Sustainable Packaging and Exporting in the Food Industry

This third event in the series will explore 

  • sustainable packaging for the food sector - outlining packaging trends and sourcing of sustainable packaging/solutions in the Irish Market
  • developing export opportunities for speciality foods - there is an opportunity to have a 1-2-1 conversation after the presentation about specific commerical opportunities.


10.30 11.00 - Packaging Trends and sustainability communications - Aisling Wixted and Aoife Lehane from Greenhouse Marketing - Food Packaging and and communications specialists

11.00-11.30 Sourcing sustainable packaging /solutions in the Irish Market - Down to Earth Materials are the primary sourcing company for sustainable materials for food service and food manufacturers in Ireland. They will go through the process of sourcing materials, the science and definitions behind this new emerging area and will be available to meet all of the food companies afterwards to discuss individual requirements.

11.30 -12.00 Developing export opportunities for speciality foods - Peter Madden from Foro International.  Faro International is based in Santry, Dublin 9, Ireland. They specialise in delivering tailored product sourcing and supply solutions for an extensive list of internationally based customers. They cover all product types and temperatures and work closely with customers in delivering long term sustainable value. Foro have over 30 years experience in retail, wholesale and foodservice industries and work closely with their supply base 

12.00 - 12.30 Q&A

This event is taking place on Wednesday, 18th September between 10.30a.m. & 12.30p.m. (tea/coffee available from 10.00a.m.) in Coachhouse Coffee, Kilmacthomas, Co. Waterford.

Book your Free Place at this event.