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Food Works 2016 Closing Date May 10th

The closing date for receipt of applications for the Food Works 2016 Programme is 10th May.

There will be an open evening group session in An Bord Bia, Dublin on the 4th May prior to the programme closing date. Further information can be found on the website: www.foodworksireland.ie

Food Works 2016 is looking…


Allergens in food: scientific advice updated

This article is taken from the European Food Safety Agency and was published as an EFSA News Story on 26 November 2014.

EFSA has updated its scientific advice on food allergens. The Authority's Scientific Opinion looks in detail at all the allergenic products and substances whose presence in food must be…


Food Academy for Mayo Food Producers!

Calling food Producers in Mayo - I will be delivering the next Food Academy in October and November! Mayo Local Enterprise Office, in conjunction with Bord Bia and Musgraves (Supervalu), will run the Food Academy programme in Lough Lannagh, Castlebar on: 29th October 09:00-17:00 5th November…


HBAN Food Investor Syndicate looking for food companies to fund!

The Halo Business Angel Network (HBAN) is setting up a HBAN Food Investor Syndicate. I have been asked via the Enterprise Ireland Mentor Network (of which I am one!) to bring this to the…


Last call to Food & Drink producers to enter awards competition!

The Ulster Bank Business Achievers awards competition closes on September 26th and this is a shout out to Food & Drink producers to enter - do it!! There are several categories but the one of interest is the Food and Drink Award One of our largest indigenous and most sustainable industries, this category celebrates outstanding…


Quality Training for Food Companies Selling in the UK

Group Learner Ltd. is based in Co. Donegal and provides a compliance training system for the Food industry. They have just signed an exclusive agreement with the UK's Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) that fully Accredits and Endorses their Food training platform. What this means is that all their customers are now meeting the required compliance level as set out but CIEH - the leading…


Irish Food Awards call for entries!

We are delighted to announce the 5th annual Blas na hEireann, Irish Food Awards. These national Awards are the recognised benchmark for the best quality Irish food products and winning an Award and using the Blas logo will help you market your products to a wider audience. Quite simply it is a symbol that you can trust when shopping for excellent food and drink at your local retailer. Entry forms…


Oonagh Eats - my new food blog at oonagheats.com for all about what's happening in the food world!

I love my grub! Anything to do with cooking, eating, talking about, looking at, watching, learning, producers, markets, you name it, makes me happy. And to balance this, I walk the roads of Leitrim with Rex to work off the calories. Its not easy½.but someone has to do it! Holidays, travel and day to day generally have food as a central consideration. Questions such as: where is there to eat around…


€5 million provided to support the creation and development of Agri-Food enterprises in Rural Ireland

Happy days ! Phil Hogan, T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government announced today (6th March, 2012) that €5 million in funding will be provided in 2012/2013 to support the creation and development of Agri-Food enterprises in rural Ireland. Based on recent research conducted by the Local Development sector this funding has the potential to create more than 200 jobs directly…


Food Research positions in China

South China University of Technology (SCUT) is establishing a new Food Engineering Research Centre. SCUT is now recruiting high-talented researchers internationally to join the Centre. Further details on the vacancies can be found at http://222.201.132.23:8088/article/art624.htm Please note that applications should be sent directly to Prof Xin-An Zeng in SCUT at xazeng@scut.edu.cn before 15 February…


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