Journal

Farm Week Column For 15th November 2018 – Michele Shirlow Chief Executive Food NI

Global boost for our dynamic food and hospitality industries in major tourism awards The latest overview of the artisan food market by survey experts Mintel on...
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Farm Week Column for 8 November 2018 – Michele Shirlow Chief Executive Food NI

Chancellor missed golden opportunity to boost growth of two key industries I was more than a little bit disappointed by the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s lack...
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Farm Week Column 25 October – Michele Shirlow Chief Executive

Stunning week of successes in Britain for our smaller food and drink companies   Our dynamic food and drink industry, especially smaller companies, made quite an...
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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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