Food Marketing Mentoring Clinic 27th July LEO211451

27th July
1 & 1/4 Hr

FREE mentoring clinic to look at your food business - ways to market it, pricing a product, h&s regulations etc Telephone/Online Mentoring. Mentoring provided by Alison Cummins

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We are offering complimentary mentoring to help you with look at innovative ways to market your food business in Co. Westmeath, do you need assistance in pricing your product, looking at routes to market, what H&S rules you should meet - this clinic will help you.

You will be requested to fill out an application form which will give the consultant some information on the type of marketing you use and some background to your business.  On completion you will be required to fill out a one page evaluation form.

Please note: Strictly for businesses trading more than 6 months.

Topics covered in this mentoring clinic may include-

Costing and pricing 


Processing, automation and output 

Legal Labelling 

EHO requirements

Margin requirements for Wholesale/Retail

Logistics and distribution 

Equipping a food production space 

HACCP Plan requirements 


This 1 Hour & 15 mins session will be delivery via Zoom, online or telephone.  The business mentor will contact business owners prior to the meeting to organise the exact time of meeting.

Date: 27th July

Mentor: Alison Cummins.

Alison is a Food Industry expert with 15-years hands-on experience that includes working with large food service clients and can help clients understand that foodservice is a completely different proposition to retail requiring a different approach. 

She works as a consultant with micro businesses and SME’s supporting and assisting them to export and increase their turnover. 

Her clients include a hospitality and leisure food service /facilities management company operating in 80 countries and the World’s largest contract foodservice company employing over 500,000 people headquartered in the UK.  

She can assist companies with regulatory compliance working with Food Regulators (FSAI, GB/NI Food Standards Authority) to establish criteria and pathway to accreditation for food products entering the Irish, European, UK and NI markets. 

Alisons qualifications include a BSc (Hons) Food Science & technology, BSc Process Technologies and MSc Food Business Management. 

Please Note

If businesses require mentoring in areas not covered in these clinics, please email requests to and we will organise a mentoring clinic to meet your business need.