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Tourism boost as Ballycastle gains a new four star hotel – The Salthouse
May 29, 2019
A new four star hotel, The Salthouse, is to open on the Dunamallaght Road in Ballycastle, just in time for the 148th Open Championship in July 2019.
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.
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.
Whitewater Brewery builds its international customer base
May 09, 2018
Castlewellan-based Whitewater Brewery Co. Ltd has secured new customers in Spain, Japan and Russia as part of efforts to increase traction in international markets.
Golden export success for Antrim popcorn firm
May 02, 2018
Antrim based manufacturing food firm, Golden Popcorn has won a major contract estimated to be worth around €1million with Aldi in the Republic of Ireland. The contract will see Golden Popcorn manufacture popcorn under the Snackrite brand for Aldi in a new multi-bag format for their irish supermarkets.
New Spa at Fermanagh’s Finn Lough Resort is Open for Business
Jun 16, 2017
Finn Lough Resort in Fermanagh has opened the latest phase of its development which includes delivering the new forest spa, restaurant and bar, upgraded hotel suites and iconic Bubble Domes.
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.
Strabane Manufacturer Boran Mopack Invests £2.4m to Drive Exports
Oct 04, 2016
Boran-Mopack has invested £2.4million and created ten new jobs in Strabane to position the business for further export growth.
Bakery and Snacks Businesses Encouraged to Grow through Innovation
Feb 11, 2016
John Hood, Invest Northern Ireland’s Director of Food and Tourism, encouraged over 40 producers from Northern Ireland’s bakery and snacks sector to explore innovation to support business growth.
Label One Assisted by Invest NI to Win Major Almac Group Deal
Oct 13, 2015
Label One, a specialist label and booklet label manufacturer in Belfast, has been assisted by Invest Northern Ireland to win new business from the Almac Group, which will see its products exported worldwide.
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.
Portadown Flower Business Blooms with Investment
Aug 17, 2015
Greenisland Flowers Ltd, a Portadown-based horticulture firm, is investing over £100,000 as part of plans to boost sales, in GB and particularly in the Republic of Ireland.
Castlereagh-Based Minprint is Making its Mark Online with Go Get Print
Aug 04, 2015
Minprint has recently invested almost £1.5m in state of the art equipment and IT systems so that it can offer its customers the very latest in printing technology, cross media and web2print services.
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.
Glenarm Organic Salmon Backed by Invest NI to Grow Exports
Apr 28, 2015
Glenarm Organic Salmon in Co Antrim is being assisted by Invest Northern Ireland to accelerate growth in exports in a £100,000 project that has involved the development of an innovative product and also created three new jobs.
Eastern Markets Offer Better Margins
Feb 26, 2015
While Great Britain is the most important external market for our food and drink companies and will remain so, particularly for small and medium sized companies which form the backbone of our biggest manufacturing industry, doing business there has become very challenging especially over the past 12 months.
John Hood Looks at Invest NI Design Development Programme
Jan 16, 2015
Working with companies on the Invest Northern Ireland stand at the recent SIAL exhibition in Paris, the world’s biggest trade show for food and drink, I also had an opportunity to see at first hand the importance of design, packaging and marketing in an intensely competitive industry.
Business in Dubai ‘Wee Buns’ for Graham’s Bakery in Dromore
Dec 08, 2014
Graham’s Bakery in Dromore has won business with one of the biggest supermarkets in the United Arab Emirates for a new range of mini cakes with assistance from Invest Northern Ireland.
Evergreen Assisted to Grow Exports and Boost Employment
Dec 04, 2014
Evergreen Horticulture in Coalisland has been assisted by Invest Northern Ireland to expand its export business and create three new jobs.

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