On National Potato Day, Consumers Asked to Support Local Growers

On National Potato Day, IFA President Tim Cullinan has called on consumers, retailers and the foodservice sector to support Irish potato growers. “It’s a critical indigenous sector, worth €111m at the farm gate. 400 growers plant over 8,000 hectares annually. They supply high quality, nutritious produce to Irish consumers throughout the year,” he said. “Potatoes […]

Tipperary Grower Welcomes First Strawberries of the Season

Strawberries – the taste of summer, packed full of nutritional goodness!   #CelebrateStrawberrySeason #BestInSeason As we mark the arrival of summer, Ireland’s strawberry growers welcome one of the nation’s favourite summer fruits, the delicious strawberry. The ‘Celebrate Strawberry Season’ campaign organised by Bord Bia in partnership with the Irish Soft Fruit Growers Association and the […]

Ireland’s sporting Heroes inspiring young people on and off the Pitch!

During the recent pandemic lockdown, Irish schoolchildren attending DEIS schools were chosen to receive healthy eating food packs containing fresh fruit, vegetables and dairy. In addition to perishable and non-perishable provisions provided to DEIS (Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools) schools by the Department of Social Protection under the ‘School Meals Scheme’, the Department of […]

Bord Bia invites the public to Bloom At Home this May

This summer Bord Bia is encouraging the Irish public to come together and Bloom from their own homes on Sunday, 31st of May.   Bord Bia’s Bloom At Home will feature a series of online events, including Q&As and talks, cookery demonstrations with quality assured, in season produce and entertainment from some of Bord Bia Bloom’s […]

What is the Bord Bia Farm Sustainabilty Platform?

The primary objective of the Bord Bia Farm Sustainability Platform, is to enable the Irish agri sector to quantify and co-ordinate the totality of sustainability activity on Irish farms.  The platform is currently in the early stages of development. It is important to note that the purpose of the platform is not to change or […]

Calling all Tipperary Creative Amateur Gardeners to apply for Bord Bia Bloom 2020!

Bord Bia Bloom festival returns this June bank holiday weekend from 28th May to 1st June in the Phoenix Park, Dublin. With planning well underway, Bord Bia Bloom is calling for budding gardeners from Tipperary to submit entries for the popular Postcard garden category. Postcard gardens offer passionate amateur gardeners, garden clubs, community and GIY […]

Over 7,700 diary entries capture the truth about the nation’s evening meal habits

Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board, has today released the results of an in-depth national study into the evening meal consumption habits of today. Carried out in partnership with Red C Research, this unique study was designed to better understand the changing dynamics of people’s evening mealtime habits, including the gap between what we say […]

Tipperary Drinks Company to Target European Retailers at Trade Fair

Bord Bia and 24 Irish food and drink companies to attend PLMA in Amsterdam   Liqueur maker, Robert A Merry, along with 23 other Irish food and drink companies, travel with Bord Bia to Amsterdam on 21 May for the annual PLMA (Private Label Manufacturers Association) trade event seeking new business with international retailers from […]

Tipperary Farmers win Origin Green Farmer Awards for Beef

  Nicholas Bergin from Roscrea and Noel Farrell from Golden took home top awards for beef farming at this week’s Bord Bia Origin Green Farmer Awards, held at The Heritage Hotel, Killenard on 12th December. Noel Farrell and his wife, Joan, run an 85-cow suckler-to-beef herd alongside a herd of milking goats in Golden. They were […]

South-Tipperary farmers shortlisted for Bord Bia’s Origin Green Farmer Awards

Farmers recognised for sustainable practices in beef, dairy and horticulture @BordBia | @OriginGreen | #OriginGreenAwards John Thompson, and Noel Farrell, from Golden, and Clune Mushrooms, from Clonoulty, have been shortlisted for Bord Bia’s Origin Green Farmer Awards. The biennial awards recognise and reward the exceptional performance being achieved by members of its Sustainable Quality Assurance […]

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