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Food company funding to face up to Brexit

Intertrade Ireland is specifically targeting food businesses in offering its Brexit supports.

……can you afford to lose out post Brexit? If you are unsure where to start, InterTradeIreland have €2250 support available to help you do get prepared.

Have you looked at potential tariffs for each of your products ?

Will you need to complete custom declarations documents if importing/exporting…


New one day course! Top Ten Tips for Starting Your Own Small Food Business!

Having just finished training a great group of early stage food producers in Mayo in November and another group in Leitrim in January & February on the Food Starter programme from Bord Bia, I'm delighted now to bring you my new, very special, one day course which…


Oonagh Monahan awarded Chartered Scientist stauts!

In December 2018, Oonagh was delighted to be awarded Chartered Scientist status by the Institute of Food Science and Technology. The Chartered Scientist qualification is awarded to scientists who meet the high standards required and demands a commitment to continuing professional development. It is intended to ensure high and improving standards across all…


Please help our study by taking this short survey!

Do you or will you potential have a need for a dedicated food unit or kitchen space in Longford? If so, please help with my feasibility study by taking this short survey, thank you!



Where can you rent kitchen space?

A number of food units around the country can be rented by the hour, week or longer term. Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs), Councils, the Rural Development Companies and some community and private enterprises have built proper food units finished to food production standard that you can rent – contact your local council, community office or enterprise company to enquire. Here is a selection on the…


Calling food science teachers!

Oonagh Monahan is an approved mentor with the Institute of Food Science and Technology. So if you're a food science teacher and you're looking for someone to talk to your class, then give Oonagh a call! She can talk about bread, food business, food science and technology, whatever you need! Check out the IFST's resources for food science teachers here.


National Food & Drink Summit in Croke Park on June 12th!

Oonagh wil be speaking at the National Food & Drink Summit on June 12th 2018 in the Croke Park Conference Centre. For more details check out https://foodindustry.ie



Money for Jam 2nd Edition Launched!


Food Producers! How do you distribute your food?

Hello Food Producers!

Getting your foods to market, I mean physically getting them there, can be very challenging. Distributors, couriers, wholesalers, agents...quite a complex system. We are trying to help simplify all of the arrangements you have to make and would really benefit from your input!

If you could just answer this short survey,


Calling Food Distributors!

In order to develop a baseline of current arrangements that food distributors make with producers, we have developed this short survey for food distributors (there is a separate one for food producers). Your input would be greatly appreciated, thank you!


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