FDBusiness.com

Irish Retail and Wholesale Seminar Unlocks UK Export Opportunities

 Breaking News
  • Hilton Food Group to Move into UK Fish Processing Hilton Food Group, the UK-based specialist international meat packing business, has agreed to acquire Icelandic Group UK (Seachill), a leading chilled UK fish processor, for cash consideration of £80.8 million. The acquisition will provide Hilton with entry into the processing and supply of fish in the UK. Robert Watson OBE, chief executive of Hilton Food Group. Founded [...]...
  • UK Health Costs of Obesity Soaring Money spent last year on junk food advertising in the UK far outweighs the amount Government is able to spend on healthy eating campaigns, leading to an unbalanced environment pushing us towards unhealthy choices, according to new analysis by the Obesity Health Alliance (OHA). Junk food brands are spending 27.5 times more on advertising their products [...]...
  • The End of EU Sugar and Isoglucose Quotas Will Benefit All Stakeholders EU sugar and isoglucose production quotas ended on 30 September 2017. At its recent conference at the Bibliothèque Solvay in Brussels, Starch Europe called on all stakeholders to embrace the benefits of this historic development. Speaking at the conference, Starch Europe president, Alain Dufait said: “As an industry, we find ourselves in a time of opportunity. [...]...
  • Scotbeef Purchases Blast Freezer From Blue Cube In a move to boost freezer capacity at its modern plant in Glasgow, leading UK fresh meat processing company, Scotbeef has purchased a BFT40 portable blast freezer from Blue Cube Portable Cold Stores – part of The Turner Group – after renting the unit for several years. Scotbeef is one of the largest privately owned fresh [...]...
  • Kasih Food Revitalises Hummus Range For International Market Kasih Food Production Co, a leading food production company in Jordan, has unveiled a new range of hummus products in Tetra Pak packages. With the new Mézete brand product line, the company aims to increase its share of the hummus market, projected to reach US$1.1 billion globally by 2022, according to Market Research Future. That [...]...

Irish Retail and Wholesale Seminar Unlocks UK Export Opportunities

Irish Retail and Wholesale Seminar Unlocks UK Export Opportunities
March 31
11:13 2011

The second in a series of successful seminars focusing on the UK retail and wholesale market, aimed at Irish food producers and manufacturers looking to explore export opportunities, took place in Cork on Thursday 24th March.

Continuing to gather momentum and interest, the event, organised by Oakland International, welcomed many Irish businesses and included a number of keynote speakers – Gordon Walker of Landmark Wholesale; Liam Gilbert from IGD; Mark Hancock from Kozy Shack; Rob Cross from The Dairy Trader; Peter Massey from May & Raeburn; Tadhg O’Donovan from Glenilen Farm; and Dean Attwell from Oakland International, summing up and then closing the day’s proceedings.

Event speakers detailed crucial elements involved when dealing with UK retailers. Oakland International’s managing director, Dean Attwell, said: “As an experienced multi temperature supply chain specialist, we are well placed to advise on the many complex factors involved when working with UK retailers and wholesalers.”

Market globalisation and economic climate conditions continue to focus industry’s attention on supply chain efficiencies. Godfrey Lydon from the Irish Exporters Association commented: “I thought the speakers were very informative and interesting and everything was very well organised.”

Dean Attwell added: “We have a successful model which is proving extremely effective at explaining and then opening new export opportunities for Irish businesses, with our Cork event once again delivering just that.”

Oakland’s next ‘Breaking in to UK Retail’ event will be held in Belfast on Thursday 16th June 2011. Further details and information, and to register your attendance at the Belfast event, contact Oakland International direct.

CAPTION:

Pictured (left to right):- Steve Young, logistics director from Musgrave Retail Partners Ireland with Oakland International managing director, Dean Attwell.

About Author

colin

colin

Related Articles



Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition 2016

Upcoming Events

  • October 19, 2017PMA Fresh Summit 2017
  • October 21, 2017Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo 2017
  • October 22, 2017Serbotel
  • October 22, 2017Natexpo
AEC v1.0.4

Jobs: Logistics

find food jobs

The Magazine

F&D Business Preferred Suppliers

New Subscriber





Subscribe Here



Advertisements