Food events savour the sweet taste of €2.7m

The recent Taste of Dublin and Taste of Cork food events took in €2.7 million in revenue, according to organiser Avril Bannerton.

5th July, 2008

The recent Taste of Dublin and Taste of Cork food events took in €2.7 million in revenue, according to organiser Avril Bannerton.

Bannerton said the Taste of Dublin, in the Iveagh Gardens in the city centre, attracted 30,000 people. The Taste of Cork, which took place last weekend in Cork City Gaol, attracted 15,000 people – 3,000 more than expected.

Visitors spent an average of €30 per person and sponsorship revenues from the two events totalled €725,000. The...

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