Category Archives: food and drink

Concern for bee population losses inspires public demonstration

On Wednesday, the 25th April there will be a demonstration outside the Dáil (Leinster House) at 12.30 pm of an NGO coalition of The Hedge laying Association of Ireland, An Taisce, The Irish Wildlife T…

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Public Consultation Process on the Future of the Organic Sector in Ireland

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Andrew Doyle T.D. has announced his intention to launch a public consultation process on the new strategic plan for the develop…

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Origin Green Food & Drink Supplier Search Tool

Origin Green is Ireland’s food and drink sustainability programme. Looking for an Origin Green food or drink supplier? Use this search tool to find what you are looking for!…

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Origin Green Sustainable Sourcing

Launched in 2012, Origin Green is Ireland’s food and drink sustainability programme. It brings together the private sector, government, and food producers through Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board.

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Iceland vows to become first supermarket to eliminate plastic packaging

Iceland became the first major retailer to commit to eliminate plastic packaging for all of its own brand products by the year 2023. All plastic packaging of its own brand products will be replaced wi…

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Cork City Council becomes first council to cease its use of disposable cups

Report from Olivia Kelleher in The Irish Times January 11th 2018 recognises the move by Cork City Council to end its supply of single use disposable cups in their offices.

Staff are facilitated to …

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Carlsberg Group’s First Carbon-neutral Brewery

Carlsberg Sverige now runs Sweden’s first big brewery with zero carbon emissions from its energy consumption. The brewery in Falkenberg is now 100% powered by biogas and green electricity.

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Turning Food Waste into Profit

A restaurant loses €24,000 a year to food waste, a hotel €150,000 – so tackling it makes sense

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Turn food waste into Profit Seminar

Hotels, Restaurants and all those involved in the food service industry in the North West and further afield are invited to attend the “ Turn Food Waste into Profit” Seminar On Shannon on May 29th .

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Green Business at Future In Food Ireland 2016

Green Business at Future in Food, Croke Park Stadium November 23rd…

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