Food Business development, Innovation, Funding & Networking



If you have a food business that you want to develop or you're thinking about starting one, then you've come to the right place! You’ll notice some great features here including free e-books and other resources for download as well as links to buy the 2nd edition of “Money for Jam” directly!

And if you'd would like to keep up to date with all the latest information from us about Innovation, R&D Tax Credits, funding, food business development and more please sign up to our Blog.

Next Speaking Engagement

Food Starter programme

February 11th & 25th (2 days) via Zoom

For new and aspiring food and drinks producers in Monaghan, Cavan, Louth & Meath Book here!

Food Business Consulting

We can help you with all aspects of your food business, from startup to growth, identifying potential funding sources and making applications, feasibility studies & business planning, providing technical consultancy, developing strategy, preparing for export, name it!

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Do you carry out R&D in your food business? Are you availing of the R&D Tax Credits from Revenue or HMRC? Are you getting enough?! Oonagh is also a technical advisor for R&D Tax Credits, so contact her now for details!

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If you have ever thought that you'd like to start your own food business, but are not sure quite where to begin, who to ask, or what to do, then this is the book for you! It covers the legislation, the opportunity, the market, routes to market, food safety and hygiene, food labelling, packaging, branding, nutrition claims, allergens, financial management and resources as well as lots of great case studies in bread and baking, jams, honey & preserves, duck eggs, icecream, yogurt, cheese & butter, fermented foods, meat and more.

“Oonagh is a brilliant facilitator with energy and drive which keeps the enthusiasm and optimism flowing in the SWIBN group. Always a pleasure to attend the group meetings as a result.”
Brenda Crowley (CEO, CMD Training Institute, Executive Business Coach & Mentor)

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