Journal

Farm Week Column 18 October – Michele Shirlow Chief Executive

Why it’s good to say more Peas Please for a healthier diet   Consuming more plant based foods is now widely accepted as a route to...
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Farm Week Column 11 October – Michele Shirlow Chief Executive

Congratulations Rooney Fish on winning Irish food title…and the dozens of local award winners I was delighted to be part of the hugely successful Blas na...
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Michele Shirlow Chief Executive Food NI – Farm Week 27th Sept 2018

Collaboration is key to the success of Food Heartlands   What a privilege it was to be a guest at the biennial Food Heartland awards held...
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Michele Shirlow – Farm Week Column 6th September 2018.

Organic Cider Vinegar from Natural Umber strikes gold in Great Taste Awards 2018 Congratulations to Food NI member Natural Umber on winning the Northern Ireland Golden...
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Michele Shirlow for Hospitality Review August/ September

The Great Taste Awards has once again showcased the premium quality, variety and innovation underpinning the food and drink industry here. This year’s results were announced...
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Michele Shirlow – Farm Week Column 16th August 2018

Focus on excellence key to long-term growth of our food and hospitality A key focus of Food NI is to encourage and assist the food and...
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Michele Shirlow – Farm Week Column 9th August 2018

Awards great endorsement of the quality of our food and drink and the skills of producers I was delighted to see so many Food NI member...
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Michele Shirlow – Farm Week Column 2nd August 2018

Brexit uncertainty poses serious threat to our ambitious food and drink producers There was a timely reminder last week of just how important Great Britain is...
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Michele Shirlow – Farm Week Column 26th July 2018

Food and drink key source of start-up enterprise and export growth The huge contribution of the food and drink in international sales was showcased earlier in...
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Michele Shirlow – Farm Week Column 19th July 2018

Food NI bringing our quality wheaten bread to consumers in Great Britain Food NI will be supporting the Tiptree World Bread Awards again this year as...
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