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Cit y west, 5t h S eptemb er 2019


Show Ireland 2019




Food Logistics and Supply Chain Expo

The Pub and Off Licences Expo





EXPO 2019



& fine foods show

Consumer Behaviour & Future Trends

Free From & Functional Food Show


@FDBexpo #FoodDrinkBizExpo

Dunnes Simply Better Cooking Demo by Neven Maguire 11.00-11.50: Cooking Demo 11.50-12.10: Supplier Interview 12.10-12.30: Meet & Greet 12.30-13.00: Re-Set for next demo

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Food & Drink Business Conference Food & Drink Business Conference Times Name


9.55-10.00 Philip Boucher Hayes, RTE 10.00-10.20

Opening Remarks

Louise Sullivan, Director of Public Affairs & Communications, CocaCola HBC Ireland & Northern Ireland

Addressing the Problem of Plastic Packaging

Panel Discussion: Moderator: Philip Boucher Hayes, RTE Panelists: Justin Carton, Director of Projects, Manor Farm, Denis The Meat & Dairy Sustainability 10.20-11.00 O'Brien, Director of Standards & Solutions, GS1 Ireland, Jackie Cahill, Challenge TD for Tipperary, and Spokesperson on Food & Horticulture 11.00-11.20

Coffee Break & Networking

Panel Discussion : Moderator : Philip Boucher Hayes, RTE Panellists : Simon Mckeever, CEO Irish Exporters Associations, Carol Lynch, Partner, BDO Customs and International Trade, Louise 11.20-12.00 Sullivan, Director of Public Affairs & Communications, Coca-Cola HBC Ireland & Northern Ireland, David Brett Managing Director, OakPark Foods

Brexit – 56 Days to B Day!

12.00-12.20 Lynda Boylan, SVP Markets, Manna Aero

Drone delivery of prepared and takeaway food

Panel Discussion : Moderator : Philip Boucher Hayes, RTE Panelists : Denise Doyle, Managing Director, Retail Republic, Holly 12.20-13.00 Consumer Behaviours & Trends White, Wellness,'Author & Food and Lifestyle Influencer, Lynda Boylan, Manna Aero 13.00-14.00

Lunch Break & Networking

Judges:Alison Cowzer, RTE Dragons Den Investor Holly White, Wellness,'Author & Food and Lifestyle Influencer, Colum O'Sullivan, 14.00-15.30 Co-Founder, Cully & Sully, Brian Lee, Co-Founder & CEO, Freshly Chopped

Lions Den

Panel Discussion : Moderator : Philip Boucher Hayes, RTE Panellists : Kenneth Carroll, Managing Director,Carroll Foods, Dave 15.30-16.00 Connelly, Dublin City Council, Conor Coyne, Co-Founder, Hapi Food, Ian Mullin, Head of Innovation, Freshways, Rob Horgan, Cheif Bean Counter & Founder Velo Coffee Roasters

How to Scale a Food Business

16.00-16.05 Philip Boucher Hayes, RTE

Closing remarks

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Dare to enter the Lion’s Den

Come see irish food & drink start-ups put their business to the test with our lions Visit the main stage at 2pm if you think you’re brave enough!

The Lions Alison Cowzer the Company of Food & RTE Dragons Den investor

Holly White Author and Food & Lifestyle influencer

Colum O’Sullivan Co-founder of Cully and Sully

Brian Lee Co-founder & CEO OF Freshly Chopped

organized by:

The Food Retail & Hospitality Show Artisan & Free From Show The Food Retail & Hospitality Show Times Name


9.55-10.00 James Burke, Owner & Lead Consultant - JB&A Business Advisors 10.00-10.15 Pádraig Nolan, Sales Director, Retail Solutions Ltd

Opening Remarks Take the Hassle out of HACCP with Retail Solutions new Digital HACCP Management App. Retail Reimagined – The future of retail is human centric.

10.15-10.30 Robert Flavin, Director, Strategic Planning, Visualise Panel Discussion : Moderator : James Burke, Owner & Lead Consultant - JB&A Business Advisors, Panellists : Malachy O'Connor, Retail Consultant 10.30-11.00 Food First Consulting & Partner, IPLC , Beth Taubner, CEO, Future of Food: New Realities for the Industry Transformational Brand Strategist & Creative Director Mercurylab, Dr. Bashair Al Riyami, Food and Beverages Innovation Specialist, Industrial Innovation Centre 11.00-11.30 Coffee Break & Networking 11.30-11.45 Lynn O'Brien, Branch Manager - Munster GRENKE

Smart Finance for Smart Business’

11.45-12.00 Denise Doyle, Managing Director, Retail Republic Malachy O'Connor, Retail Consultant 12.00-12.15 Food First Consulting & Partner, IPLC

Food Branding for Gen Z - Sustainable 'Purpose before Profit Private Label Food and Drink

12.15-12.30 Onur Simsek, CEO , Alacarte 12.30-12.45 Paul Webster, VP Business Development, Livit Design 12.45-13.00 Mary Mackin,Senior Analyst, AIB Business Banking

How new technology trends will impact the hospitality industry. How Artificial Intelligence can Enhance your Guest Experience & Drive Sales Tourism & Hospitality - The story behind the data


Lunch Break & Networking The rise of the Gut Health trend in Europe - adding value to 14.00-14.15 Gavin Cartland, Head of Commercial & Category, Biotiful Dairy Dairy by meeting and leveraging key consumer needs. Food to go, Growth & Capitalising on Vegan & Vegetarian 14.15-14.30 Ian Mullin, Head of Innovation, Freshways trends 14.30-14.45 Stephen Martin,National EPOS Manager, Elavon Customer Payments facilities. 14.45-15.15

Coffee Break & Networking

Artisan Fine Food and Free From & Functional Food Show Times Name


15.15-15.30 Gill Brennan, CEO, The Coeliac Society of Ireland 15.30-15.45

The Gluten Free Eating Out Pledge

Beth Taubner,CEO, Transformational Brand Strategist & Creative Director Mercurylab


15.45-16.00 Brian McDermott , Celebrity Chef

A Chefs Journey, Food is your fuel.

16.00-16.05 James Burke, Owner & Lead Consultant - JB&A Business Advisors

Closing remarks


& fine foods show I R E L A N D

Free From & Functional Food Show

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Forecourt & Convenience Retail Consumer Behavior & Future Trends Forecourt & Convenience Retail Times Name Topic Brian Doyle,Managing Director, Kelley Hunter9.55-10.00 Opening Remarks Chairman 10.00-10.15 Mark Fitzpatrick, Managing Director, Q-Fitz Impulse buying & impulse purchase Markus Helfert, Prof. Digital Transformation & Digital Transformation in Food and Grocery Retailing – Time to 10.15-10.30 Gueltekin Cakir, Maynooth University Rethink Strategy and Operations 10.30-10.45 Conor McCahon, Sector Specialist, AIB Consumer Spending Behavior Audrey Munroe,Senior Business Development 10.45-11.00 Location Analysis Manager-Marketing Services, GoToMarket 11.00-11.30 Coffee Break & Networking 11.30-11.45 Kevin McPartlan, CEO, IPIA Rob Horgan,Chief Bean Counter & Founder, Velo 11.45-12.00 Coffee Roasters Ltd Simon Kelly, Design Manager, Smurfit Kappa 12.00-12.15 Display

How to Scale a Food Business Enhancing your brand both on and off the shelf Managing your food margin - Are you getting the most out of your business? IPRA – how we support retailers and the ‘rates’ challenge

12.15-12.30 Patrick McDermott - CEO DigiTally 12.30-13.00 David Blevings, IPRA 13.00-13.30

