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Jay Rayner hosts The Kitchen Cabinet at Derry’s Guildhall

Derry’s rising reputation as a foodie destination takes another giant leap forward this week when BBC Radio 4’s culinary panel show, The Kitchen Cabinet, comes from...
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Derry to host NI’s first Slow Food Festival

The best of local, clean, fair food will be on the menu when Derry City and Strabane District Council hosts Northern Ireland’s first Slow Food Festival...
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Dale Farm says “oh yes we will” to sponsorship of pantomime

– Dale Farm, Northern Ireland’s largest dairy company, to sponsor this year’s Grand Opera House pantomime, Cinderella With 40,000 tickets already sold, Dale Farm has been...
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Mash Direct Win ‘Irish Food Oscar’ in Dublin for “Exceptionally Superb” Vegetable Burgers

Last night local Comber food business, Mash Direct, picked up the Irish Quality Food Award for their Vegetable Burgers at a glitzy ceremony in Mansion House,...
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Bread and Baking Month is just what you knead!

September is a wonderful time for lovers of Northern Ireland’s wide and tempting ranges of breads and buns. Not only is this month dedicated to Bread...
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Food can transform rural communities

I read with considerable interest the comments of Kevin Sheridan, chair of the Taste Council of Ireland and co-owner of Sheridan’s Cheesemongers in Dublin, at the...
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Great NI beef cuts the mustard

Great Taste Supreme Champion 2016 is awarded to Glenarm Shorthorn 4 Rib Roast from Hannan Meats From 10,000 entries in Great Taste this year, the prestigious...
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Two Food NI Members Win NI Heat of British Street Food Awards

Two meat producers have won prizes in the first ever Northern Ireland heat of the British Street Food Awards which was held at Hillsborough Oyster Festival....
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Belfast on a plate cookbook launched at City Hall

Twenty Belfast chefs have contributed recipes to a stunning new book called “Belfast on a Plate”. It was launched last night at Belfast City Hall and...
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Food NI Chief welcomes ‘Outstanding Success’ on Hannan Meats

Winning the Great Taste Supreme Champion award for the second time is an outstanding achievement by Food NI member Hannan Meats, Food NI Chief Executive Michele...
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