Labelling requirements for foods sold online

As more food producers move to selling their foods online, also called “Distance Selling” whether using their own e-commerce site, via facebook, taking orders via SMS, phone, interactive TV, or supplying via on-line shops such as Amazon and others, its essential that labelling compliance is not overlooked. In summary, the same rules apply to foods sold online as they would if your customer walked…

Understanding Labels

Foods that are wrapped (or pre-packed) have lots of information for consumers printed on the packaging, including the list of ingredients, the nutritional information storage instructions, the weight or volume, storage instructions, cooking instructions and more. If the food isn’t pre-wrapped for sale, then the only information that’s required are the Allergens.

There might also be marketing…

Food & Drink Producers On-line directory

You Order, They Deliver!

New Food & Drink Producers Directory

Spring is Sprung and its a lovely day here. I hope it is where you are too, though I’m afraid we’re not able to go out too far to enjoy it. I’ve been thinking a lot over the past few days about how I might be able to help my food…

Mayo Food & Drink Strategy Workshops

Virtual Workshops & Information Evenings

South West Mayo Development Co. and the Local Enterprise Office Mayo are collaborating on an innovative new project to stimulate food & drink producers in the region, with the aim of developing a strategic plan for the sector to 2025.

The aims of the Mayo Food & Drink Strategy 2025 are to identify…

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Oonagh Monahan - Food Hero!

Oonagh was awarded the Irish Quality Food Awards Food Hero accolade in October. This prestigious event hails top quality food producers and retailers across the country. Oonagh said that the real heroes are the dedicated and passionate food producers with whom she has been fortunate to work with over…

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…

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