Liquid fuels retailing in a low carbon future

Lunch Break & Networking

Consumer Behavior & Future Trends Times Name


13.30-13.45 Clyde Genie, Managing Director, Bradley Digital

‘Why human experiences matter in a digital world’

13.45-14.00 Eimear McManus, Director, Digital Works Agency

Social Media Marketing for FMCG Businesses

14.00-14.15 JP McMahon, Symposium Founder & Director, Food on the Edge Elish Bul, Marketing Manager and Content Marketing 14.15-14.30 Consultant - Snap Print Design Websites Ireland 14.30-14.45 Brian Doyle,Managing Director, Kelley Hunter

Learnings from Food on the Edge Get past the styling . Head straight to Authentic Content & Visual Storytelling Ideas Top 10 tips for successful distribution in Ireland

14.45-15.00 Anne Conlon, Founder All About Sales

Creating Loyal Customer


Coffee Break & Networking Advance Facebook and Instagram Advertising 15.30-15.45 Colm Hanratty, Founder and CEO, Sixtwo Digital Techniques for the Food and Drinks Industry. 15.45-16.00 Muireann Fitzmaurice, Marketing Coach THE ULTIMATE MARKETING CHECKLIST 16.00-16.05 Brian Doyle,Managing Director, Kelley Hunter- Chairman


Closing remarks

Consumer Behaviour & Future Trends

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Food Logistics & Supply Chain Expo / The Brexit Food Summit Food Logistics & Supply Chain Expo Times Name



Andy Pratt, Business Development Lead, Business Accelerating The Product Data Supply Chain Computer Projects Ltd


Adrian Brijbassi, Digital Publisher, Content Specialist,, nChain

10.40 -11.00

Declan Sinnott, Managing Director, Rhenus Logistics

11.00-11.30 11.30-11.50

Blockchain and the Future of Food Supply Management

Coffee Break & Networking Chris Deans, Managing Director, Crane Worldwide Logistics Irl Ltd

The Impact Brexit could have on your Supply Chain.

The Brexit Food Summit Times Name


11.50-12.10 Brain Conroy, Food Lawyer, Leman Solicitors

Food labelling changes after Brexit

12.10-12.30 Niall Rooney,Data Protection Lawyer, FP Logue

GDPR Update for Food Companies

12.30-12.50 Simon McKeever, CEO, Irish Exporters Association 13.00-14.00 14.00-14.20

Lunch Break & Networking Carol Lynch, Partner, BDO Customs and International Trade

14.20-14.40 Mike McGrath, Managing Director, Arvo

THE BREXIT FOOD SUMMIT Citywest Exhibition Centre

Dublin, 5th September 2018

Import and export changes post Brexit Top 5 Importing Concerns from a No Deal Brexit

Food Logistics and

Supply Chain Expo Citywest Exhibition Centre Dublin, 26th September 2018

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Food Quality & Safety / NPD & Innovations Food Quality & Safety Times Name Topic Carole Drury, Associate, Chartered UK & European Patent 9.55-10.00 Opening Remarks Attorney, Barker Brettell LLP - Chairman Contamination Control in Food and Drink Manufacturing Processes, 10.00-10.15 Kirsten McKeown, PMT Ireland should we monitor our manufacturing processes more? 10.15-10.30 Gerry Power, Dynamics Sales Manager, ProStrategy How technology improves Food Quality and Safety 10.30-10.45 Brian Molloy, Inspector, Health and Safety Authority Health & Safety Requirements and Resources for the Hospitality Sector Jens Bleiel, Co-Founder & Executive Director, AnaBio 10.45-11.00 The Future of Food Technologies LTD 11.00-11.30 Coffee Break & Networking 11.30-11.45 Peter Littleton, Technical Director, Christeyns Food Hygiene Austin Madden, Business Development, Director, 11.45-12.00 Checksolo DAC

Controlling Analogue Food Safety in a Digital Age The Challenge of ISO22000:2018 FSMS Implementation

NPD & Innovations Times Name


12.00-12.15 Marianne Dorney, Founder, Pickle Organic The Importance of Design Thinking in New Product Development Professor Ronan Gormley, Food technologist - UCD Institute of 12.15-12.30 New horizons in plant and plant-based foods Food & Health, School of Agriculture & Food Science Bashair Al Riyami, Food and Beverages Innovation Specialist, 12.30-12.45 Innovation in the food & beverage industry of Oman IIC Niamh Burke, Dairy Processing Specialist, Dairy Processing 12.45-13.00 Shifting from Product to Process based Quality Systems Technology Centre 13.00-13.30 Lunch Break & Networking Phil Cooper, Sales and Marketing Manager UK and Ireland, 13.30-13.45 Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals – Food or Pharma? Heuft Ltd Julie Dunne, Assistant Head of School of Food Science and TU Dublin Food and Beverage Science and Development 13.45-14.00 Environmental Health, TU Dublin Industry opportunities 14.00-14.15 Noreen Fitzpatrick,Manager, National Innovation,SOLAS Skills to Advance – Make skills work for you Juan Valverde, Business Development and Innovation Manager, Challenges and Opportunities for Future of Food Companies in 14.15-14.30 Trinity College Dublin Ireland 14.30-14.45 Carol Griffin, Research Officer,Teagasc What can Sensory Science do for your Food Business Carole Drury, Associate, Chartered UK & European Patent 14.45-15.00 Protecting you product: an introduction to IP Attorney, Barker Brettell LLP 15.00-15.30 Coffee Break & Networking 15.30-15.45 Jim Fitzsimons, Managing Director, Riverwest Management Ltd. Managing the costs of NPD and Innovation in Food and Drink 15.45-16.00 Keith Symes, Managing Director, Sussed Nutrition Carole Drury, Associate, Chartered UK & European Patent 16.00-16.05 Attorney, Barker Brettell LLP - Chairman

EXPO 2019

Sussed Innovative Closing Remarks


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Sustainability in Food / Health & Wellness Food Sustainability Times Name


9.55-10.00 Cathy Soraghan, CEO ,Women on the run- Chairman 10.00-10.15 Carla McSorley, Account Manager, FoodCloud

A collaborative approach to tackling food waste The Green Hush – Why Irish Businesses are Staying Silent about their Sustainability Efforts Identify inefficiency in your Operations without hiring a single advisor! The value of Corporate Social Responsibility & Green Marketing to the Irish Food Sector

10.15-10.30 Ciara Feehely, Head of Communications, Vita 10.30-10.45 Thomas McGrath, Chief Executive, Cognition Danielle McCormick, Company Director, McCormick Communications

10.45-11.00 11.00-11.30

Opening Remarks

Coffee Break & Networking

11.30-11.45 Nick Bennett, Director, Supply Advantage Ltd

Sustainable Procurement Practices in Food and Drink businesses

11.45-12.00 Peter Gaynor, Executive Director,Fairtrade Ireland

Trends in sustainability and Fairtrade

12.00-12.15 Ollan Herr, Zero Waste Alliance Ireland & Herr Ltd

How our current waste water treatment systems threaten our future food security and our water supplies

12.15-12.30 Dan Twomey, MD, Waterpower

Electricity Supply & Generation and Renwable Energy

12.30-12.45 Owen Power, Managing Director, Enerpower

Solar PV - Meet your sustainability Targets and Generate Free Electricity


Lunch Break & Networking

Health & Wellness 13.55-14.00

Ann Ruddy,Founder - Redrose Developments Ltd, Ireland

Opening Remarks

14.00-14.45 Gaye Godkin, Personalised Nutrition Consultant Personalised Nutrition -Workshop 14.45-15.00 Cathy Soraghan, CEO ,Women on the run Ann Ruddy,Founder - Redrose Developments Ltd, Ireland Doireann Barrett, Founder and Owner, The 15.15-15.30 Gluten Free Kitchen Company Cathy Soraghan, CEO ,Women on the run15.30-15.05 Chairman 15.00-15.15

Food on the move Seaweed - for health and vitality My Journey to learn about my Auto Immune Disease, whilst sharing my findings through Developing my Food & Wellness Brand Closing Remarks




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Future Food Factory Future Food Factory Times Name


10.00-10.20 Liam Murphy, Director, HPP Tolling

High Pressure Processing (HPP ) -The Future of Food Preservation

Robert Hernan,Senior Lean Advisor 10.20-10.40 Lean-Operational Excellence Department Enterprise Ireland

Improving the productivity and competitiveness of the Irish Food Sector

10.40 -11.00 Neil Bradley,Chef, Founder, CEO, Kitchen OS

The Future Kitchen, Robots or People?


