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Cork and Kerry Food Forum Launch

Published on May 21 2014 10:04 AM in Retail

Cork and Kerry Food Forum Launch

Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) Cork & Kerry, Cork City Council and Cork County Council have teamed up with SuperValu and Bord Bia to showcase The Cork and Kerry Food Forum, which will take place in City Hall Cork on Monday, 30 June 2014.

Highlights will include tastings and demonstrations of a variety of food products, cookery demonstrations with celebrity chef and SuperValu ambassador, Kevin Dundon and a ‘meet-the-buyer’ trade event where food producers can meet with buyers and retailers of SuperValu.

The event will also include a conference for food producers, opened by Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine, Simon Coveney, which will discuss opportunities in food retail, consumer trends and the new Food Academy Start programme.

Joe Burke, from the LEO said, “The Cork and Kerry region is renowned nationally and internationally for its high quality food produce, and with the concentration of artisan producers in this area, the Food Forum is an ideal way to showcase the variety of excellent food produced here to consumers, retailers and distributors as well as key industry stakeholders.”

The event will take place in City Hall, Cork on Monday, 30 June 2014 from 1pm and is open to the public free of charge.   

© 2014 - Checkout Magazine by Nicole Balmaine

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