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National Food Works Programme Announces Successful 2016 Candidates including Waterford Company

Following a nationwide search for Ireland's top food entrepreneurs, nine new and upcoming Irish food and drink companies have been selected to participate in this year's Food Works Programme. Conor Coughlan from Black Twist Hard Coffee, Waterford is one of the nine entrepreneurs selected to take part.

The entrepreneurs from all across the country gathered in Dublin this week to commence participation on Food Works 2016. The entrepreneurial group includes Andrew Wynne, founder of ‘Nutmost', an innovative concept which sees nuts go through a process of soaking and drying to produce a healthier and tastier product. Another successful candidate Niall Moloney from Pow Cow, is launching a high protein, fat free frozen yoghurt, the first of its kind in Europe, while James and Deirdre Cunningham from the Connemara Food Company joined the programme to launch ‘Nori' a new seaweed based salt alternative.

Commenting on this year's programme Mary Morrissey of Bord Bia said, "The nine entrepreneurs who have been chosen for Food Works 2016 are a truly, dynamic group. To reach this stage of the process, they have already proven their ambition and as part of the next phase, they will look to firmly establish successful export led food companies. It is encouraging to see many... Read more »»

National Food Works Programme Announces Successful 2016 Candidates including Waterford Company

National Food Works Programme Announces Successful 2016 Candidates including Waterford Company

Summerval’s Viking Country kicks off this Saturday!!!

Summerval’s Viking Country kicks off this Saturday!!!

The Viking Country feature, as part of 'Summerval' kicks off this saturday, June 25th, and what a way to start with the excellent Gerry Guthrie and band on stage from 8-10pm, outdoors at the... Read more »»

Cullinane welcomes € 1.5m to facilitate the creation of a Technological University of the Southeast

Sinn Féin T.D. for Waterford Deputy David Cullinane has welcomed the allocation of € 1.5m announced by Government to help meet the costs of WIT transitioning to a Technological University. Deputy Cullinane recently published a proposed model of what a Technological University would look like and is supportive of the application. However he said questions remain regarding Industrial Relations matters, the need for increased Capital Funding and the status of Technological... Read more »»

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