Coffee Break & Networking

Denise O’Brien, Director of Standards & Solutions, GS1 Ireland Sue Springett, Commercial Manager, 11.50-12.10 Teknomek

Industry 4.0, IoT, Blockchain: What does the future hold for today’s Traceability Systems ? Smart thinking is as important as smart tech in designing the food factory of the future How Intelligent Automation can improve profit margins, reduce waste and improve customer satisfaction


12.10-12.30 JC Abella, Head of Strategy, Alvitz Panel Discussion: Moderator: TBC Panellists: Joan Mulvihill, Digitalisation 12.30-13.00 Lead, Siemens Ireland, Thomas McGrath, CEO,Coginition, JC Abella, Head of Strategy, Alvitz 13.00-14.00 14.00-14.20

Lunch Break & Networking Steve Gerrity,Ireland Sales Manager, Unitech Engineering Ltd

14.20-14.40 Noel Carr, Managing Director, DIOMAC 14.40-15.00

The food factory of the future: smart, connected and collaborative

Luke Pheasey, Marketing Manager, Sana Commerce

Innovations in Engineering within the Food & Drink Industry Transparency and Traceability: Digital transformation for SMEs with global ambition How to Optimise Through automation & Shorten Your Time to Market



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The Crafts Beers & Spirits Expo The Pub & Off Licences Expo Future of Crafts Beers & Spirits 9.55-10.00 Fergal Murray, Beer/Brewing and Distilling Consultant

Opening Remarks


Conor Farrell, Global Spirits Manager - Alltech Beverage Division Ireland

The Future of Beverage: low & no alcohol


Sarah McAvinchey, Director of Business Development, Galway Gin Company

The future of Irish Gin. Can it be a world standard?

10.40 -11.00

David Walsh-Kemmis,Founder and Managing Director - Challenges and opportunites for new entrants to Ballykilcavan Brewing Company the Irish craft beer market


Coffee Break & Networking

Quality & Innovation 11.20-11.40 Aidan Mehigan,C.E.O ,Gortinore 11.40-12.00

Wood & Whiskey - A Magical Relationship

Judith Boyle, Lecturer of Beverage - Dublin Institute of Technology

What does local mean to the drinks industry?

12.00-12.20 Philip Woodnutt, Founder, WHClab

Unpasteurized Craft Beer: How to maintain quality control and shelf stability

12.20-12.40 Chris Hill, Customer Experience Manager, Kegstar

Turning your beverage, into an awesome experience.

12.40-13.00 Sakon Alexandre, Founder/owner - ASC BARRELS

Everything you always wanted to know about barrel about barrel aging but were afraid to ask!


Lunch Break & Networking

The Pub & Off Licences Expo 14.00-14.20 James Griffiths,Senior Associate - Pinsent Masons 14.20-14.40

Mรกire Conneely, Senior Associate, Litigation & Dispute Resolution - A&L Goodbody & Constance Cassidy

Navigating the Wild West of the Northern Ireland Liquor Licensing Regime What does the new producer's retail licence really mean for breweries and distilleries?

14.40-15.00 Martin Duffy, Co Founder & Head of Technology, Prinks

Digitization of the off-licence

15.00-15.05 Fergal Murray, Beer/Brewing and Distilling Consultant

Closing remarks


The Pub and Off Licences Expo Citywest Exhibition Centre

Dublin, 5th September 2018

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Drinks Tasting Masterclass Drinks Tasting Masterclass Times Name 10.30-11.00 Gerald Costello, Costellos Brewing Company 11.00-12.00 Niall Tubridy, Whiskey Experts 12.00-12.30 Sarah McAvinchey, Galway Gin Company 12.30-13.00 The Pembrokeshire Cider Company 13.00-13.30 Mike Hutchinson/ Dianne Cameron-Parker, Liquid Safari 13.30-14.00 Darren Murphy, Blacks of Consale 14.00-14.30 Conor Coughlan, Black Twist 14.30-15.00 Jim O Connor, Dublin City Gin


Enjoy the best of Pop, Swing, Rock n’ Roll, Latin-American, Irish and Motown

All-Time Party Hits!

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Speakers Adrian Brijbassi Digital Publisher, Content Specialist, nChain Adrian Brijbassi is one of Canada’s leading food and travel writers, and a digital media entrepreneur. He is the editor of “Inspired Cooking”, a cookbook featuring 20 of Canada’s leading chefs and their stories of how food can prevent disease and support healthier lifestyles. As a journalist he has worked for major media outlets in Canada and the United States, and publishes the digital travel magazines and

Andy Pratt Business Development Lead Business Computer Projects Ltd Andy has over 30 years’ experience helping manufacturers, distributors and retailers across the food and drink industry leverage technology to gain a strategic advantage. He understands the unique challenges these businesses face and uses this knowledge to advise on a variety of IT initiatives for long-term success.

Anne Conlon Founder All About Sales Anne Conlon, All About Sales, before establishing her own training company worked with the Irish Independent News & Media Group, Corporate Express Ireland and BWG Foods in Senior Management roles. She has vast knowledge in sales and people development. She works with businesses to improve sales and staff performances.

Ann Ruddy Founder Redrose Developments Ltd, Ireland Ann Ruddy, has a rich vein of experience in the area of corporate management, having sat on the board of a number of companies and charities, with a flare for innovation creating software to reduce violence in the workplace and an anti-counterfeit system is used globally she also a proven history and extensive experience in sales and marketing. A qualified project manager in Prince2 methodologies running numerous projects simultaneously.

Aidan Mehigan Founder – Adventurer – Distiller Gortinore Distillers & Co Aidan Mehigan studied international politics, worked in the City of London and then moved back to Ireland to set up a whiskey distillery. It’s an unusual career trajectory but one that came to underpin the ‘doing things differently’ ethos of Gortinore Distillers & Co., and something that the Gortinore team have in common. A visit to a distillery in Detroit sparked Aidan’s love affair with whiskey.

Audrey Munroe Senior Business Development Manager Experian Ireland Audrey Munroe is a senior Business Development Manager for Experian Ireland focusing on the Marketing Services solutions Experian offer to the market place. She has held that position for 12 years. Before that she held roles as an account manager within the print and direct mail industry for more than 19 years. As a senior business development manager for Experian, a FTSE 100 company, Audrey has a wide variety of clients across all sectors.

Austin Madden Busines Development Director Checksolo DAC Checksolo DAC delivers a cloud based QMS which enforces the implementation of your ISO22000:2018 Food Safety Management System rather than just recording quality activities. With experience in software development, quality systems design and organisational change, Checksolo can support your organisation in overcoming the natural resistance to change experienced with such a challenging implementation.

Bashair Al Riyami Food &Beverages Innovation Specialist Industrial Innovation Centre Dr. Bashair Al Riyami has earned her BSc in Nutritional Sciences at University College Cork, Ireland, in 2001 and her MSc in Food Science and Nutrition from SQU. Her PhD was obtained in Nutritional Science from University of Nottingham, UK (2018). She worked in the Ministry of Health for 8 years.

