300 jobs created in Irish food startups

More than 300 jobs are being created in Irish food business startups as a result of a collaborative initiative between local enterprise offices, Bord Bia and SuperValu.

1st July, 2014
The Food Academy Start Programme has helped over 200 companies secure their first retail listings

More than 300 jobs are being created in Irish food business startups as a result of a collaborative initiative between local enterprise offices, Bord Bia and SuperValu.

Despite their small size, over 200 companies who participated in the Food Academy Start Programme will supply SuperValu retailers for the first time this year, generating sales worth €5 million.

As the stores are independently owned and operated, SuperValu retailers are able to source directly from local suppliers, enabling these...

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