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# Bord Bia

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"I couldn't recommend it more": Launch your career in the international food and drink industry
Applications for the Bord Bia Talent Academy Marketing Fellowship are open until 25 September.
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# Your Say
Poll: What's the best way to eat spuds?
A nice contentious question to start your Friday.
# Bord Bia
Covid-19 will have a 'severe' impact on Irish food businesses
Bord Bia has said that the coronavirus pandemic has caused major disruption to the food industry.
# beef protests
'Farmers are keeping you in jobs': Farmers confront Bord Bia officials at Ploughing Championships
The Taoiseach, Tánaiste and President Higgins have also weighed in on the farming dispute today.
# policy and economy
Irish food companies are accelerating Brexit preparations as a no-deal 'cliff-edge' looms
Many companies are stockholding weeks worth of goods.
# food and drink
'We are at the forefront of a change': Inside Ireland's low and no-alcohol industry
The sector is growing on the back of changing attitudes.
# Explainer
The Real Veal: Here's how to tell if your meat is Irish or not
For fresh meats, the rules are clear. For processed meats, not so much.
# food and drink
The Irish food board wants to know how to 'win back' vegetarians and vegans
Dairy promoters have blamed social media ‘influencers’ for pushing people to plant-based milk substitutes.
# Magic Mushrooms
The Irish food board will pay UK influencers thousands a year to plug mushrooms
Bord Bia is about to roll out a multimillion-euro campaign across Britain and Ireland.
# crafty
County breakdown: Cork leading the way as Irish craft breweries grow by 500%
Westmeath is the only county in the Republic of Ireland with no microbrewery.
# lunch crunch
Poll: Where do you usually eat your dinner?
Give it to us straight. Be honest.
# Raising the steaks
Irish beef sellers can tell Americans that it is grass-fed, traceable and free of hormones
The USDA has handed its seal of approval to the Bord Bia plan to market Irish beef in America.
# Turkey and ham
Stephen's Day bites: A 'fridge omelette' and 7 other ingenious suggestions for your leftovers
Can’t face another sandwich? Read on…
# that's impressive
Six party recipes to impress people with, rated from 'easy' to 'slightly complicated'
Because sometimes ham and turkey sandwiches just don’t cut it.
# toast the most
Here are the top 10 things Irish people are eating for breakfast this morning
A new study charts Ireland’s early morning eating habits.
# makin bacon
Ireland's breakfast habits: We love rashers on weekends but toast tops the pile
New Bord Bia research looks at the nation’s morning eating habits.
# St Patrick's Day
Sliced bread, crisps, and cufflinks: The gifts that Enda gave the Obamas
A special Bord Bia hamper, a book on 1916 and, of course, the bowl of shamrock were among the gifts presented at the White House yesterday.
# Holy Cow!
Nothing is denting the world's appetite for Irish dairy
The sector was the biggest contributor to record food and drink exports in 2015.
Ireland and the spud go hand-in-hand, but they're in decline. Myth they're fattening is damaging
Spuds have a particular image problem among young women – ask a group of your female friends to come up with a word to describe potatoes and “fattening” is likely to be the most common response, writes Michael Kelly.
# a spud affair
Why our relationship with the potato is in need of couples counselling
It’s hard to keep the home fires burning after all the years.
# the cook of the irish
Obama will get a LOAD of Irish food today, but no Tayto
It’ll all probably be destroyed though…
# known unknowns
Why your food can include a United Nations of meats and you will probably never know
But do people really care what meat makes its way into their lasagne?
# inbox me
The Briefcase: Oil wars, Irish milk fans and glitter rage
This was the week in business.
The Chinese are lapping up Irish dairy - and that means big money for exporters
And why shouldn’t they like it? It’s grand, sure.
# Michael d in the east
A group of Chinese school children were very happy to see the President
Michael D Higgins is in China as part of a week-long State visit
# Yum
Are you a start-up food producer? There's 150 reasons to celebrate
Finally some good news for Enda Kenny today…
# Exports
"I don't think we're back to cheese mountains": Coveney plays down Russian sanctions
The Agriculture Minister has said the effect on the Irish market this year might only be €8.2 million.
# green fingers
Female, wealthy and urban: the shoppers driving Ireland's €100 million organic food sector
The organic industry in Ireland is growing again, according to Bord Bia.
# food academy
Supervalu partners with food startups in plan to create 300 jobs
The initiative will see the companies have their produce sold in Supervalu stores.
# SME Exports
AIB announces €200m fund to support Irish SME exports
The bank’s latest Exports Outlook Report for SMEs shows positive mood among Irish companies for expanding their export market in 2014.
# State Visit
It's day four of President Higgins' trip to the UK and today he's heading to a farm
From State banquet to country living. The President of Ireland has had a busy few days.
# Food
This is where Irish food and drink was sold last year and how well it did
We don’t know about you, but it’s making us a bit hungry.
# Bord Bia
Value of Irish food and drink exports nearly €10 billion in 2013
Exports for dairy products and ingredients brought in the most money, followed by beef exports.
# not yourwadi
MiWadi, Cheesestrings and Keelings bag Bord Bia awards
The Online Champion Award went to Pat Whelan of James Whelan Butchers for Ireland’s first online butcher.
# Om nom nom
More people cooking meals from scratch since recession kicked in
More than half of Irish people say they have a high level of confidence in their own cooking abilities.
# The Spud
Happy National Potato Day! Here are 7 interesting facts about the humble spud
Mashed, roasted, boiled, fried, chips…
# Lamb
Irish consumers favouring cheaper cuts of lamb as sales rise dramatically
Bord Bia said it has seen consumers across all food sectors looking more for value for money over the last year.
Column: Everyone can make a positive contribution to the economy by shopping locally
Significant opportunity exists within the indigenous retail sector to generate local spend that would have a powerful impact on our local communities and the economy as a whole, writes Seán Kelly MEP.
# Bord Bia
Deadline approaches for €1 million Bord Bia graduate programme
The programme sends 25 graduates to work with Irish food companies overseas.