Food Supports

The Food sector is very important to Meath. There are many supports available to new and existing food producers including funding for eligible businesses, mentoring, networking, management development training and promotional opportunities. In addition, there are programmes that are specifically designed to support businesses in the food sector, as set out below.


Food Starter Programme  

Food Academy Start

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A two day programme designed to help those with a food idea/very early stage of starting up a food business. Overviews the Irish food sector to the specifics of starting a food production business. 


A training programme aimed at supporting and nurturing start-up food businesses. An initiative  with Bord Bia and SuperValu, providing a consistent level of food marketing knowledge to new and early-stage food business owners.