Wednesday September 23, 2020

Blas na hÉireann Awards: Fighting the food fight

Ireland's food producers are on the march, leading a revolution with the full support of the Blas na hÉireann Awards, writes Colette Sexton.

30th June, 2012
Brian Campbell and his wife, Bernie, of Just Desserts. Photo: Keith Heneghan

If an army marches on its stomach, then it's a wonder Ireland hasn't won the war against the recession already. For Ireland is a nation packed with food producers of outstanding quality. Coordinating their might could just be the battle strategy needed to help this country march out of its economic doldrums.

A few years ago, Ballymaloe chef Darina Allen spoke of the future for Irish food. "As an island off Europe," she said, "Ireland...

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