Beth Taubner CEO, Transformational Brand Strategist & Creative Director - Mercurylab Beth works between London and New York creating branding programs, visuals and communications for businesses large and small. Her clients include wellknown American brands to luxury and gourmet food brands, including DoughRayMe, Stop & Shop, Condé Nast Publications, The Currant Café and ROAR AFRICA.

Brian Conroy Food Lawyer Leman Solicitors Brian Conroy is a food law and brand protection solicitor with Leman Solicitors. Brian specialises in legal aspects of the Food and Drinks Industry. He has a Law Society qualification in agribusiness and food law and is a registered trade mark agent.

Brian Doyle Managing Director Kelly Hunter Brian Doyle MBA, Member of CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) Brian is the Founder and Owner of Kelly Hunter (Stradone, Co. Cavan & Dublin) and a director of Fleetwood Paints Ltd., Ireland’s largest

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indigenous paint manufacturing company established 1987.

Brian Molloy Inspector Health and Safety Authority Brian is an inspector with the Health and Safety Authority and for the past 7yrs has been working on developing innovative and cost-effective ways of helping Irish businesses to manage health and safety

Brian McDermott Celebrity Chef

Brian McDermott is an award-winning celebrity chef and author from Co Donegal, as well as chef-proprietor of the newly-restored Foyle Hotel in Moville. Brian’s book “ Donegal Table “ has just won Best Cookery Book in the World at the Gourmand Book Awards in China. Brian has built a national reputation as a chef on one simple belief – that tasty, healthy food based around traditional recipes and local produce is something everyone should enjoy.

Carla McSorley Account Manager FoodCloud Carla McSorley is an Account Manager with FoodCloud, a not for profit social enterprise that connects businesses with surplus food to charities and community groups across Ireland. Carla joined FoodCloud in 2015 and works closely with food businesses in Ireland to support them on food waste reduction and maximising positive impact through surplus redistribution.

Carol Griffin Research Officer (Sensory & New Product Development) - Teagasc Carol Griffin works in New Product Development and Sensory Analysis at Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ashtown. She manages the sensory analysis facility which provides services ranging from trained descriptive panel profiling to focus group and consumer testing of a wide range of food types.

Carole Drury Associate, Chartered UK & European Patent Attorney - Barker Brettell LLP Carol Griffin works in New Product Development and Sensory Analysis at Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ashtown. She manages the sensory analysis facility which provides services ranging from trained descriptive panel profiling to focus group and consumer testing of a wide range of food types.

Carol Lynch Partner BDO Customs & International Trade Carol is a Partner at BDO Customs and International

Speakers Trade Services. Carol has more than 25 years’ experience in customs and international trade. Carol is currently heavily involved in advising clients on the impact of Brexit and is working with a number of high profile companies in this regard.

Cathy Soraghan CEO Women on the run Cathy Soraghan, was recently awarded Best Freelance Personal trainer in Ireland. She delivers not only an exercise routine but she also provides Low Gi ready made meals for her clients. To enable them to achieve maximum results. Her menu is bespoke and created from Food science knowledge. Her sessions are one to one and very Personal. She recently was one of the food Providers for Bank of Ireland and Dunlaoghaire Chamber.

Christopher Deans Managing Director Crane Worldwide Logistics A successful, Director within the Global Logistics & Supply Chain Industry. Accountable for leading, directing and managing a team of professionals across all functions for results throughout the full portfolio of services 3PL, 4PL, Freight Forwarding and Logistics & Distribution.

Chris Hill Customer Experience Manager Kegstar Chris has almost a decade of experience working in the food and drinks sector. From a la carte chef to publican, working in drinks wholesale to more recently stainless steel keg rental, he has always strived for one thing, delivering an excellent customer experience.

Ciara Feehely Head of Communications & Fundraising - Vita Ciara Feehely joined Vita as head of communications and fundraising in 2015 having previously worked for EirGrid, ICSA and RTÉ in communications roles. Vita is an international INGO working to reduce hunger and the impacts of climate change in Africa through food, energy and water security.

Colm Hanratty Founder and CEO Sixtwo Digital Colm Hanratty is the CEO and Founder of Sixtwo Digital – a digital marketing agency that specialises in collaborating with businesses in the food, hospitality and events industries. His agency has a proven track record of generating a return on investment for their clients.

Conor Farrell Global Spirits Manager Alltech Beverage Division Ireland Conor Farrell is the Global Beverage Manager for Alltech

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Beverage Division, he is responsible for all breweries and distilleries in Ireland, UK and USA. Leading the NPD and Innovation side of the business along with sales, distribution and GTR partnerships for over 25 countries.

Conor Coyne CEO Hapi Food Co. Conor Coyne is the Co-Founder of Hapi Food Co. - A Healthy Food Company based in County Meath. After graduating from Trinity College Dublin, Conor wanted to take what he ate more seriously. He also wanted to set up a business. That’s when Hapi Food Co. was born. He focuses on Sales, Marketing and Business Development.

Constance Cassidy Senior Counsel The Bar of Ireland Constance is recognised as the leading senior counsel specialising in licensing law. She is author of numerous books and publications on the area of licensing.

Conor McCahon Sector Specialist AIB Act as a sector specialist for AIB, supporting the retail, pharmacy and franchising sectors. Responsible for supporting the banks growth strategy in these sectors via business development, thought leadership and credit assessment.

Clyde Genie Managing Director Bradley Brand and Design Clyde is a Brand & Digital Strategy Consultant who works with Bradley Brand & Design helping Irish brands differentiate themselves from a crowded market. Clyde believes strong brands are not about mastering the new marketing trend of the week, but how well they connect with the customers they are trying to help and communicate their understanding back to them.

Conor Coughlan Founder Black Twist I enjoy whiskey and great coffee, so I embarked upon a journey to bring these worlds together in a completely new way. The result is Black Twist - an award-winning spirit drink crafted by slowly cold brewing single origin coffee in Irish whiskey. Black Twist’s unique taste profile and positioning redefine the possibilities for coffeethemed alcohol drinks.

Darren Murphy Brand Ambassador - Blacks Brewery and Distillery Kinsale Darren Murphy is Brand Ambassador at one of Irelands premium craft Breweries and Distilleries Blacks, based in Kinsale Co Cork and has almost 20 years experience domestically and internationally in business development, marketing and management. A certified

beer Sommelier, Brauerei Verband Oesterreich with wines and spirits qualifications from WSET London and a Bachelor of Business Studies from Cork Institute of Technology.

Dan Twomey Company MD Waterpower Dan Twomey a qualified electrician built his first hydro electric station in 1985 to provide electricity to his own home. He founded Waterpower in 2002 and secured a licence from the CER to trade excess energy in 2003 . Waterpower works across 4 tiers of business, electricity supply, electricity generation, consultancy & renewable energy specialising in Solar PV.

Declan Sinnott Managing Director Rhenus Logistics Declan Sinnott has worked in the Logistics Industry for over 25 years and holds a Bachelor of Business Studies Degree in Supply Chain Management. Declan is Managing Director of Rhenus Logistics Ltd., a global leader in the supply of forwarding and logistics services. In the past Declan has been the Global Account Manager for a number of multinational companies, across a number of sectors, focusing on supply chain optimisation, re-engineering and developing integrated logistics solutions in many different geographies.

Danielle McCormick Company Director McCormick Communications Danielle has the expertise and passion to deliver green marketing messages that get results. She has led NI’s chief sustainability campaigns including Love Food Hate Waste, European Week for Waste Reduction & Recycle Week, working with government departments, charitable organisations & large corporates including DAERA, WRAP & The National Trust.

