Journal

Raise A Glass To Whitewater Brewery In Castlewellan On Outstanding Success In Great Taste Awards!

It was quite a night for Whitewater Brewery in Castlewellan, a Food NI member, at this year’s gala Great Taste dinner in London on Sunday evening....
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Heartland Pumps for Ambitious Smaller Companies

What a tremendous pleasure and great privilege to invited to the celebrations for Great Taste Award winners organised by the Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough...
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Michele Shirlow MBE – Farm Week Column 8 August 2019

I always get very irritated when people in the ‘corridors of power’ attempt to dismiss the food and drink industry here for not being ‘techy’ or...
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Michele Shirlow MBE – Farm Week Column 4 July 2019

It’s great to see Comber Earlies back in the shops and supermarkets again and in time for last weekend’s colourful carnival celebration of the tasty spud...
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Michele Shirlow for Farm Week 13 June 2019

What a beautiful setting the Palace Demesne in Armagh proved to be for the annual Northern Ireland Tourism Awards in association with Diageo Northern Ireland. The...
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Michele Shirlow MBE – Farm Week Column 5 June 2019

We are delighted to be supporting Taste the Island, a celebration of our food and drink. It will deliver world class food and drink experiences across...
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Michele Shirlow MBE – Farm Week Column 2nd May

A recent report from the UK Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) emphasised the “strategic importance” of the agri-food industry to the economy. It...
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Michele Shirlow MBE – Farm Week Column 4th April 2019

Getting to know the people behind our fabulous food and drink has never been easier   For me, food and drink and tourism have always been...
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Michele Shirlow MBE – Farm Week Column 28th March 2019

Our showcase of premium local food and drink at London’s iconic Borough Market is over again for another year. And what a tremendously successful initiative it...
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Michele Shirlow MBE – Farm Week Column 28th February 2019

Being informed by one of our companies winning significant business from participation in a promotional event that we’ve organised is always very heartening.   It was...
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