Bord Bia invites the public to Bloom At Home this May

This summer Bord Bia is encouraging the Irish public to come together and Bloom from their own homes on Sunday, 31st of May.   Bord Bia’s Bloom At Home will feature a series of online events, including Q&As and talks, cookery demonstrations with quality assured, in season produce and entertainment from some of Bord Bia Bloom’s […]

What is the Bord Bia Farm Sustainabilty Platform?

The primary objective of the Bord Bia Farm Sustainability Platform, is to enable the Irish agri sector to quantify and co-ordinate the totality of sustainability activity on Irish farms.  The platform is currently in the early stages of development. It is important to note that the purpose of the platform is not to change or […]

Over 7,700 diary entries capture the truth about the nation’s evening meal habits

Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board, has today released the results of an in-depth national study into the evening meal consumption habits of today. Carried out in partnership with Red C Research, this unique study was designed to better understand the changing dynamics of people’s evening mealtime habits, including the gap between what we say […]

Offaly Farmers win Origin Green Farmer Award for Dairy

Mairead and Pat McLoughlin from Rath took home the top award for Small/Medium Herd in the Dairy category at this week’s Bord Bia Origin Green Farmer Awards, held at The Heritage Hotel, Killenard on 12th December. The McLoughlins milk 56 cows currently with plans to increase this number to 66. The couple are new entrants to […]

Offaly farmers shortlisted for Bord Bia’s Origin Green Farmer Awards

Farmers recognised for sustainable practices in beef, dairy and horticulture @BordBia | @OriginGreen | #OriginGreenAwards   Mairead and Pat McLoughlin, dairy farmers from Birr, Co. Offaly have been shortlisted for Bord Bia’s Origin Green Farmer Awards. The biennial awards recognise and reward the exceptional performance being achieved by members of its Sustainable Quality Assurance schemes for beef, horticulture […]

Garden Designers Encouraged To Go For Gold At Ireland’s Largest Garden Festival

Bord Bia is calling for garden designers to apply for a prestigious show garden space at Bord Bia’s 13th annual Bloom festival taking place in the Phoenix Park, Dublin from the Thursday, 30th May to Monday, 3rd June 2019. Created by some of the country’s leading garden designers, the show gardens are the central feature […]

Creed Launches Drive For A Diverse And Inclusive Agri-Food Industry

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, today launched the results of the first agri-food industry survey into levels of diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the sector. The survey is an initiative of the Agri-Food Diversity and Inclusion Forum (AgDIf) led by Bord Bia and Aon, in partnership with The 30% […]

‘Farming for Nature Awards’ celebrating farmers across Ireland who are managing their land and livestock in a way that benefits nature

A new initiative has been launched which aims to source, share and celebrate stories of farmers across Ireland who are considered to be managing their land and livestock in a way that benefits nature. The national Farming for Nature Award is sponsored by Bord Bia and supported by a wide range of farming and conservation interests including […]

Offaly Girls Crowned Brightest At Bloom

Sisters Sofia Diadiajeva (10) and Diana Diadiajeva (6) from Edenderry in Co Offaly scooped the overall prize for ‘Solus Brighest at Bloom’ this week in the blazing sunshine at Bloom by Bord Bia in Phoenix Park.  Solus Brightest at Bloom was a nod to Ladies Day but is all-inclusive.  It was open to ladies, gentlemen, […]

Business Blooming At Ireland’s Premier Floral And Food Festival

#Bloom2018 Bord Bia today hosted more than 200 national and international buyers for a trade breakfast in the Food Village at Bloom, Ireland’s largest gardening, food and drink festival created by Bord Bia. The breakfast event is just one of a number of business opportunities which Bord Bia’s Bloom offers to Irish companies exhibiting at the […]

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