Food event to help producers unlock export potential

Insights into selling Irish food to airlines, retailers and hotels on the menu

OG RP at FOn 7th October, Dublin Food Chain, which is supported by the Local Enterprise Offices, Bord Bia and the Irish Exporters Association, will hold an event at the Radisson Blu Hotel Dublin Airport as part of Fingal Enterprise Week 2014. 

The 'Food on the Move' event aims to bring small food producers and new start-ups face to face with buyers, which can help them unlock the export potential within their food brands.

Exports of Irish-made food and drink grew by 9% in 2013 and could reach €12 billion by 2020, according to Bord Bia. Irish food and drink brands are benefiting from this growth and there are substantial new market and sales opportunities for smaller food producers and new start-ups as well.

Dublin Food Chain has invited food and beverage buyers from Ryanair, Bewley’s Coffee and Topaz to share insights and industry ‘top tips’ with food producers, looking to make a breakthrough into new markets.

New consumer research from Britvic, along with food manufacturer master classes from successful Irish brands based in Fingal, Keelings and Country Crest, are also on the menu at the event.Ten up and coming Irish food manufacturers are also being offer the opportunity to host tastings at the event.

For more information on the Food on the Move event please click here

Further information on other Fingal Enteprise Week 2014 events can be found here