“Developing a food business can be a daunting task”
The available supports provided by Bord Bia, Teagasc and Enterprise Ireland, include consumer market research, business plan development, technical advice, commercial viability testing in addition to access to fast track access to R&D facilities and possible investors and state funding.
Speaking this week, Natalie and Karen Keane of Bean & Goose chocolate company said, “Developing a food business can be a daunting task, however this programme offers the necessary practical supports for any entrepreneur considering this move.
“It was a great opportunity for us to access the expertise of Bord Bia, Teagasc and Enterprise Ireland whose support has enabled us to put a business plan in place that will grow Bean and Goose in the coming years.”
Interested participants are invited to register online for an introduction meeting in Dublin, Fermoy or Athenry via www.foodworksireland.ie
- Tuesday, 8th March, Teagasc, MoorePark, Fermoy, Cork
- Thursday, 10th March, Enterprise Ireland, Eastpoint Business Park, Dublin
- Tuesday, 22nd March, Enterprise Ireland, Eastpoint Business Park, Dublin
- Tuesday, 5th April, Teagasc, Athenry, Galway