‘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 […]

Enjoy The Cream Of Ireland’s Food Crop At Bord Bia’s Bloom

A Food Village brimming with first-class Irish-produced food and drinks; live cooking demonstrations by the Ireland’s top TV chefs and cookbook authors including Neven Maguire, Catherine Fulvio and Rory O’Connell; a miniature town constructed from wheatgrass, barley, cress and microgreens; Ireland’s top seafood chefs wash up on Bloom’s first ever boat; plus oodles of fascinating […]

Take On The Irish Apple Pie Challenge This World Pi(e) Day

March 14th marks World Pi Day, an annual celebration of the mathematical sign, pi (π). In celebration, The Irish Apple Growers Association will be giving away free apples at selected farmers’ markets from the 8th to the 16th March.   What’s more, Bord Bia are giving you a chance to win a one night stay at Ballyknocken […]

Potato Growers Get Less Than A Fifth Of The Retail Price

– POTATOES BOUGHT ONCE EVERY SECOND IN IRELAND   Potato growers are getting less than one-fifth of the price a consumer pays for their product in the shop, a conference in Dublin today heard.   Speaking at the National Potato Conference in Dublin, IFA President Joe Healy outlined how retailers are taking the lion’s share […]

Offaly’s Glenisk Shortlisted For Prestigious Industry Award

More than 350 Irish food and drink industry leaders will gather for Bord Bia’s biannual Food and Drink Industry Awards, hosted by Broadcaster Miriam O’Callaghan, on Wednesday 29th November in the RDS Concert Hall. Bord Bia has announced the details of 24 companies who have been shortlisted for these awards which recognise excellence and celebrate success in Ireland’s […]

Offaly Artist To Be Showcased On National Stage

An Offaly artist whose maritime inspiration stemmed from the unusual job as a deckhand on a fishing boat will display her vividly colour-fused glass at Ireland’s premier art fair Art Source, at the RDS from November 10-12. Over 15,000 people are expected to attend the year’s biggest art show, which will give Irish art lovers the […]

Bord Bia And IFA Visit Turkey On Live Cattle Exports

Speaking from Ankara, Turkey, IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said that from the positive discussions with the ESK (Turkish Meat and Milk Board),  it is clear Turkey has an import requirement for 500,000 head of live cattle each year. He said, “Based on the discussion we had, Ireland could supply up to 100,000 head […]

Offaly’s Sofia Was Dazzling On Yellow Carpet For Brightest At Bloom

Sofia Diadiajeva (9) from Edenderry, Co Offaly took to the yellow carpet at Bloom as a finalist in Brighest at Bloom.  Judges were wowed by Sofia’s stunning outfit which she made herself with help from her mum and her radiant glow. Sofia was chosen to join 10 finalists on the yellow carpet at Enable Ireland’s No Limits Garden […]

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