Bord Bia to Host Farmers’ Market Workshop in Tipperary

Learn the skills you need to sell at farmers’ markets Aspiring food market entrepreneurs can learn vital skills for selling at farmers’ markets with Bord Bia this September. Open to Irish food, drink, seafood and horticulture producers, ‘Skills Training for Selling at Farmers’ Markets’ is a practical and interactive workshop specially developed by Bord Bia […]

‘Farming for Nature Awards’ celebrating farmers across Ireland who are managing their land and livestock in a way that benefits nature

A new initiative has been launched which aims to source, share and celebrate stories of farmers across Ireland who are considered to be managing their land and livestock in a way that benefits nature. The national Farming for Nature Award is sponsored by Bord Bia and supported by a wide range of farming and conservation interests including […]

Business Blooming At Ireland’s Premier Floral And Food Festival

#Bloom2018 Bord Bia today hosted more than 200 national and international buyers for a trade breakfast in the Food Village at Bloom, Ireland’s largest gardening, food and drink festival created by Bord Bia. The breakfast event is just one of a number of business opportunities which Bord Bia’s Bloom offers to Irish companies exhibiting at the […]

Enjoy The Cream Of Ireland’s Food Crop At Bord Bia’s Bloom

A Food Village brimming with first-class Irish-produced food and drinks; live cooking demonstrations by the Ireland’s top TV chefs and cookbook authors including Neven Maguire, Catherine Fulvio and Rory O’Connell; a miniature town constructed from wheatgrass, barley, cress and microgreens; Ireland’s top seafood chefs wash up on Bloom’s first ever boat; plus oodles of fascinating […]

NEW FOOD STARTER PROGRAMME TARGETS FRESH GROWTH FOR TIPPERARY FOOD ENTREPRENEURS

A new food entrepreneur programme, launched today by Minster for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, T.D., is aimed at attracting more new Irish food start-ups to the market. The Food Starter Programme, which will be run by Local Enterprise Office Tipperary in conjunction with Bord Bia, will give emerging food entrepreneurs in Tipperary and […]

Take On The Irish Apple Pie Challenge This World Pi(e) Day

March 14th marks World Pi Day, an annual celebration of the mathematical sign, pi (π). In celebration, The Irish Apple Growers Association will be giving away free apples at selected farmers’ markets from the 8th to the 16th March.   What’s more, Bord Bia are giving you a chance to win a one night stay at Ballyknocken […]

Potato Growers Get Less Than A Fifth Of The Retail Price

– POTATOES BOUGHT ONCE EVERY SECOND IN IRELAND   Potato growers are getting less than one-fifth of the price a consumer pays for their product in the shop, a conference in Dublin today heard.   Speaking at the National Potato Conference in Dublin, IFA President Joe Healy outlined how retailers are taking the lion’s share […]

Bord Bia And IFA Visit Turkey On Live Cattle Exports

Speaking from Ankara, Turkey, IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said that from the positive discussions with the ESK (Turkish Meat and Milk Board), it is clear Turkey has an import requirement for 500,000 head of live cattle each year. He said, “Based on the discussion we had, Ireland could supply up to 100,000 head […]

Food Companies Encouraged To ‘Think Digital’

Bord Bia today announced a partnership with the Digital Marketing Institute to offer Irish food and drink companies an opportunity to grow and develop their online presence with a view to increasing brand awareness and sales. Clonmel based company, O’Donnells Crisps was on hand to launch ‘Think Digital’, a 6-month digital marketing programme available to all […]

Ireland’s first Dog Friendly garden is launched at Bloom by Bord Bia today

Ireland’s largest dog welfare charity, Dogs Trust, unveiled the first ever Dog Friendly garden at this year’s Bloom, by Bord Bia. The stunning garden features a host of simple, innovative ideas designed to provide fun and stimulation for dogs while maintaining the garden as a safe, relaxing area for the whole family. The Dog Friendly […]

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