David Brett Managing Director Oakpark Foods As Managing Director of Oakpark Foods, David leads a team of 150 people who have established themselves as a leading provider of bacon and gammon products to retailers in Ireland, the UK, and Holland. The business has changed dramatically under David’s stewardship over the previous 8 years where innovation and change management are central to the organisational culture.

David Walsh-Kemmis Founder and Managing Director Ballykilcavan Brewing Company David Walsh-Kemmis is the founder of Ballykilcavan Brewing Company, based on his family farm near Stradbally in Co. Laois. After 18 months of contract brewing, David has opened a new brewery in a 280 year old farm building which sources its barley, water and some hops from the farm.

Speakers Denise Doyle Managing Director Retail Republic Denise is an accomplished and insight driven marketer who is Managing Director of Retail Republic – a dedicated Creative Consultancy for Challenger Brands. She specialises in helping clients design their commercial strategy and brand strategy for future growth. Known for her practical approach, she is influenced by 20 years working in the Marketing Departments of top global FMCG | Retail | Tech and Food Producing Companies like Unilever, Nestle, Britvic, Meteor, Eircom.

Denis O’Brien Director of Standards & Solutions GS1 Ireland Denis joined GS1 Ireland in 2012. He is an accredited “Global Traceability Conformance” Auditor and Auditor trainer. Denis specialises in production and traceability systems, particularly for the food industry, but has also designed systems for other manufacturing and healthcare sectors.

Doireann Barrett Founder and Owner The Gluten Free Kitchen Company After a lifetime of symptoms, Doireann was finally diagnosed in 2004 with Coeliac Disease, a serious auto immune disease. Immediately she saw a gap in the market with the Café/Deli offering & began her journey to develop The Gluten Free Kitchen Company, Food & Wellness Brand.

Eimear McManus Director Digital Works Agency Having worked in digital marketing for over six years, Eimear is extremely passionate about social media and has delivered many workshops and campaigns on the subject. Eimear, alongside her team at Digital Works has helped small and large businesses across Europe and the U.S. increase their revenue and credibility through effective social media marketing campaigns.

Elish Bul-Godley Content Marketing Consultant Content Plan Elish sees content opportunities in everything. Her favourite pastime is turning every insight about your business into a Story that speaks for your Brand. As the central Brand Marketing go-to person in the Snap Group, Elish Bul-Godley uses all the toys in the Snap toolbox ranging from Print, Signage and Promotional products all the way to Digital content, Social and Web applications.

Fergal Murray Beer/Brewing and Distilling Consultant

brewing and distilling brands bringing my experience to enhancing their brands grow with scenario planning and strategic review of business plans. Recently advised on craft beer acquisition.My career and reputation in the global beer business spanned over 30 year’s with a depth of experiences from brewing expertise, to driving PR and marketing campaigns which delivered amazing results.

Gavin Cartland Head of Commercial & Category Biotiful Dairy Biotiful Dairy is at the forefront of the Gut Health and Healthier Dairy trend in the UK, leading the category from £2m to £28m in 3 years. Gavin heads up the Category, Commercial & Innovation teams to develop market leading innovation and works with retailers to deliver best-in-class merchandising.

Gaye Godkin Corporate Nutrition Expert

Gaye Godkin is one of Ireland’s leading public health nutritionists. She received her master’s degree in Public Health Nutrition from UCD. Gaye also works as a clinical nutritionist and offers a one-to-one personalised nutrition service. Gaye is trained in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) which is a behavioural modification therapy. She works with you to explore and identify possible health damaging behaviours.

Gavin Cartland Head of Commercial & Category Biotiful Dairy Biotiful Dairy is at the forefront of the Gut Health and Healthier Dairy trend in the UK, leading the category from £2m to £28m in 3 years. Gavin heads up the Category, Commercial & Innovation teams to develop market leading innovation and works with retailers to deliver best-in-class merchandising.

Gerry Power Dynamics Sales Manager ProStrategy Gerry has worked with the Food and Drink industry since 2002 implementing business applications to improve finance and operations. He focusses on emerging technologies like the Internet of Things, Augmented Reality, Voice Interfaces, Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence and tries to apply these commercially so customers can derive maximum benefit from these cutting edge innovations.

Gerald Costello Founder Costellos Brewing Company Gerald established Costellos Brewing Company in May 2014. At Costellos they brew “Purely Natural Beer”. Our beers are Ireland’s only Healthier Option Beer including Ireland’s Lowest Calorie Beer, “It’s Spelt Lager”.

Gill Brennan CEO of the Coeliac Society of Ireland The Coeliac Society of Ireland Gill Brennan is Marketing & Communications Manager at Coeliac Society of Ireland. Working closely with the food and drink sectors through education, training and certification programs they recognise and promote best practice to their membership. With over 7500 products already certified they are an influential organisation representing a significant portion of the consumer market.

Gültekin Cakir Marie Curie Research Fellow Maynooth University Ireland Gültekin Cakir is a Researcher at the Innovation Value Institute at Maynooth University and a Marie Curie Research Fellow in the PERFORM European Training Network, where he is also chair of the ESR-Committee. He was involved in various consulting projects with SMEs and has a background in Business Management, Digital Retail and Information Systems.

Holly White Wellness, Vegan Food, Beauty & Style Blogger Holly White is a graduate of Fashion Journalist from London College of Fashion. She has contributed to The Irish Times, The Gloss, The Irish Independent and Social & Personal. As a broadcaster she contributed style stories to TV3 Xposé and was a weekly style contributor on UTV Ireland’s prime time show ‘The Pulse’

Ian Mullin Head of Innovation Freshways Food Co Ian has worked in the food industry for over 17 years with 8 off those years specifically in Food to go & Convenience. Passionate about all things food he currently heads up the Innovation team at Freshways Food Co, Irelands Largest & leading Food to Go Kitchen.

James Burke Owner & Lead Consultant JB&A Business Advisors James started his food and retail career working parttime in Supervalu Bantry. He subsequently studied Retailed Management in DIT and joined Superquinn in 1984. He spent over 20 years in Superquinn, the last 10 of which were at Board Room Level. His Superquinn executive roles included Business Development Manager, Group Purchasing Manager and Trading Manager.

Jim O’Connor Managing Director Dublin City Gin Our leader and grand instigator, Jim has dreams and vision for all things Dublin Gin. He’s a world class creative and returns home to his Millennium city with distilling in mind.

Currently consulting with a number of new and existing

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Speakers James Griffiths Senior Associate Pinsent Masons James is a Senior Associate in the Litigation & Regulatory team of Pinsent Masons, and leads the Belfast office’s licensing practice. He advises clients throughout the hospitality sector, including pubs, retailers, restaurants and hotels. He also advises on pharmaceutical licensing and regarding betting, gaming and prize competitions in Northern Ireland.

JC Abella Head of Strategy AltViz. JC is the Head of Strategy at AltViz. He has more than 20 years of experience in business and technology consulting. At AltViz, he is helping customers embed intelligent automation to drive business improvement objectives. JC has worked with companies such as Accenture, Deloitte, Qlik and Teradata. He has been responsible for delivering transformation and technology initiatives at consumer products companies such as Heineken, Sara Lee, Cadbury, Aryzta, Diageo, Bacardi and others.

Joan Mulvihill Digitalisation Lead Siemens Ireland As the Digitalisation Lead for Siemens in Ireland, Joan Mulvihill continues to be at the forefront of driving technology adoption in Ireland. Having held the position of CEO of the Irish Internet Association for 7 years, followed by 2 years as the Centre Director for the Irish Centre for Cloud Computing and Commerce, her role at Siemens builds on Siemens’ and her deep commitment to and understanding of the needs of Irish business for their digital transformation. Digitalisation means working differently.

