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Fiid Tames the Lions Den at the 2019 National Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition

    Fiid Tames the Lions Den at the 2019 National Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition

Fiid, the producer of ambient vegan ready meals, emerged as the winning start-up business from the Lions Den competition held at the recent 2019 National Food & Drink Business Conference

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Edinburgh’s First Single Malt Whisky Distillery For 90 Years Opens

    Edinburgh’s First Single Malt Whisky Distillery For 90 Years Opens

Holyrood Distillery has opened its doors to bring single malt whisky distilling back to the centre of Scotland’s capital city for the first time in almost 100 years. Holyrood Distillery,

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Irish Food & Drink Start-ups Encouraged to Enter Food Works Accelerator Programme Supports Valued at Over €50,000

    Irish Food & Drink Start-ups Encouraged to Enter Food Works Accelerator Programme Supports Valued at Over €50,000

Food Works, an initiative of Bord Bia, Enterprise Ireland and Teagasc, is calling on food and drink entrepreneurs throughout the country to apply for its 2020 programme. The supports offered

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Teeling Whiskey Distillery ‘Maturing Nicely’ as it Celebrates Fourth Anniversary

    Teeling Whiskey Distillery ‘Maturing Nicely’ as it Celebrates Fourth Anniversary

Teeling Whiskey, the Irish whiskey producer which was founded in 2012, is celebrating the fourth anniversary of its award-winning distillery. In June 2015, Teeling Whiskey began a new chapter in

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Mondelēz International Invests in Prebiotic Functional Snacks

    Mondelēz International Invests in Prebiotic Functional Snacks

Mondelēz International has taken a minority investment in Uplift Food, a US-based early-stage start-up focusing on prebiotic functional foods. This is the first venture investment the company is making as

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Social Enterprise ‘Brewgooder’ Secures Biggest Ever Listing

    Social Enterprise ‘Brewgooder’ Secures Biggest Ever Listing

Scottish beer brand ‘Brewgooder’ has secured a new UK listing with Tesco that will significantly advance its mission to bring clean water access to one million people. Representing its biggest

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New Online Course Targets Irish Food Start-ups

    New Online Course Targets Irish Food Start-ups

A new ‘Digital School of Food’ has been launched, aimed at enabling food start-ups to grow and succeed. An initiative of the Dublin Food Chain and the Local Enterprise Offices

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Food Start-up Innovation Challenge – Apply Now!

    Food Start-up Innovation Challenge – Apply Now!

As part of Hi Europe & Ni 2018, trade show organizer UBM will showcase some of the most promising start-ups involved in the F&B industry. Applications for the Start-up Innovation

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What Today’s Food Companies Can Learn From Start-ups

    What Today’s Food Companies Can Learn From Start-ups

Only 0.5% of food product launches achieve success in the marketplace. For food companies to beat those odds, real innovation is a key factor for product success. Practical Innovation — an innovation

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PepsiCo Reveals the 10 Finalists Joining its 2018 Nutrition Greenhouse Programme

    PepsiCo Reveals the 10 Finalists Joining its 2018 Nutrition Greenhouse Programme

PepsiCo has announced the 10 entrepreneurs that will form the second class of its health and wellness incubator in Europe. First launched in 2017 to support the next generation of

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TOP Develops Technology Platform For Dairy Farmers

    TOP Develops Technology Platform For Dairy Farmers

TOP from Wageningen in the Netherlands is developing a technology platform that enables dairy farmers to sell bottled milk from individual cows. With the technology it will be possible to

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Innovation at the Heart of Northern Ireland Craft Brewery

    Innovation at the Heart of Northern Ireland Craft Brewery

Walled City Brewery, located in Derry’s exciting new cultural quarter Ebrington Square, has been assisted by Invest Northern Ireland to develop a new craft beer. Master Brewer, James Huey used

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Confidence Takes a Knock as Brexit Jitters Take Their Toll on UK Food and Drink Industry

    Confidence Takes a Knock as Brexit Jitters Take Their Toll on UK Food and Drink Industry

UK food and drink manufacturers are feeling the pinch of Brexit uncertainty but are striding ahead with investment plans to boost productivity, automation and new product development, according to new

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Deliveroo to Make All Staff Shareholders

    Deliveroo to Make All Staff Shareholders

Deliveroo, the leading food delivery company, has announced that it is to make all of its employees shareholders in the company and give them equity. The move will mean all

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PepsiCo Extends Nutrition Greenhouse Programme to Support Food and Beverage Brands of the Future

    PepsiCo Extends Nutrition Greenhouse Programme to Support Food and Beverage Brands of the Future

PepsiCo has announced the second year of its Nutrition Greenhouse incubator programme, an initiative designed to discover and nurture breakthrough brands in the food and beverage sector. Issuing an open call for

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English Craft Brewer Reaches Crowdfunding Target

    English Craft Brewer Reaches Crowdfunding Target

English independent craft beer company, The Five Points Brewing Company, has smashed its crowdfunding target of £750,000 with a week to spare. The Five Points Brewing Co, located in the heart of

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Pure Roast Coffee Invests in Future Growth

