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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.
Finnebrogue’s major investment in nitrite-free bacon will create 125 jobs
Mar 05, 2019
Finnebrogue, the Downpatrick-based artisan food manufacturer, is to create up to 125 new jobs following its £17m investment in its state-of-the-art nitrite-free bacon facility.
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.
Northern Ireland Food and Drink Producers Celebrate Record Breaking Year
Oct 13, 2016
Economy Minister Simon Hamilton MLA has congratulated Northern Ireland food and drink companies on a record breaking year at a reception in Belfast.
Opening of New Dale Farm Cheese Retail Packing Facility
Aug 17, 2016
Economy Minister Simon Hamilton has opened Dale Farm’s new cheese retail packing facility at its Dunmanbridge facility near Cookstown.
Remarkable results at NI Food and Drink 2016 UK Great Taste Awards
Jul 28, 2016
Economy Minister Simon Hamilton has congratulated the Northern Ireland Food and Drink companies recognised in the 2016 UK Great Taste Awards, widely recognised to be the Food Oscars.
Taste of Northern Ireland Celebration Welcomed at Fortnum and Mason
May 11, 2016
First Minister Arlene Foster has attended Fortnum and Mason’s Taste of Northern Ireland celebration in London.
2016 Will be Northern Ireland’s Year of Food
Mar 05, 2015
Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster today served up a new initiative aimed at giving more tourists an appetite to visit Northern Ireland.
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.
UK Great Taste Awards Record Breakers
Aug 12, 2014
Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Arlene Foster today announced that Northern Ireland food and drink companies have broken all previous records in this year’s UK Great Taste Awards.
Agri-Food Loan Scheme Open for Business
Mar 25, 2014
Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Arlene Foster has welcomed the first application approved under the new ‘Agri-Food Loan Scheme’ (AFLS).

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