted Best Overall Food Product at the recent Balmoral Show, the biggest agri-food event in Ireland. Originally from Pretoria in South Africa, Swanepoel, who runs the City Cheese Company in Millisle, county Down, gained the award from promotion body Food NI for... View Article

Irwin’s Bakery ‘scores’ with Asda for Euro 2016

Irwin’s Bakery ‘scores’ with Asda for Euro 2016

With the UEFA Euro 2016 Championship ready for kick-off, Northern Ireland’s leading bakery Irwin’s has ‘teamed up’ with Asda to launch two Howell’s football themed products, Howell’s Football Biscuits and Football Joeys, which will be available in all Asda stores across Northern Ireland. The Portadown based bakery will also offer... View Article

FOOD AWARDS GET SET TO CELEBRATE THE STARS OF THE BOROUGH

FOOD AWARDS GET SET TO CELEBRATE THE STARS OF THE BOROUGH

Judging has begun on the shortlist for the first Food Heartland Awards in association with NFU Mutual, led by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council. Featuring 12 categories, the awards, which will take place on 25th May at Craigavon Civic Centre, will showcase the stars of the borough’s local... View Article

Mr Tayto Welcomes Youngest (and Sleepiest) Fan from Dromore

Mr Tayto Welcomes Youngest (and Sleepiest) Fan from Dromore

60 years to the day after Tayto started its crisp-making business in Tandragee, its youngest and sleepiest fan, little Elena Beattie from Dromore, was welcomed to the world. To celebrate Elena’s birth, Mr Tayto took a special trip to mum and dad, Elyse and Jordan’s, house in Dromore to meet... View Article

NI TASTE TEST CROWNS SUNBLEST VEDA AS ‘TASTIEST’ AND FURTHER FINDINGS SPARK THE GREAT VEDA DEBATE

NI TASTE TEST CROWNS SUNBLEST VEDA AS ‘TASTIEST’ AND FURTHER FINDINGS SPARK THE GREAT VEDA DEBATE

Results come as the popular Veda bread unveils an eye-catching new look Belfast, NI, 4th April 2016; The people of Northern Ireland have spoken (and eaten), voting Sunblest ‘Northern Ireland’s tastiest Veda brand’ in a blind taste test. Sunblest Veda was named best-tasting by a whopping 60% of respondents, versus... View Article

ENTRIES OPEN FOR IRISH FOOD AWARDS

ENTRIES OPEN FOR IRISH FOOD AWARDS

Entries are now open to producers across the island of Ireland for this year’s Blas na hEireann Irish Food Awards. The Awards, which are now in their 9th year, take place at the Dingle Food Festival in October. Last year, there were more than 2500 entries in what are the... View Article

Moy Park ‘Putts’ Irish Open sponsorship on pack!

Moy Park ‘Putts’ Irish Open sponsorship on pack!

To celebrate Moy Park’s sponsorship of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, Ireland’s number one poultry brand is giving consumers the opportunity to take to the fairways via an on-pack promotion.   The on-pack promotion, which runs from 21st March across all packs of Moy Park’s breaded range, will give... View Article

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