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Classic Mineral Water to invest £3.7m and triple workforce
Oct 01, 2019
Lurgan-based Classic Mineral Water is investing over £3.7 million in its soft drink manufacturing company, to drive business growth. This will create 39 new jobs, almost tripling the company’s current workforce.
Davison Canners launches new own brand product range as business grows into new markets
May 28, 2019
Armagh based Davison Canners is launching its own brand of hot-eat desserts and puddings – Simply Puddings – as it continues to grow its business.
Glens of Antrim Crisps bag new customer in Singapore
Aug 20, 2018
Cushendall based manufacturer Glens of Antrim Potatoes has recently shipped its first container of crisps to a supermarket chain in Singapore.
Invest Northern Ireland and Food NI are collaborating to drive awareness of artisan food and drink products
Aug 17, 2018
Invest Northern Ireland and Food NI are collaborating to drive awareness of artisan food and drink products at key consumer shows in Great Britain and Republic of Ireland this autumn.
Food market intelligence is integral to business growth
Jun 12, 2018
Reliable market intelligence and consumer insight is vital in helping companies find potential customers, identify market opportunities and develop the right products to meet the needs of current and new customers.
Growth of Craft Gin producer Copeland Spirits is gaining momentum
Mar 13, 2018
Sales of Copeland Gin are gaining momentum and the business is now investing in additional resources to help build its rapidly growing order book.
China Export Licences for Pork a Great Opportunity for Local Companies
Aug 14, 2017
Steve Harper, Executive Director, International Business said: “Today’s announcement that export licences have been granted for four Northern Ireland sites to export pork to China is a great conclusion to a long campaign..."
Northern Ireland’s Meat Producers Encouraged to Innovate
Jan 11, 2017
Innovation was the focus of a seminar attended by one hundred representatives from Northern Ireland’s red meat, pork, poultry and fish sectors attended a seminar in Cookstown this week.
Hamilton and Ross Highlight Quality of Northern Ireland’s Food & Drink
Sep 16, 2016
Northern Ireland’s reputation as a food-producing region is going from strength to strength.
Hannan Meats Congratulated on Supreme Great Taste Success
Sep 06, 2016
Economy Minister Simon Hamilton has congratulated The Meat Merchant, owned by Peter Hannan, on being named as the Supreme Champion in the final of the United Kingdom Great Taste Awards last night.
Linden Foods Display Export Ambition
Mar 01, 2016
Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Jonathan Bell has welcomed the export ambition of Linden Foods during a visit to its Tyrone headquarters.
UAE Key Target Market for Northern Ireland Food Companies
Feb 23, 2016
Enterprise Trade and Investment Minister, Jonathan Bell, is supporting 13 local companies taking part in Gulfood, one of the world’s largest annual food and hospitality trade shows.
Dubai’s Head Chefs Welcomed to Northern Ireland
Feb 01, 2016
First Minister Arlene Foster MLA has welcomed a delegation of top chefs and buyers from Dubai hotels and UAE based foodservice distributors to Northern Ireland as part of a visit showcasing the pure, natural, quality of local food and drink.
Top food buyers experience the best of Northern Ireland Food and Drink
Nov 18, 2015
Food and Drink is Northern Ireland’s biggest manufacturing industry, employing c100,000 people across the supply chain and exporting £1.3billion of products around the world.
Northern Ireland Companies Cook Up a Storm in Major Food Awards
Nov 12, 2015
Enterprise Trade & Investment Minister, Jonathan Bell has congratulated Northern Ireland’s Food & Drink Industry on yet another highly successful year.
Heavenly Tasty Says ‘Hola’ to Lucrative Spanish Export Deal
Nov 10, 2015
Tyrone based Heavenly Tasty Organics is continuing its global expansion with Invest Northern Ireland support after winning a deal with leading Spanish retailer El Corte Ingles. The deal will see its new organic superfoods snacks range stocked in leading supermarkets in the Spanish cities of Barcelona, Madrid and Marbella.
Northern Ireland Food takes Centre Stage at World’s Leading Food Fair
Oct 09, 2015
Fourteen companies from Northern Ireland are travelling to Cologne in Germany this weekend to take part in Anuga, the world’s leading food fair.
New Agri-Food Competence Centre Announced
May 14, 2015
Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Jonathan Bell has announced the establishment of a £6.7million Northern Ireland Agri-Food Quest Competence Centre (AFQCC).
Invest NI Assists Burren Balsamics to Secure Business in Britain
May 14, 2015
Burren Balsamics in Ballynahinch has won its first business in Britain with help from Invest Northern Ireland.
Northern Ireland’s Agri-food Sector Goes for Growth
May 13, 2015
Over £530 million has been invested by food and drink companies, mostly based outside the greater Belfast area (98%), with Invest Northern Ireland assistance over the past four years.

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