Evening Seminar - Local Foods in Local Retailers
Meet Musgraves, Donal Skehan and The Happy Pear...
This exciting seminar will look at the best in food innovation and hear from industry experts on how many of these ideas are influencing customers, and driving sales. This is a unique opportunity to hear from speakers who are regarded as pioneers within the food sector.
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The evening led by South Dublin County Enterprise Board, will comprise of an opportunity to meet some of The Dublin Food Chain's newest food producers, network with other members and be challenged by the speaker line up.
- 17:30 - 18:00 Registration & Refreshments
- 18:00 - 18:30 Networking & Producers Showcase
- 18:30 - 20:00 Seminar
- - AIB Speaker (TBC)
- - Darragh Flynn, The Happy Pear - Creating A Unique Story
- - Eamon Howell, Trading Director Musgrave Retail Partners Ireland
- - Donal Skehan, Food Blogger, TV Chef - Why Great Food Ideas Are Making A Difference
- 20:00 - 20:30 Networking & Producers Showcase
Networking & Producers Showcase
Trade buyers and stakeholders from the Retail and Foodservice
sectors can network with each other and taste food from some of
Dublin's newest producers. Dublin based producers wishing to
showcase their products should contact Barbara on 087 9970 850
immediately. Tasting stands will be required.
Hear from the Dublin Food Chain's expert panel of speakers and
participate in some challenging discussions on the latest in food
AIB Speaker (TBC)
AIB Speaks about how they can support your business
Darragh Flynn, The Happy Pear - Creating A Unique Story
The Happy Pear in Greystones has carved out a unique proposition for its consumers by focusing on a great food proposition, health and provenance. More recently this unique offer has been brought to a wider market through The Happy Pears range of pesto's and sprouted superfoods sold through third party retailers and foodservice operators. Darragh will provide an overview of this remarkable story.
Eamon Howell, Trading Director Musgrave Retail Partners Ireland
Super Valu - Food Leadership Ambition
Eamon Howell will provide an overview of SuperValu's Food Leadership ambition with particular focus on satisfying the consumer's appetite for Inspiring Meal Solutions, True Local and Helping Consumers Find Health. Eamon will focus on SuperValu's genuine support of start-up and local food businesses, highlighting the Food Academy as a great platform to help local food businesses grow from a start up to a national brand.
Donal Skehan, Food Blogger, TV Chef - Why Great Food Ideas Are Making A Difference
Donal Skehan's knowledge of the food world is
unique and during this presentation, the audience
will get an overview of food trends and how great
food ideas are making a real difference in the market
20:00 - 20:30 Networking & Producers Showcase
Who should attend?
Retailers, foodservice operators and food producers will all benefit for this unique seminar as well as those interested in learning
more about successful food ideas. This seminar is open to everybody working in the food, retail and foodservice sectors.
Places are limited at this seminar and early booking is essential. There is a nominal €10 booking charge. To book simply follow the link: Book Here
What is the Dublin Food Chain?
The Dublin Food Chain is marketing and networking forum which represents many of the outstanding food and drink producers, retailers, foodservice operators and distributors that are based throughout Dublin City and Council. Dublin Food Chain is an initiative jointly supported by the four Dublin City and County Enterprise Boards, The Irish Exporters Association, Bord Bia and AIB.
AIB is proud to sponsor the Dublin Food Chain.
Event Date: Thursday 10th April 2014
Location: Finnstown Country House Hotel. Newcastle Road, Lucan, Co. Dublin
Ticket Price: €10