Kickstart Your Food Business Programme

Friday 16th & 23rd February 2018
9.30 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.
Business Training

The ‘Kickstart Your Food Business’ programme is targeted primarily at those people interested in exploring the possibility of starting a food business, as well as those at an early stage looking to develop their business further. The standalone programme will compliment the full Monaghan LEO ‘Start Your Own Business’ programme and the Bord Bia/Musgrave/LEO Food Academy Start programme or possibly lead into the Enterprise Ireland Food Works programme.

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Course Overview

Workshops – 2 full days (9:30 to 16:30) Friday 16th & 23rd February 2018 

Day/Module One Workshop

  • Idea generation
  • How to carry out market research.
  • Build a basic marketing plan.
  • Identify how much it might cost to set up a food business.
  • The crucial role of branding & packing.
  • How to get your food to the customer.

Day/Module Two Workshop

  • Legislation & Registration of the business/ Insurances
  • How to determine your selling price & pricing strategy.
  • Financial aspects of running a business

One on site visit per participant to compliment the workshops.

Training Methodology

All course materials will be tailor.ed to meet the requirements of the participants in the group

Book and pay online at: or contact Monaghan LEO at or 047-71818