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Co-Op Food CEO to address NIFDA Annual Dinner

Jo Whitfield, Chief Executive for Food at the Co-Op will be the keynote speaker at the 23rd Northern Ireland Food and Drink Association’s (NIFDA) Annual Dinner – the largest annual gathering of the Northern Ireland food processing industry. The event, run in partnership with Danske Bank, will be held on Thursday 17th October in the… Read more »

NIFDA joins 21 business bodies calling for regional flexibility around migrant labour policies

Brexit deal vital to secure the labour needed to keep Northern Ireland working Shrinking numbers of European workers in Northern Ireland are creating severe labour shortages which are critically affecting many businesses’ daily operations. And local business organisations and representative bodies have joined forces on an unprecedented scale, writing to the Prime Minister, Home Secretary… Read more »

NIFDA holds Brexit discussions with Secretary of State

Representatives of the Northern Ireland Food and Drink Association (NIFDA) met with Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, The Rt Hon Michael Gove MP this week to discuss the ongoing Brexit negotiations. The delegation, which included NIFDA executives and members of the association, met with Mr Gove as part of a series… Read more »

Thompson’s Family Teas obtain new Great Taste Awards

Belfast based Thompson’s Family Teas has picked up new Great Taste Awards for a range of product lines. This includes 3 stars, (normally reserved for exclusive and specialised products rather than an affordable everyday product) for their Punjana Original and Irish Breakfast lines. Two star awards went to Thompson’s Signature, Everyday, Punjana Loose, Turkish Apple, Black Tea Orange… Read more »