Succeeding with Speciality Retailers

JULY 5th 2017

Event Date:  5th July 2017

Location: Clayton Hotel, Dublin Airport, Swords

Ticket Price: €10


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This breakfast morning will allow participants the opportunity to hear from three speciality retailers and learn how best to increase your chance of success in supplying these businesses on an ongoing basis.

Michael Savage, JC Savage Supermarket

JC’s is an iconic independent supermarket based in Swords.  It is a fourth generation business and provides consumers from Fingal County with a wide range of grocery items including a strong emphasize on Dublin produced product. Managing Director Michael Savage will bring this story to life.


Greg Grouse, Fresh Supermarkets

Fresh Supermarkets have 5 outlets throughout Dublin and have a strong emphasize on supporting speciality food producers.  During his session, Greg will provide an overview of the business and some tips on how best to do business with the group.


Maria Betts, Maria Lucia Bakes- A producer perspective

Based in Rathfarnham, Maria Lucia Bakes produce an award-winning range of luxury gluten and wheat free cereals. Having started out selling from local farmers markets, the company has progressed to supplying all over Ireland. Owner of Maria Lucia Bakes, Maria Betts, will share some of her tips on her successful journey in supplying speciality retailers. 


This event is being led by LEO Fingal and will be hosted in the Clayton Hotel, Dublin Airport Stockhole Lane, Swords



The Agenda is as follows:


07.30 – 08.00 Tea/Coffee and networking

08.00 – 08.10 Welcome from Head of Enterprise Oisin Geoghegan

08.10 – 08.30 Michael Savage, JC Savage Supermarket

08.30 -  08.50 Greg Grouse, Fresh Supermarket

08.50 – 09.10 Maria Betts, Maria Lucia Bakes

09.10 – 09.30 Q&A


This event is open to anyone within the Dublin food sector.


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