Food Academy Start Programme

Virginia Show Centre
8th May, 24th May, 13th June, 5th July, 1st August, 23rd August
Management Development

This is a food marketing programme aimed at small food businesses with a product that is ready to be commercialised. The programme will enable participants to develop and grow their food business, taking into account the following: (i) market background and understanding the consumer; (ii) core technical issues; (iii) sales; and (iv) development and enhancement.

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Food Academy Pic

The programme will be delivered over a four month duration and will include a combination of group workshops and one-to-one mentoring. 

Participants who complate the programme will be eligible to avail of Bord Bía's suite of follow-on programmes at the appropriate stage in market development.

At the final workshop, participants will get the opportunity to present their product to a panel for SuperValu and, if successful, can participate in a trial based in local shops, which in the right circumstances, could progress over time to a national listing with SuperValu.

The dates for the programme are as follows:

8th MayWorkshop 1
24th MayProposition Day with Bord Bía
13th JuneWorkshop 3
5th JulyWorkshop 4  
1st August

Workshop 5

23rd August

 SuperValu presentation

For more information on the programme, contact us on 046-9097000 or view the programme brochure here.