Plenty to digest at agri-food summit

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At the National Food & Drink Industry Summit 2018 from left: Kevin McPartlan, director of prepared consumer goods, Food Drink Ireland; Neven Maguire, celebrity chef and brand ambassador for Simply Better; Colette Sexton, News Correspondent, The Sunday Business Post; Diarmuid Murphy, brand manager, Dunnes Stores Simply Better range; Stephanie Moe, marketing strategy manager, Bord Bia; Catriona Flaherty, founder, What's For Pudding, Simply Better supplier and winner of the Golden Fork for IrelandPictures: Maura Hickey

Celebrity diets, Brexit and the power of health lobbyists made for a meaty agenda at Croke Park for the 2018 National Food and Drink Industry Summit, writes Róisín Kiberd

As anyone who has tried to make sense of a paragraph-long list of E numbers will tell you, food can be a complicated matter, and ethical questions around its production, sale and consumption have loomed large in the public consciousness in recent years.

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