Jens Bleiel Co‑Founder and Executive Director AnaBio Technologies LTD Jens Bleiel started his career at a management consultant company. After 5 years, he joined Dutch company Numico and held several management and executive functions in the baby food branch of the company. He then joined Dutch multinational DSM as Senior Vice President Metabolic Health Products, where he built the functional food business in the area of metabolic health products.

Jim Fitzsimons Managing Director Riverwest Management Ltd. Jim Fitzsimons is a Past President of the Institute of Management Consultants and Advisers, the representative body for the consultancy sector in Ireland and has focused on financing Innovation and growth for over 20 years.He has written technical reports for R&D Tax Credits in the UK and Ireland and acts as a Revenue R&D Tax Credits Technical Report Auditor in Ireland. He has also worked as a Consultant for Intertrade Ireland’s Innovation programmes for 15 years.

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Jeremy Waterhouse Flooring Product Manager - SherwinWilliams High Performance Flooring Working in resin flooring for over thirty years Jeremy has mainly been involved in sales, supplying systems to all industrial sectors focusing particularly in food and beverage. As a specialist area resin flooring projects require close working relationships with end users, contractors and architects to ensure the correct systems are specified and installed.

Juan Valverde Business Development & Innovation Manager - Trinity College Dublin Juan Valverde is currently Trinity College Dublin Business Development and Innovation Manager. Juan Valverde has 15 years’ experience in managing Innovation + R&D programmes, leading multidisciplinary teams, research programmes and networks across academia and industry.Measurable socio-economic impact can be delivered through strategic partnerships based on research excellence.

Judith Boyle Professor of Beverage Dublin Institute of Technology Judith Boyle is a beverage lecturer at Technological University, Dublin, an accredited beer sommelier, chemist (MSc.) and publican. A champion of artisan produce Judith has a keen understanding of the drinks industry from both sides of the counter. She takes rigorous, analytical and fun approach to drinks and drinks education. Judith is an international spirits and beer judge, has consulted government bodies on food and drinks policies and is an award-winning member of the Guild of Beer writers and a member of the Champagne Academy.

Julia Masotti Nutritionist and Personal Trainer Masotti Nutrition & Fitness My name is Julia Masotti and I have a nutrition and fitness website based in Dublin, Ireland. I have a dietetics degree from Southeast Missouri State University in USA and a Fitness diploma from Ireland. I’m passionate about eating well and making wiser choices for those who are always on the go. I would love to take part on the event and speak about Nutrition on-the-go and how we can make wiser choices in a busy lifestyle.

Julie Dunne - Assistant Head of School of Food Science & Environmental Health - TU Dublin Dr. Julie Dunne is the Assistant Head of School of Food Science and Environmental Health, Technological University Dublin City Campus (formerly Dublin Institute of Technology DIT. She has extensive experience in managing work placement in the Food and Beverage sectors, as well as in Food Chemisty and Analysis.

JP McMahon Symposium Founder & Director Food on the Edge JP McMahon is a chef, restaurateur & author. He is culinary director of EatGalway Restaurant Group; Michelin-starred Aniar Restaurant (& Cookery School), Cava Bodega and Tartare Café & Wine Bar. JP is committed to the educational & ethical aspects of food and engages directly with farmers and producers. JP is the founder of the international symposium Food on the Edge.

Jackie Cahill TD for Tipperary, and Spokesperson on Food & Horticulture - Fianna Fáil Jackie Cahill was first elected to Dáil Eireann in 2016 after severing as a councillor for many years. Jackie, a Thurles native, has worked in the Agri Food sector for many years. He is passionate about agriculture and served as both President and Vice President of the ICMSA. He represented the Agri Food sector at home and abroad with Bord Bia, Ornua, formerly the Irish Dairy Board, The European Dairy Board, The National Dairy Council and The Irish Animal Welfare Council.

Justin Carton Director of Projects Manor Farm Justin joined the family business, Irelands largest Poultry Processing Company, Manor Farm in 1983. Justin developed the company systems to provide a complete traceability system that has allowed Manor Farm put the farmer’s name on the pack since 1992. In 2017, Justin and Vincent sold Manor Farm to Scandi Standard AB and became a major shareholder of the group. Justin has led Manor Farm in its Origin Green commitments and has been appointed to the Scandi Standard Sustainability Steering committee within the group.

Kenneth Carroll Managing Director Carroll Food Services Ltd Kenneth has held important managerial positions in his career including that of Sales and Operations Director of the firm founded by his father John D Carroll. Following the acquisition of John D. Carroll Catering Ltd., Kenneth decided to establish his own company in 1994.

Keith Symes Managing Director Sussed Nutrition Ltd MD of Wicklow Rapeseed Oil, using only the finest quality Oil Seed Rape seeds from our family farm and local farmers in the Garden of Ireland. We produce arguably Irelands finest tasting Rapeseed Oil which the added health benefits straight from our Wicklow based farmland to the Irish consumer table.

Speakers Kevin McPartlan CEO Irish Petroleum Industry Association Kevin was educated at University College Cork and the Honorable Society of Kings Inns and has worked as a communications and public affairs specialist with major multinational corporations, NGOs and for a number of national governments. He is Chief Executive Officer of the Irish Petroleum Industry Association (IPIA)

Kirsten McKeown PhD Microbial Sales Manager PMT Ireland Having completed her undergraduate degree and PhD in microbiology Kirsten worked as a microbiology analyst within the pharmaceutical sector. Upon gaining experience in environmental monitoring she joined PMT Ireland to focus on supplying equipment required for contamination control within controlled environments to enhance process control, manufacturing efficiency and product quality.

Liam Murphy Director HPP Tolling Liam Murphy is Co Founder and Director of HPP Tolling Ltd. A graduate from UCG specialising in Microbiology Liam has over 30 years experience working in the Food Industry working across a broad range of functions with a wide variety of food companies including the Kerry Group, Vion Food Group and Irish Country Meats .

Lynda Boylan SVP Markets Manna Aero A global executive with extensive business development, marketing and commercial leadership skills. Successful in scaling and selling products, brands and businesses across the globe. I enjoy creating new revenue opportunities via innovation, transformation and working with great customers and colleagues.

Louise Sullivan - Director of Public Affairs & Communications, Coca-Cola HBC Ireland & Northern Ireland Louise joined Coca Cola HBC Ireland & Northern Ireland in 2015. As PA&C Function Head, she is responsible for protecting and promoting the reputation of the Coca Cola System across the island of Ireland, in partnership with the Coca Cola Company.

Luke Pheasey Senior Marketing Manager Sana Commerce Luke is the Senior Marketing Manager for Sana Commerce. A passionate advocate of digital innovation and data driven marketing, he has over 15 years of experience in B2B Marketing and managing multiple brands. Luke has a Masters in Marketing and a huge amount of experience in the technology

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sector including, most recently, market-leading e-commerce.

Lynn O’Brien Branch Manager GRENKE Lynn manages a Munster team, who drive solution based asset finance options for SME’s sup-porting a wide variety of industries including – Hospitality, Retail & Manufacturing. An active member of the LIA and ACOI, Lynn stays at the forefront of compliance and financial services industry developments in order to give GRENKE customers the best solutions and up to date advice.

Marianne Dorney Founder Pickle Organic Marianne, a marketer and food enthusiast, launched Pickle Organic in October 2018 in response to consumers’ busy lives, the growth of organic and our need for convenient, healthy, natural and portioned meals when we find ourselves in a mealtime pickle!

Máire Conneely Senior Associate, Litigation & Dispute Resolution - A&L Goodbody Máire is a senior associate specialising in advising clients on all aspects of the intoxicating liquor legislation. Máire advises a broad range of clients in the industry including manufacturers, publicans and restaurant operators, hoteliers and off-licences. Máire has a special interest in breweries and distilleries.

