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This afternoon.

City Hall, Dublin

Just some of the 281 producers of Irish made foodstuffs in the Food Academy programme.

The Food Academy programme is a workshop  initiative of Local Enterprise Offices in the local authorities network, Bord Bia and SuperValu to nurture new start-ups in the food and drink sector.

Since the programme began in 2013, over 1,100 products have ‘trialled’ and are now on sale through SuperValu stores and are expected to generate 25million euros in retail sales in 2016 thNOMNOMNOM

From top: Clare Colohan from The Galway Food Company; Michael Corbett from Emerald Oils in South Tipperary; Aaron Kiernan and David Carey from Nutraplenish in Kildare; John Lalor of Kilbeggan Organic Foods in Westmeath; Roisin Hogan and Ruth Callaghan from Hiro Dublin City; Keith Bonner from Irish Fish Canners in Donegal; Caitrin O’ Brien and BJ Broderick from Wellnice Pops in Limerick.

Food Academy programme

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Irish made foodstuffs to broadsheet@broadsheetie marked Irish-Made Foodstuff