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Cork company targets bigger slice of pizza market with new factory

Saturday Pizza saw demand for their delicious frozen pizza rise 150% in the first six months of 2020 - they increased production and moved to a larger premises with the help of a Business Expansion Grant from LEO South Cork

FOOD ACADEMY NOW LOOKING FOR A NEW WAVE OF FOOD PRODUCERS

The hugely successful Food Academy programme is now open for budding food and drink entrepreneurs in across the country. The programme, which is run by the Local Enterprise Offices in partnership with SuperValu and Bord Bia, is now open for applications until the 26th June for its latest intake

NEW ONLINE FOOD PROGRAMME SET TO GROW IRISH PRODUCERS

An innovative new online food programme, from the Local Enterprise Offices, is set to boost the number of Irish food start-ups. The Digital School of Food is the first of its kind in Europe and gives food entrepreneurs expert advice and guidance, from their home, office or kitchen.

COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment - How to claim the Emergency Payment

The COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment is a payment of €350 per week. It is available to all employees and the self-employed who have lost their job due to the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. The Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment will be in place for the duration of the crisis.