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'The male chef gang are all mates, support each other to the hilt and brook no criticism'

Irish Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
I asked Xanthe Clay, Daily Telegraph food writer and Chair of UK/Ireland World's 50 Best Restaurants, why she thought there were still so few female chefs in the spotlight.
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Brexit and the curse of nationalism

Irish Independent - ‎May 28, 2016‎
The UK accounts for over 16pc of all exports from Ireland and is our single biggest and most important trading partner, especially for indigenous food and drink companies. Opinion in Ireland is divided on the impact Brexit would have on the economy.

Food industry serves up record overseas sales

The Times (subscription) - ‎21 hours ago‎
The Irish food and drink sector recorded its sixth consecutive year of export growth last year, with overseas sales hitting a record €10.8 billion.
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A bus trip back to the future is not an option for us

Irish Independent - ‎May 28, 2016‎
'Northern Ireland is the UK region benefiting most from EU membership. In the last five years, 86 EU investment projects in Northern Ireland have created more than 2,000 meaningful jobs throughout the North.' Photo: Stephen Finn - Fotolia Morgan ...
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Brexit could 'decimate British food industry' warns 2 Sisters' boss

Belfast Telegraph - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The firm 2 Sisters, which owns the Fox's Biscuits and Goodfella's pizza brands, employs 23,000 across 45 sites in the UK, Republic of Ireland, Netherlands and Poland. It supplies a third of all poultry consumed in the UK, earning Mr Boparan the ...
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Sir Michael Rake: UK would lose its clout outside union

Irish Independent - ‎May 21, 2016‎
With more than €1.2bn of bilateral trade every week and strong ties in sectors such as food and drink, financial services and energy, ING Bank has predicted a 1.1pc fall in Irish Gross Domestic Product by the end of 2017. AXA has predicted anything ...

ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter launches healthy meetings lunch seminar

ITCM - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Andy Wardle says: “UK consumers are focusing on food and drink as a vital ingredient of their wellbeing like never before.

Company that bought over west Belfast packaging firm is accused of tax avoidance

Belfast Telegraph - ‎12 hours ago‎
"One of the reasons for having financing companies in Ireland is the country's legislation that allows a bookkeeping currency other than euro - which in turn allows cost-efficient hedging without external costs.

Food: From plot to plate, landscape and location plays a crucial role in what we eat and drink

Belfast Newsletter - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Northern Ireland's Year of Food and Drink 2016 is a celebration of everything delicious about this place, the epic landscapes, traditions and people that make our food and drink. With a full year's worth of foodie experiences, there is no better time ...

Food File: Culinary Connemara and a feast for foodies

Irish Times - ‎May 19, 2016‎
As well as drinks receptions and dinners with accompanying beverages, there are ancillary events such as artisan food producer tours and a picnic lunch at Killary Harbour. The events take place at The Chef's Table by Stefan Matz; the 814 Restaurant ...
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Coca Cola leads the fight-back against sugar taxes

Newstalk 106-108 fm - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Coca Cola's General Manager in the UK and Ireland has hit out this morning at the UK government's plans to introduce a sugar tax, a similar tax is being considered in Ireland. In an interview in this morning's Daily Telegraph, Jon Woods launched a two ...
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Warnings Over Brexit Impact on Northern Ireland's Ag Exports

ThePigSite.com - ‎May 16, 2016‎
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Food and drink exports from Northern Ireland to the Republic of Ireland worth £850 million would face an uncertain future if the UK voted to leave the EU, Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss warned on Thursday. Ahead of ...

12 food and drink favourites that could be threatened by Brexit

BT.com - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The fear stems from the fact that the UK boasts 73 food and drink products with EU Protected Food Names (PFN) status - protection that may fall away if the UK leaves the EU. PFN status helps consumers recognise British products as traditional and ...

Awards pay tribute to food and drink sector

Belfast Newsletter - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The Grow Make Eat Drink Awards, which are guaranteed to be a highlight of the 2016 Year of Food and Drink celebrations, will be held on August 11 in the Ramada Plaza hotel.

Years of alcohol abuse led to death of 'proud man' from Barrow - inquest

NW Evening Mail - ‎May 29, 2016‎
But they became good friends, particularly over the last 12 months, as she did his chores, made his food, did his shopping, and even popped over to turn his heating on and off when he asked.

'Advice for success at the UK Soft Drinks Conference'

FoodBev.com - ‎May 25, 2016‎
A key recurring feature of the UK Soft Drinks Conference was the passing on of advice and key learnings from industry CEOs, successful entrepreneurs and key figures to delegates in the room.
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Prince Charles is joined by Camilla for the second day of Northern Ireland visit

BBC News - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Prince Charles is being joined by his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall, for the second day of his Northern Ireland visit. The Prince of Wales began the day by meeting the first and deputy-first ministers at Hillsborough Castle.

Environmental battle as InfraStrata hunts for Antrim oil

Irish Times - ‎May 22, 2016‎
People come and go throughout the day, bringing food and drink to the camp, or just turning up to show solidarity with the protesters.
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Dublin near the top of the European drinks price league

Sunday World - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Krakow, Poland (€44); 4. Riga, Latvia (€64); 5. Tallinn, Estonia (€68); 6. Palma, Majorca (€73); 7. Berlin, Germany (€75); 8. Amsterdam, Netherlands (€75); 9. Barcelona, Spain (€79); 10.
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Donal Skehan: Conjure up some dark chocolate magic

Irish Times - ‎May 20, 2016‎
According to a number of surveys, Ireland is one of the world's largest consumers of chocolate per capita, falling joint third with the UK and just behind Germany and Switzerland. Who can blame us? It's fairly hard to resist the advertising: the ...
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