Food Business Programmes

Food Business Programmes from the LEO

Digital School of Food

digital school of food

This free six-part online course is designed to take you  from Business Idea to Development, and prep you for the Food & Drink Starter Programme

Digital School of Food

Food & Drink Starter 

food starter

This Programme is a two-day workshop for food entrepreneurs, who have taken steps to develop their product and are familiar with fundamentals of running a business

Food & Drink Starter Programme

Food Academy

food academy

Understand pricing, margins, food packaging and safety, and the opportunity to pitch to Super Valu. Applicaitons close 26th April 2021

Applications for 2021 now Closed

Grow with Aldi

grow with aldi

Grow with Aldi is a Special-buy programme to help the very best small to medium sized Irish suppliers in building their brand and gain exposure to a national market

Grow with Aldi

Kickstart with Lidl


Kick Start is a supplier development programme to give Irish food & drink suppliers the chance to showcase their products and grow their business nationally through Lidl 

Kick Start with Lidl


food mentoring

The LEO has specialised mentors on its panel in many areas, including food development, branding, and marketing. Apply for further one-to-one support

Apply for Mentoring Here