Food Academy Start Programme for new and early-stage food business owners

Commencing: Monday 27th January  

Duration: 6 weeks

Concluding: Wednesday 2nd April  

Trainer: James Burke & Associates

Time: 9.00 am – 1.00 pm

Venue: Horse and Jockey Hotel Thurles

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  Information Evening in the Horse and Jockey, Thurles on Wednesday January 15th at 6.30pm.

Bord Bia, SuperValu and the County Enterprise Boards have joined forces on a new initiative to provide a consistent level of food marketing knowledge to new and early-stage food business owners. For the first time, food business start ups regardless of their location will have access to a standardized programme of supports throughout the country. The programme, which will be delivered through workshop style training, and supported by SuperValu in the context of retail expertise and providing a route to market, is designed to guide companies from start-up to their first retail listing.

 

The Food Academy Start programme is primarily targeted at start-up food businesses and current County Enterprise Board clients.

The programme will run over 6 weeks, dates and workshop modules are detailed below and it is proposed that they will commence at 9.00am and finish at 1.00pm.

Module 1 Jan 27: Market Background

Module 2 Feb 14: Understanding the consumer
Module 3 Feb 20: Finance and Pricing
Module 4 Mar 5: New Product Development
Module 5 Mar 19: Growing Sales

Module 6 Apr 2: Branding and Packaging Design

Participants will also receive 2 x two hour one to one confidential mentoring sessions. The cost of participating on the programme will be €50.00 per business. Places will be allocated strictly on a first come first served basis.

 

For further information contact:
The Tipperary North County Enterprise Board, Connolly Street, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary.
Tel:  067-33086, Web:  www.tnceb.ie, E-mail.  info@tnceb.ie, Book a place at www.tnceb.ie/training.htm

The Tipperary South County Enterprise Board, Ballingarrane House, Cahir Road, Clonmel, Co.Tipperary
Tel:  052 6129466, Web:  www.southtippceb.ie, E-mail.  ceb@southtippcoco.ie

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