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Growing Kale Sales in NI ahead of National Kale Day

It is National Kale Day, and with kale now recognised as one of the leading food trends in the food and fitness sector, the popularity of...
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What a dish!

Hastings serves up winter warmers this October for the NI Year of Food and Drink 2016 Northern Ireland’s Year of Food and Drink continues into October,...
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Local food companies set to compete in Flavour of the North Final

Five food companies are set to compete in the Henderson Foodservice Flavour of the North final in Belfast on 11 October. Each of the companies was...
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Salami a ‘cure’ for diversity challenge

Article by Sam Butler in News Letter on 4 October on Ispini Charcuterie, Aughnacloy A book on pork from his wife led Tyrone pig farmer Jonny...
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Cider makers toast success in all-Ireland awards

Twenty major awards including almost 17 golds were won by Northern Ireland companies in the region’s best ever performance in the annual Blas na hEireann Irish...
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Flavours from the Med in Broughshane

Sam Butler talked to Shay Mullan and Hugh Cushnan of Tom & Ollie, an enterprising business in Broughshane, Co. Antrim that’s creating new flavours and highly...
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Companies hope for success in Irish Food Awards

Article written by Food NI CEO Michele Shirlow for Farm Week 29/09/2016 Around 40 local companies will be hoping to come away from Dingle this weekend...
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Belfast Bar Cuckoo Gets a £450,000 Revamp and Reveals Plans for a New Beer Garden

Popular Lisburn Road bar Cuckoo has reopened its doors to the public following the completion of a £450,000 refurbishment. The establishment, which is owned by the...
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Noel is king of Enniskillen Castle at Restaurant Week

Enniskillen Castle played host to more than 90 guests as part of the first ever Fermanagh Restaurant Week. Lough Erne Executive Chef Noel McMeel celebrated the...
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Happy hens crack award challenges

Sam Butler looks at the success at Cavanagh Free-Range Eggs in today’s News Letter. Cavanagh Free-Range Eggs in Fermanagh, winner of the Best Artisan/Micro Food Producer...
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