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Trademarking Your Product

11th October 2023

This free online event, focussed on protecting your band name, is in addition to the planned DFC calendar in response to trademark grants of €1000 which are now available from the EU (eligibility criteria apply). We are delighted to have Irish Trademark agent Mary White and Brand Valuation Expert Bryn Anderson to guide us through the topic, and show how to protect your brand name.

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Worlds First Test Tube Burger Tasted In London

12th August 2013

Scientists have revealed the first ever lab grown beef burger in London to a group of volunteer testers. This burger cost over €250,000 to produce but they are hopeful that this is he start of a new food revolution.

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Food Hospitality Ireland 2013 Two Day Event

3rd September 2013

For your diary in September! This new 2 day show will incorporate SHOP. Really worth considering to either exhibit or visit. This event runs from the from the 18th to the 19th of September in Dublin's RDS. For more information visit the Food & Hospitality Ireland's website

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Maxol Homegrown Initiative

16th May 2024 3:00 PM

Homegrown at Maxol, now in its second year, is a programme that gives local businesses the opportunity to be distributed across the network of Maxol stores in the Republic of Ireland. In partnership with Champion Green, Maxol is inviting all Irish SMEs and start-ups in the food and drinks arena to enter the Homegrown at Maxol programme.

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Dublin Food Chain is a collaborative initiative of Local Enterprise Offices in the Dublin area. The Dublin Food Chain is part of an ongoing effort to harness the power of the 'collective', in order to ensure that Co. Dublin's unique food heritage benefits from the attention it deserves.

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September '21 Newsletter

9th September 2021

This issue includes our monthly producer focus 'Harry's Nut Butter', Food Academy's newest producers, upcoming DFC Events, dates for your diary and new Dublin food launches

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Blas na hEireann 2021 awards entry schedule

4th April 2021

Irish Food Awards 2021 : Entry Form The Blas awards are the biggest blind tasting of produce in the country, and the criteria on which the product is judged as well as the judging system itself, which was developed by Blas na hEireann with the Food Science Dept o

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Food Industry

Whether, it is through training, networking or collective marketing, our key aim is to work together towards promoting our valuable food sector.

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Producer Spotlight

Berna's Dressings - Handmade sauces made in small batches. Behind Berna's is an Irish family who produce natural and quality salad ingredients to make delicious salad dressings! An alternative to mass produced sauces, using clean ingredients. 

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Stay up to date on the latest developments, news and events in the Irish Food Industry. Members also receive regular newsletters .

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What is the Dublin Food Chain?

The Dublin Food Chain is a marketing and networking forum that represents many of the outstanding food and drink producers, retailer,& distributors that are based throughout Dublin City and County. We help our members grow their food sector business through new sales contacts, networking, training, and agency support! Why not join our dynamic food network today!

Digital School of Food

The new Digital School of Food is an e-learning initiative that targets food producers from idea through start-up and growth stages. It consists of an online platform that will help new and innovative food businesses to start-up and succeed.

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Summer 2021 Learnings

2020 has seen an unprecedented rise in consumer interest in local food and the importance on supporting small, local producers. Our summer series this year focused on creating a solid brand, succeeding with food trucks, the importance of social media. We welcomed some amazing speakers throughout the year such as Maria Lucia. Stay tuned to see what is in store for winter 2021! 


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