    Pure Roast Coffee Invests in Future Growth

Lisburn-based Pure Roast Coffee is doubling its workforce and boosting its capabilities to accommodate a growing customer base outside Northern Ireland. The business specialises in the roasting, packaging and distribution

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Food and Drink Suppliers in Northern Ireland Get A ‘Kick Start’ From Lidl

    Food and Drink Suppliers in Northern Ireland Get A ‘Kick Start’ From Lidl

Lidl is championing local suppliers with the roll-out of their Kick Start Supplier Development Programme aimed at giving food and drink companies in Northern Ireland the chance to have their

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It’s Take Off For Cork’s Food and Drink Producers

    It’s Take Off For Cork’s Food and Drink Producers

Taste Cork is teaming up with The Loop at Cork Airport to showcase the very best of Cork’s outstanding, locally produced food and drink products to the more than 2.3

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Ardgowan Secures £1 Million to Build Malt Whisky Distillery and Visitor Centre

    Ardgowan Secures £1 Million to Build Malt Whisky Distillery and Visitor Centre

A project to build a new lowland Scotch malt whisky distillery and visitor centre in Inverclyde has taken major step forward with the award of nearly £1 million from the

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England’s First Self-built Distillery Set to Begin Gin Production

    England’s First Self-built Distillery Set to Begin Gin Production

A boutique Yorkshire-based gin and whisky distillery is nearing completion, with 75% of the build finished and gin distillation set to begin early in the new year. England’s first self-built whisky

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Ireland’s Leading Food and Drink Companies to be Recognised at Bord Bia’s Industry Awards

    Ireland’s Leading Food and Drink Companies to be Recognised at Bord Bia’s Industry Awards

More than 350 Irish food and drink industry leaders will gather for Bord Bia’s biennial Food and Drink awards, hosted by Broadcaster Miriam O’Callaghan, on Wednesday 29th November in the RDS Concert

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English Farm Diversification Business Wins Two Rural Awards

    English Farm Diversification Business Wins Two Rural Awards

A Yorkshire Wolds farm diversification business has won two rural business awards within a fortnight of each other. Wold Newton-based

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Danone Invests in Frozen Organic Baby Food Start-up

    Danone Invests in Frozen Organic Baby Food Start-up

Danone, through its a corporate venture capital unit, Danone Manifesto Ventures, has become a shareholder of Yooji, the French start-up

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Sweet Dreams For UK Chocolatier After Factory Investment

    Sweet Dreams For UK Chocolatier After Factory Investment

UK-based chocolatier Sweetdreams has invested £500,000 in a new 15,000 sq ft factory which will drastically increase the company’s output

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Innovate or Evaporate

    Innovate or Evaporate

‘Innovate or Evaporate’ was the stark message from Tim Casey (pictured above), Country Manager at Innocent Drinks, when speaking at

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Innis & Gunn Raises Additional Capital With Equity Sale

    Innis & Gunn Raises Additional Capital With Equity Sale

US-based L Catterton, the largest consumer-focused private equity firm in the world, is purchasing a minority stake of 27.9% in

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Ireland’s Gin Revolution Continues With Creation of New Gin Group

    Ireland’s Gin Revolution Continues With Creation of New Gin Group

The Irish Spirits Association has hosted the inaugural meeting of Ireland’s gin producers, to represent this re-emerging Irish food and

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Fifth Acquisition For Frutarom in 2017

    Fifth Acquisition For Frutarom in 2017

Frutarom Industries, one of the world’s 10 largest companies in the field of flavours and natural specialty fine ingredients, continues

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Douglas Laing Confirms Scotch Whisky Distillery and New Head Office Plans

    Douglas Laing Confirms Scotch Whisky Distillery and New Head Office Plans

A new £10.7 million urban whisky distillery and bottling complex is to be built on the banks of the River

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Müller UK & Ireland Supports Britain’s Dairy Farmers

    Müller UK & Ireland Supports Britain’s Dairy Farmers

Müller UK & Ireland, Britain’s largest producer of branded and private label fresh milk, butter, yogurt, desserts and dairy ingredients

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Irish National Farm Survey Enterprise Factsheets Published

    Irish National Farm Survey Enterprise Factsheets Published

Teagasc (the Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority) has published its annual farm enterprise level analysis based on its National

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Quintessential Brands Raises €28 Million For the Dublin Liberties Whiskey Distillery

    Quintessential Brands Raises €28 Million For the Dublin Liberties Whiskey Distillery

Quintessential Brands has announced a major investment in the Dublin Liberties Distillery Company including new banking facilities. It has agreed

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£6.5 Million Plant Gives Added Sparkle to English Spring Water Company

    £6.5 Million Plant Gives Added Sparkle to English Spring Water Company

A new bottling line is set to boost production of Harrogate Spring Water, the UK’s fastest-growing independent bottled water brand. Harrogate

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PepsiCo Reveals the Breakthrough Nutrition Brands Joining its New Incubator Programme

    PepsiCo Reveals the Breakthrough Nutrition Brands Joining its New Incubator Programme