Malachy O’Connor- Retail Consultant Food First Consulting & Partner at IPLC (International Private Label Consult) Since 2017 I have been an FMCG and Private Label business consultant, helping suppliers and buyers do better business through my unique retail insights, negotiation skills training and strategy development. I have over 20 years’ experience in the Irish and UK supermarket trade with a love of fresh foods especially. After category buying roles in Dunnes Stores, Superquinn and SPAR I held a number of senior roles. From 2006, I was Buying Director and Marketing Director at Aldi.

Mary Mackin Sector Analyst AIB Business Banking

Ireland helping to grow market share from <2% to >10%. Mary has over 15 years’ experience working in many areas in retail and business banking across many sectors. Mary is a sector analyst for AIB supporting the Bank’s Tourism & Hospitality Sector. The role involves informing on Bank Strategy, working with external Stakeholders and providing sector support on a daily basis to a number of different business areas across the Bank, which in turn support AIB’s business customers throughout the country.

Mark Fitzpatrick Managing Director Q-Fitz Mark is the Managing Director at Q-fitz, they specialise in Queue management for the retail and aviation sectors,They are specialists in building Impulse buying systems for the forecourt retail business.

Prof. Markus Helfert Professor Digital Service Innovation Maynooth University Ireland Prof. Dr. Markus Helfert is Director of the Business Informatics Group at Maynooth University, and a Prof. in Digital Service Innovation. His expertise includes Digital Retail, Business Models, Process Management and Smart Cities. He is the project coordinator at the EU Project PERFORM - Pioneering the Digital Future for Omnichannel Retail Managers.

Martin Duffy Co Founder & Head of Technology Prinks Entrepreneur, Co-Founder, Scientist, Head of Technology and Problem solver who is tackling ondemand drinks delivery by giving the world

Mike McGrath Managing Director Arvo Mike McGrath is Managing Director of Arvo, a Procurement Consultancy which helps organisations to achieve procurement objectives, business efficiencies and commercial savings. Mike is an European Commission eTEG Expert, where the e-tendering Expert Group (eTEG) defined a blueprint for public procurement within the EU to ensure wide accessibility including cross-border, SME inclusiveness, wide interoperability, transparency, traceability and accountability.

Muireann Fitzmaurice Marketing Coach

Muireann Fitzmaurice is a leading expert on marketing for small business. She helps business owners figure out how to market their business more effectively. She was awarded All Star Accreditation as an Expert in Marketing Strategy in 2019. She was also the winner of Wicklow Business Woman of the Year Award in the Best Use of Digital Category.

Niall Rooney Data Protection Lawyer FP Logue Niall is a data protection lawyer and GDPR consultant at FP Logue Solicitors. He advises clients on data protection and privacy, including privacy notices, data subject rights, data breach management, accountability measures, contracts and agreements, DPIAs, direct

Speakers marketing, compliance reviews, and training. Niall formerly worked as the Data Protection Officer for two large companies.

Niamh Burke Dairy Processing Specialist Dairy Processing Technology Centre Niamh graduated with a degree in Food Science and Health from the University of Limerick after which she completed her PhD in dairy science and dairy processing. Niamh currently works as a dairy processing specialist with the Dairy Processing Technology Centre.

Neven Maguire Celebrity Chef

Neven Maguire is one of Ireland’s best loved chefs. The restaurateur and media personality is well known for his award-winning MacNean House & Restaurant. He has published 12 cookbooks and is currently filming his 8th series of ‘Home Chef’ for RTE.

Niall Tubridy Event Manager The Whiskey Experts Niall works as an event manager at The Whiskey Experts. He takes care of the corporate tastings and training the on/off trade in all aspects of whisk(e)y.

Nick Bennett Director Supply Advantage Ltd International thought leader in Procurement and Supply Chain. Now leading the consultancy business that aims to build competitively -advantaged supply chains. Brings global supply chain experience from roles as Group Purchasing Director at Glanbia PLC, Global Procurement Development at Diageo PLC and consultancy at Booz, Allen & Hamilton.

Neil Bradley Chef, Founder, CEO Kitchen OS An award winning and Michelin rated chef and restauranteur with over 25 years experience, a search for new technologies for his own businesses led to the creation of the Kitchen OS platform.Kitchen OS brings effective and affordable digital solutions to the modern kitchen and chef, addressing challenges such as food safety, food waste, communication and staffing.

Noel Carr Managing Director Diomac Noel came from a family food exporting business in County Cork and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young in 1990. Following Director roles in global businesses he formed Diomac to develop a complete IT solution for SMEs incorporating manufacturing, traceability and accounting.

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Ollan Herr Director Zero Waste Alliance Ireland /Herr Ltd Ollan Herr is active in business in promoting systems to compost food waste from supermarkets and hotels. Herr also installs systems from single houses to recover the Phosphorus and other nutrients from separated human excrement in a safe, hygenic and odourless manner, as compost; by also growing flowers and plants.

Onur Simsek CEO Atlacarte Onur Simsek is an award winning cloud specialist and technology strategist with a keen focus on business solutions. Currently, he is the CEO and founder of the industry first all-in-one solution technology platform Atlacarte.

Owen Power Managing Director Enerpower A Renewable Energy expert with over 25 year’s extensive cross–functional experience gained in national and multinational organizations in Ireland, France and USA. Owen has a proven track record in project management and process optimisation. A strategic thinker with well-developed interpersonal, negotiation and communications skills.

Pádraig Nolan Sales Director Retail Solutions Ltd Pádraig Nolan is the Sales Director at Retail Solutions, a market leader in the EPoS sector with a presence in Ireland, the UK and even Australia. For over 20 years Retail Solutions have been at the forefront of delivering sustained innovation in a fast paced and dynamic industry and are now delighted to offer what we believe is the very best, in terms of value for money and functionality, digital HACCP management App - iQoo.

Patrick McDermott CEO DigiTally Stock and margin management are Patrick’s specialty. As MD of Ireland’s largest provider of stocktaking services to retail and forecourt premises, Stocktaking. ie, Patrick has put this expertise into a product called EasyCount which enables business owners to increase their food gross profit margin by an average of 4.1%.

Peter Littleton Technical Director Christeyns Food Hygiene Ltd. Peter Littleton is Technical Director for Europe’s only family owned multi-national supplier of specialist detergents and disinfectants for the food, beverage and diary industries – Christeyns Food Hygiene Ltd. In this position, Peter’s enthusiasm and commitment has led to an engagement with industry, enforcement

and special interest groups to address the issue of consumer safety with regard to the management of food safety and hygiene within food, beverage and dairy manufacturing / processing operations.

Paul Webster VP Business Development Livit Design Paul Webster is VP Business Development at Livit Design in Madrid, Spain, the world’s leading F&B Strategic Brand Consultants and Restaurant Concept Design Company and also of Livit’s very own test-lab restaurant 1889, Fast-Fine Pizza in Stockholm, Sweden, where AI & technology drive sales and guest behaviour.

Peter Gaynor Executive Director Fairtrade Ireland Peter Gaynor is the Executive Director with Fairtrade Ireland where he has worked for over twenty years. A sustainability trailblazer, Peter initially began his career working as volunteer with Oxfam Ireland which, along with Trócaire and Amnesty, were some of the few places then selling Fairtrade products. Since the launch of the first Irish Fairtrade product, Bewley’s Direct, in 1997, Peter has overseen the growth of Fairtrade products into the mainstream market, both the retail and food service sector.

