Journal

Michele Shirlow Farm Week Column 14th Jan

To say that I was disheartened by the proposed ratesrevaluation of the hospitality sector here is an understatement. I was disappointed to hear about the new...
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Michele Shirlow Farm Week 9th Jan

We clearly need to stand together as an industry during the 2020’s as Brexit is completed and replaced by negotiations on a potential trade deal with...
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Michele Shirlow Farm Week Column 2nd Jan

New Year is a great time to cast a glance back at what happened in the year now ended but more importantly to look forward to...
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In Praise Of The Achievements Of Our Ambitious Food And Drink Firms

To celebrate the outstanding successes of our food and drink members we were delighted to host a reception for companies which had won a host of...
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Top UK Quality Awards To Two Local Food Specialists For Their Fabulous And Original Foods

I am delighted to begin this week’s review of the latest developments in the food and drink industry here by extending warmest congratulations to two local...
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Michele Shirlow Farm Week Coloum 28th Nov

I had the great privilege to be a guest at the launch last week of another hugely impressive initiative by Henderson Wholesale which will produce worthwhile...
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Michele Shirlow Farm Week Coloum 21st Nov

One of the real joys of my job as chief executive of FoodNI is the opportunity it provides to promote our amazing food and drink here...
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Michele Shirlow Farm Week Coloum 15th November

Tourism NI recently introduced an imaginative and exciting new marketing identity for Northern Ireland tourism at the influential World Travel Market in London, it is great...
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Michele Shirlow Farm Week Coloum 7th Nov

Congratulations to Executive Head Chef Noel McMeel and his team at the Catalina restaurant, Lough Erne Resort, onbeing named Overall Winner in a public vote in...
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Award Wins Keep Our Fabulous Food And Drink To The Fore In Britain And Ireland

The importance of the market in Britain for our ambitious food and drink companies was reinforced by the achievements of a host of local companies, many...
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