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Derry and Strabane’s Year of Food has Lift off!

Derry City and Strabane District Council’s Year of Food 2016 celebrations “took off” with an Ulster fry-up of local produce for passengers arriving at City of...
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Nominations are now open for the 2016 Janus Awards

It’s time to nominate your best people – colleagues or industry friends for the 21st Annual Janus Awards for Professionalism. Exclusive to Northern Ireland, the Janus...
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BBC Food & Farming Awards 2016: BBC Cook of the Year

TV’s Gastronaut Stefan Gates teams up with chef and food writer Allegra McEvedy to lead the search for BBC Cook of the Year. BBC Radio 4’s...
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Year of Food and Drink events boost business!

Article written by Michele Shirlow for Farm Week- 21st January 2016 Two cornerstone events for Year of Food and Drink are currently being finalised and will...
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Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend calls for willing farmers

The search is on to find farms willing to open their gates and fields to participate in Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend 2016. The event,...
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Year of Food Sales Powered by Service Pilot

Have you got what it takes to showcase our tastiest produce and sell NI as a foodie destination? Are you ready to make the most of...
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Food Heartland ready for NI Year of Food & Drink 2016

Agri-food producers from the Food Heartland are ready for the NI Year of Food & Drink 2016, today launching both their new Food Heartland Brand and...
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Local brewery books extended stay with the Merchant Hotel

Mourne Mountains Brewery announces new deal to supply iconic Belfast hotel and its public house The Cloth Ear One of Northern Ireland’s newest craft brewers, Mourne...
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Call for entries – The 2016 Mighty Spud Awards

Nominate your favourite chippy chip or 5*creamy mash in the 2016 Mighty Spud Awards Chef Paula McIntyre is leading the search for the best potato dishes...
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Marvellous boost from Tesco will strengthen economy

Year of Food and Drink was given a marvellous boost last week by Tesco Northern Ireland in the shape of a £500,000 promotional campaign to showcase...
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