Irish Food News

Food Producer Expansion – Gran Grans Foods Launches New Artisan Pantry Gran Gran’s Food Pantry Post Office Pivot

Gran Gran’s, the popular food producer is undergoing a growth that will see it expand into a new premises in Galway, as well as open a new artisan food pantry and bakery. The food producer, which is located in Loughrea is owned by Nigel and Magaly Murray, who has used the months of the Covid-19 …

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Irish Company Keogh’s Reveal Exciting Winter Flavours For Emirates Passengers

Earlier this year, Emirates announced its partnership with Keogh’s Crisps, the much-loved Irish brand based in Northern Dublin. Available to First Class passengers as part of its Hot Sandwiches and Snacks service, Keogh’s was selected by the Emirates Group following a blind tasting of 15 different brands, of which Keogh’s came out on top. Going …

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K Club Hotel Kildare Festival

Get a Sneak Peek at This Summer’s First Annual Taste of Kildare Festival at The K Club

The first annual Taste of Kildare festival will take place on Sunday, August 19th in the spectacular surroundings of the Walled Garden at the K Club. Taste of Kildare promises to be one of the highlights of Ireland’s food tourism calendar and will feature a vast array of food stands from the county’s leading restaurants, …

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Calling All Food Lovers – The Gourmet Trail is Returning to Cork For This Year’s Oyster Festival

Calling all food lovers! The Cork Gourmet Trail is taking place this year as part of the Cork Oyster Festival and it’s sure to be a wonderful celebration of food and wine. Kicking off in the Metropole Hotel in Cork city with a gin reception at 12 noon sharp, the Cork Gourmet Trail will take …

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Musgrave MarketPlace

Musgrave MarketPlace Donates Over 250,000 Meals to Irish Charities

Musgrave MarketPlace, Ireland’s leading wholesale supplier to foodservice, retail and SME businesses, has donated 115 tonnes of fresh food or over 250,000 meals with a value of €345,000, to charities across Ireland through its two-year partnership with social enterprise, FoodCloud. Speaking about the news, John Pakenham, Business Development Manager at FoodCloud said: “Musgrave MarketPlace has …

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Bord Bia to Boost Irish Food and Drink Industry With Largest Ever Recruitment Drive

There’s great news for the Irish food industry as Bord Bia has announced that it’s commencing recruitment for 29 new positions to support the continued growth and development of Ireland’s world-class food, drink and horticulture industry. This is the largest-ever recruitment drive for the organisation enhancing Bord Bia’s capabilities in the areas of consumer and …

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Burren Slow Food Festival

Get a Glimpse at The Line-Up For This Year’s Burren Slow Food Festival

The Burren Slow Food Festival is taking place this May, with the theme “Taste The Atlantic – A Seafood Journey” taking centre stage. The festival was launched this week in Dublin’s Klaw Seafood Café by chair Birgitta Hedin Curtin in collaboration with BIM and Failte Ireland Food Champion, Niall Sabongi. Speaking about this year’s festival, …

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Simply Simon

Simply Simon’s Authentic New York Deli Experience to Open at Kildare Village

A new venture for the actor, director, cookbook author and presenter, Simon Delaney is launching a Simply Simon’s Authentic New York Deli at Kildare Village this April. Simon fell in love with classic American diner food while working in New York City on hit TV shows like The Good Wife. After successfully launching Simply Simon’s …

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Midleton’s Ferrit & Lee Announced as Just Ask Restaurant of the Month

Head to the rebel county and experience Ferrit & Lee, the Midleton restaurant which has been awarded Just Ask Restaurant of the Month for March. Selected by food writer Georgina Campbell and Bord Bia, the Just Ask Restaurant of the Month rewards eateries across Ireland that exhibit best practices in showing transparency in the sourcing …

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This Well-Known Irish Celebrity Chef Has Been Confirmed as The New Critic on TV3’s The Restaurant

TV3 has confirmed that Irish celebrity chef Rachel Allen will be the new critic on The Restaurant, after Tom Doorley quit last year due to his clash with Marco Pierre White. The news was revealed as part of the station’s spring schedule launch in Dublin today. Rachel Allen was brought up in Dublin and left home …

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What Are You Eating? Here Are Ireland’s Most Googled Recipes For 2017

How do you think your cooking habits compare to the rest of the country? As the year draws to an end, Google has released Ireland’s most searched for recipes of 2017 and the results might surprise you. Spaghetti Bolognese claimed the top spot in the analysis, which may indicate that the easy-to-prepare food was being …

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Irish Food Writers’ Guild Food Awards

Nominations Are Now Open For The 2018 Irish Food Writers’ Guild Awards

The Irish Food Writers’ Guild (IFWG) are now accepting nominations for an award that recognises individuals, businesses or organisations in Ireland that have embraced an ethos of social responsibility to an outstanding level. Now in its third year, this annual award shines a light on initiatives that might otherwise fall under the radar, but that …

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Five Irish Producers Honoured at Prestigious Euro-Toques Food Awards

Five Irish Producers were honoured at the 2017 Euro-Toques Food Awards on Monday evening. Beginning in 1996, the annual awards recognise producers of “food of notable flavour and quality” and are the only awards which are bestowed by Irish chefs. This year’s winners included Gannet Fishmongers  in Galway, with Stefan Griesback accepting the honour for …

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Weekend Food and Drink Event

Korean Street Food, Bottomless Prosecco & More – Top 6 Food and Drink Events this Weekend

The weekend is here and with it the food and drink rituals we’ve been waiting all week to savour. But in between brunch, your weekly takeaway, and drinks with friends there are a host of foodie events that will satisfy every craving. Here are our picks of the five best food and drink events this …

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Top Foodie Destination

Does Your Town Have What it Takes to Become Ireland’s Top Foodie Destination?

Do you think your town has what it takes to become Ireland’s top Foodie Destination for 2017? In association with FBD insurance, the Restaurants Association of Ireland is hoping to celebrate Ireland’s “unique and wonderful food offerings and to encourage local food tourism initiative across the country”. With this in mind, applications are now open …

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Taste of Dublin Festival 2016

Top 5 Food and Drink Events to Savour and Sip to this Weekend June 17-18th

The weekend is here and with it the food and drink rituals we’ve been waiting all week to savour. But in between brunch, your weekly takeaway, and drinks with friends there are a host of foodie events that will satisfy every craving. Here are our picks of the five best food and drink events this …

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Robin Gill on Best Possible Taste Podcast with Sharon Noonan

Best Possible Taste Podcast – An Interview with Irish Chef Robin Gill, the Best Street Food in Limerick and More

In this episode of Best Possible Taste presenter Sharon Noonan brings us to to Litfest, a food and drinks literacy festival at Ballymaloe, Co Cork where she met and chatted to Chef Robin Gill during her visit in May.   Also on this programme Georgina Campbell, one of Ireland’s leading hospitality experts, joins Sharon in …

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