PepsiCo has announced the eight emerging nutrition, health and wellness brands that will join its first collaborative incubator programme in

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‘Taste the Atlantic- a Seafood Journey’ Trail Expands to Embrace Irish Food Tourism Opportunity

    ‘Taste the Atlantic- a Seafood Journey’ Trail Expands to Embrace Irish Food Tourism Opportunity

Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency and Fáilte Ireland have announced that the ‘Taste the Atlantic- a Seafood Journey’ trail,

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Microsoft Dynamics NAV & SI Foodware -One Integrated Standard Solution

The food and beverage sector is dealing with constantly changing requirements imposed by clients and suppliers such as exchanging messages

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O’Kale Krisps Wins University College Dublin’s 2017 Start-Up Programme For Students

    O’Kale Krisps Wins University College Dublin’s 2017 Start-Up Programme For Students

University College Dublin (UCD) has announced O’Kale Krisps (www.okalekrisps.com) as the overall winner of the 2017 UCD Startup Stars Programme.

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Nestlé to Support Start-ups Through Terra Accelerator

    Nestlé to Support Start-ups Through Terra Accelerator

Nestlé is expanding its support for innovative start-ups in the USA. Nestlé USA will enter into a new partnership with

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2017 Coca-Cola/Enterprise Ireland Thrive Project

    2017 Coca-Cola/Enterprise Ireland Thrive Project

The Thrive Project, a partnership between Coca-Cola and Enterprise Ireland has been officially launched with seven entrepreneurial founders being flown

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Award-winning Wine Merchant Celebrates Four Decades of Excellence

    Award-winning Wine Merchant Celebrates Four Decades of Excellence

Leading Northern Ireland wine merchant, JN Wine, is celebrating 40 years in business supplying selected wines to Northern Ireland’s best

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Microsoft Dynamics NAV & SI Foodware -One Integrated Standard Solution

    Microsoft Dynamics NAV & SI Foodware -One Integrated Standard Solution

The food and beverage sector is dealing with constantly changing requirements imposed by clients and suppliers such as exchanging messages

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Bord Bia and Irish Food Companies Target Private Label Retailers

    Bord Bia and Irish Food Companies Target Private Label Retailers

Bord Bia and 21 Irish food companies are exploring new opportunities with Continental European food retailers as they look beyond their

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Minister Mitchell O’Connor Visits Flow Technology on Trade and Investment Mission in Ireland

    Minister Mitchell O’Connor Visits Flow Technology on Trade and Investment Mission in Ireland

As part of the two-day Enterprise Ireland/IDA Trade & Investment Mission in Ireland event, the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and

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Deliveroo Embraces Blue Sky Thinking

    Deliveroo Embraces Blue Sky Thinking

After almost two years in the making, Deliveroo Extreme Delivery, the innovative new concept taking the food delivery industry to

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Bodegas Torres Voted Most Admired European Wine Brand

    Bodegas Torres Voted Most Admired European Wine Brand

Bodegas Torres continues to be the most admired European wine brand according to the ranking of the 50 most admired

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PM Group Expands USA Operations With a New Boston Office

    PM Group Expands USA Operations With a New Boston Office

PM Group has officially opened their new, expanded Boston office, marking further growth in their presence in the USA. PM

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Bord Bia’s ‘Brexit Barometer’ to Measure Impact on Irish Food Exporters

    Bord Bia’s ‘Brexit Barometer’ to Measure Impact on Irish Food Exporters

A dedicated team of Bord Bia food, drink and horticulture specialists will embark on a ‘Brexit Roadshow’ over the coming

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Forsyths – An Enterprising Family Business

    Forsyths – An Enterprising Family Business

There has been a Coppersmiths based in Rothes, Moray, Scotland since the mid-1850s servicing the fledgling Scotch Whisky Industry in

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Lighthouse Systems a Finalist at the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards

    Lighthouse Systems a Finalist at the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards

Lighthouse Systems, the UK-based Manufacturing Execution System (MES) vendor, is a Finalist at the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards, 2017, in

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One in Four British Dairy Farmers to Benefit From £31 Million Arla Windfall

    One in Four British Dairy Farmers to Benefit From £31 Million Arla Windfall

Arla Foods UK, Britain’s leading farmer-owned dairy company, has announced that its British owners will receive £31 million as their

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Packaging Automation Featured in Sunday Times Top 100 SME Exporter League Table

    Packaging Automation Featured in Sunday Times Top 100 SME Exporter League Table

A leading UK manufacturer of tray sealing and pot filling machinery, Packaging Automation (PA) has been ranked number 47 in

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Lovemore Foods is ‘Winner of Winners’ at Welsh Business Awards

    Lovemore Foods is ‘Winner of Winners’ at Welsh Business Awards

Lovemore Free From Foods has scooped the top gong at the South Wales Chamber of Commerce Welsh Business Awards and

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The Coca-Cola Company Announces 55th Consecutive Annual Dividend Increase

    The Coca-Cola Company Announces 55th Consecutive Annual Dividend Increase

The board of directors of The Coca-Cola Company has approved the company’s 55th consecutive annual dividend increase, raising the quarterly

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