On the Pig's Back to open for Sunday brunch/lunch! Taste Cork's April Newsletter

On the Pig's Back to open for Sun brunch/lunch!
 Taste Cork's April Newsletter

April Newsletter

Cork Food Producers Seize Export Opportunities at One of the World’s Biggest Food Events, IFE 2017
A taste of success for food businesses exhibiting under the Taste Cork umbrella at IFE, ExCeL London, 19-22 March 2017. A huge thank you to the Local Enterprise Offices Cork, Cork County Council & Cork City Council for making it happen. Further details on Taste Cork's participation at IFE and our European export programme here.


Cork Character Cafe Series: A Celebration of Milleens Cheese
Monday 24th April - Sunday 30th April

Next week, The Cork Character Cafe Series comes to life and joins Taste Cork in celebrating and honouring the lifetime achievements of Veronica Steele. Full details and list of participating cafeshere

Food Is Where the Money Is: Food Waste Workshop
Monday 24th April, 9am - 11.30am, Rochestown Park Hotel

Join Taste Cork to hear from Colum Gibson & James Hogan of the Clean Technology Centre & Eimer Delahunty of FoodCloud. Book your place here

Food Matters Live Industry Briefing: Understanding Innovation & Growth Opportunities
Thursday 25th May, 2.30pm - 6pm, UCC

UCC Food Institute & UCC-Teagasc Food Alliance will host an industry briefing in association withFood Matters Live, Taste Cork, Cork Chamber, CIT and Bord Bia on Thursday 25th May, 2.30pm - 6pm. Covering topics of food trends & consumer insight, retail & market opportunities, and education & industry collaboration.

More upcoming events listed here.


West Cork Coffee
Micro-Coffee Roastery ~ Independent Speciality Coffee Roaster ~ Seasonal & fresh ~ Customised roasts available~ Filter/Espresso ~ Food/Coffee pairings ~ Competition coffee (Coffee Masters, London 2017).
Further info here.
Anu Dairy
Anú Dairy is an innovative start-up dairy company based in Cork using sustainable agriculture methods to produce quality dairy products.
Their first two products, Vitamin K2 Butter & Dark Chocolate Protein Rich Milk, will be launching next month!


Purecake by Bean Brownie Co. Bespoke occasion cakes available to order. Further info on the Bean Brownie website.

Hyde Whiskey wins Ireland Single Grain Whiskey of the Year at Berlin International Spirits Competition 2017.
Bertha's Revenge Gin winners of the Irish Food Writers' Guild Drink Award in last month!  Read more here.
Rhubarb is in season - enjoy a delicious Rhubarb Martini

iASC nominated for Seafood Excellence Prize at this year's Global Seafood Expo in Brussels at the end of April for new products:Seafood Umami Sauce and Seafood Umami Dressing

De Roiste Foods launching a new product line called 'SEANIE'S SAUSAGES' . This is a high quality Breakfast Sausage containing 100% Irish Pork with no added fat.

The No Nonsense Food Co., ILDN National Enterprise Awards Finalist 2016, launching new Salt & Vinegar Flavour Pork Crackling in June 2017.

From Sunday 23rd April, On the Pigs Back will be open on Sundays for brunch and lunch! Enjoy the best of Cork produce, ranging from Rosscarberry Sausages, Jack McCarthy Pudding & Spiced Beef, Ummera Smoked Chicken, Farmhouse Cheeses, Free Range Eggs & Arbutus bread.


The next Food Academy Start Programme commences on the 10th May 2017. Book your placehere.

All Island Agri-Food Summit, UCC, 17th & 18th May 2017: Listen, learn, discuss and collaborate with other like-minded people at Ireland’s premier gathering of food businesses and educational providers. Full list of speakers, event details and registration here.

Visitors to Mallow Home and Garden Festival are in for a treat this year as Local Enterprise Office Cork North and West will host a showcase to celebrate the very best of North Cork artisan food and drink.

Meet the Food Works team to learn about the programme and if it's the right fit for your business. Introductory meeting in Cork, Tuesday 6th June. Further info here.

Cork Summer Show, 17-18th June, now taking exhibitor applications. Register your interesthere.

CIT 'Culinary Students Showcase of New Unique Food Products', April 25th 2017.

SAVE THE DATE: The Cork Kerry Food Forum, Saturday 4th November 2017.

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