IFA Launch Christmas Food Producers’ Campaign & Warn Retailers Against Discounting Of Fresh Produce

Ahead of the two biggest shopping weekends of the year, IFA President Joe Healy has warned retailers against discounting fresh produce in the run-up to Christmas.   “Using farm produce as a tool to drive footfall undermines Irish production and the financial viability of specialist growers and producers. Farmers have invested hugely in their businesses […]

Agri Aware urges consumers to support Irish Farmers and Food Producers this festive season

This holiday season Agri Aware, the independent Irish agri-food educational body, is asking shoppers to think local and support Irish farmers and food producers when purchasing food this festive season. With 1 in 8 jobs in Ireland linked to the agri-food sector, shopping locally for your Christmas dinner helps rural communities survive and thrive. Ireland’s […]

Agri Aware Appeals For Support For Irish Farmers This Christmas

89% of the public believe that Irish farmers provide quality, safe, traceable food at an affordable price for Irish consumers       90% of the public think legislation should be introduced to ensure that farmers receive a fair price from supermarkets for their food   95% of consumers believe Irish farmers play a key role in […]

Interests Of Irish Farmers At Risk In Brexit Negotiations – Former EEC Campaigner Claims

Farmers, fishermen, food producers and exporters generally should pressure Government to open direct negotiations with Britain to agree post-Brexit arrangements that would be exclusively in the interests of our two countries and not leave matters to EU negotiators whose awareness of our special needs may not be as good as it should be. The suggestion […]

Agri Aware appeals to shoppers to support Irish farmers and food producers this Christmas

  Farming, the food sector and related service industries deliver an estimated 300,000 jobs in the Irish economy 85% of the public believe that Irish farmers provide quality, safe, traceable food at an affordable price for Irish consumers 88% of Irish people say they try to buy Irish food to support Irish farmers   Agri […]

A Taste Of Tipperary At BBC Good Food Show In Birmingham

Food producers and tourism operators from across the island of Ireland flew the flag for Irish food recently, on the Tourism Ireland stand at the BBC Good Food Show in Birmingham. On the stand were members of Good Food Ireland, hotels, b+bs and guesthouses, food producers and restaurants, all representing some of the very best […]

The “Singing Waiters” to serenade guests at Tipperary Long Table Dinner

Food lovers will be singing during supper at the Tipperary Food Producers eagerly awaited Long Table Dinner at Rockwell College outside Cashel when they are serenaded by the award-winning Singing Waiters. Great food is best accompanied by music and song and the opera-singing waiters will add an extra ‘wow factor’ to the banquet on Wednesday, […]