Phil Cooper Sales & Marketing Manager UK & Ireland - Heuft Ltd Phil Cooper has spent his entire career in the food and beverage sectors, first as an engineer with Brooke Bond and Kraft Foods then in both technical and commercial roles with some well respected and well known companies who supply equipment to manufacturers of many of the brand names we all recognise.

Philip Boucher-Hayes RTÉ broadcaster

Philip Boucher-Hayes is an RTÉ broadcaster on both Radio and Television, an author and regular contributor to print media. He is one of Ireland’s most versatile broadcasters moving effortlessly between presenting and reporting on RTÉ Radio’s news and current affair programme Drivetime, fronting investigative documentaries on television, presenting What Are You Eating and regularly standing in for Joe Duffy on Liveline.

Philip Woodnutt Founder WHClab WHClab is a contract laboratory for microbreweries that do not have access to lab facilities.The lab also propagates yeast cultures for microbreweries in Ireland and the rest of Europe.

Speakers Rob Horgan Chief Bean Counter & Founder Velo Coffee Roasters Ltd Rob Horgan graduated from the Royal Agricultural College in ‘96. He’s worked in food since supplying all the UK supermarkets in the early days with Booker Farming & Emmet Brothers. On returning to Ireland he’s worked in Veg manufacturing, Convenience Food with Kepak & Rich Sauces. Five years ago Cafe Velo started. This led to setting up a spin off business, Velo Coffee Roasters, now supplying Aldi, Supervalu, Pallas Foods, Plassey Foods & Select Cafes across Ireland & France.

Robert Hernan Senior Lean Specialist Enterprise Ireland Senior lean specialist in Enterprise Ireland’s Lean team. Currently supporting Enterprise Ireland’s food companies in implementing Lean transforms. Previously managed Lean Start and Plus business offers. Managed the successful Lean for Micro (LEOs) pilot in 2015 and supported the roll out of the IDA Lean initiative, 2016.

Robert Flavin Director, Strategic Planning - V360° of the Visualise Group Robert Flavin: A strategic planner with a passion for getting under the skin of consumers and shoppers from different cohorts and cultures, to understand what makes them tick. Robert has a fascination with understanding what makes different retail formats work, from traditional bricks’n’mortar corner shops to eCommerce and hypermarkets, not to mention pubs, restaurants and cafés.

Professor Ronan Gormley - Food technologist - UCD Institute of Food & Health, School of Agriculture & Food Science

Ronan Gormley has a PhD in chemistry (UCD) and worked as a food scientist in Teagasc for a number of years on sea foods, prepared foods, bakery products, fruit/vegetables and dissemination. Currently he is an Adjunct Professor in University College Dublin (UCD) working on plant foods, sea foods, refrigeration in the international cold chain, and also on outreach.

Simon McKeever CEO Irish Exporters Association As Chief Executive of the Irish Exporters Association, Simon leads a team of 20 people who work with companies across the Irish export industry, including SME’s who are beginning to think about exporting for the first time right through to global multinational companies who are already extensively exporting from Ireland.

Sarah McAvinchey Director of Business Development Galway Gin Company Sarah is the Director of Business Development at Galway

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Gin Company. This role includes sales, marketing, long-term planning and the day-to-day running of the business. After two years in this position, Sarah has seen almost every side of the craft gin industry in Ireland and has experienced first-hand the huge growth it has seen in recent years.

Sakon Alexandre Founder/owner ASC BARRELS “Alexandre started his career in Burgundy, where he earned his knowledge as an enologist and winemaker. He has 25 years of professional experience as a wine merchant in both Burgundy and Bordeaux. Since 2012, simultaneously with the wine trade, he has devoted his time to working closely with representatives of the craft movement among winemakers and producers of alcoholic beverages in the United States and Europe.

Simon Kelly Design Manager Smurfit Kappa Display Simon has over 15 years experience within the design industry, mainly in the area of Point of Sale & Packaging. Designing Displays, POS & Shelf Ready Packaging with a big visual impact as well as being structurally robust and brand enhancing has been an integral part of his role over this time.

automated equipment for production and materials handling.

Sue Springett Commercial Manager Teknomek Sue Springett is the Commercial Manager for Teknomek, which manufactures hygienic stainless steel furniture. Having previously held similar positions in manufacturing and service industries, she has helped Teknomek introduce a series of new products specifically for clean room users.

Thomas McGrath Chief Executive Cognition Thomas is a co-founder of and brings his expertise using big data advanced analytics to drive operational effectiveness in manufacturing & operations to the UK & Irish market. As MD (EMEA) for Elutions Inc, Thomas industrialised Operational Intelligence solutions using basic SCADA systems. An experienced board advisor in the UK, latterly as a Director at KPMG, Thomas held several leadership roles including Head of Transformation at Mouchel plc, and at Hedra plc.

Stephen Martin National EPOS Manager Elavon Merchant Services Stephen is responsible with driving sales and service of the EPOS function for Elavon Merchant Services in Ireland. He joined Elavon in 2016 as an Area Sales Manager managing sales for Merchant Services in the North Leinster region.Stephens background has been in hospitality for over twenty years, in both Ireland and abroad covering Restaurants, Bars, Nightclubs and hotels.

Stephen Morley Business Development Manager Esmark Finch Stephen Morley has spent 29 years in Dublin’s print industry and has extensive experience in the sector including being a graduate of the Bolton St School of Printing. He now works for Esmark Finch, a Digital print and packaging supplier, who have a specific focus on the food and retail markets where there digital production work flow allows them to deliver on demand, low volume to high volume supply with short lead times and no plate set up charges.

Steve Gerrity Ireland Sales Manager Unitech Engineering Ltd Steve is a professional of forty years’ experience in various engineering domains within the food & beverage industry, with prestigious companies such as 3M and Fasco, including ten years as MD of Fasco Ireland. Applications vary from end of line packaging to bespoke

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QMS Insight Ltd are authorised resellers and trainers on the 123insight MRP software system covering Northern Ireland, Ireland and Scotland. An end-to-end manufacturing enterprise management solution. It covers everything from quoting, CRM, sales, purchasing through to stock control, subcontracting, goods in/out and invoicing. 123insight has won over a dozen awards since its foundation in 2000, and is used by both small and large companies around the world. 10 Mill Court, The Sawmills, Durley, Southampton, Hampshire, SO32 2EJ Tel: 01489 860851


Our mission is to present to all businesses the opportunity of replacing walking time with a Pneumatic Tube Transport System. We focus on creating and delivering innovative solutions to an age-old problem, of how to move items from A to B in the most cost-effective, reliable and safest way possible.



CleanTech handwashing technology transforms Food Safety & Employee Hygiene through the full (touch-free) automation of handwashing, removing 99.98% of pathogens in just 12 seconds (vs 35-40 seconds manually), standardising every handwash for every user (guaranteeing Quality Assurance) and eliminating handwashing monitoring/retraining costs.

Airways Canopy & Duct Cleaning Services are Irelands leading extraction and ventilation cleaning company. Airways are an Irish family-run company with a customer first ethos. Airways specialise in cleaning ventilation and grease extraction systems for the Catering, Pharmaceutical, IT and Education sectors throughout Ireland and the UK.

17 Balbriggan Business Park, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin K32 DK44 Tel: +353-1-8413005 AIC PLASTIC PALLETS LTD

Unit 3, Colberts Fort Business Park, Belgard Road Tallaght, D24 PX68, Dublin Tel: +353 1 452 4762



AIC Plastic Pallets are a distributor of a wide range of plastic manual handling products, we service our customers from our warehouse in Cork supplying on a next day delivery service. We stock a large range of plastic pallets, plastic boxes and crates to meet customers immediate requirements.

30 Cattle Market St, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 3DY tel: 0800 564 2220

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Offering a range of sports, including darts, snooker, cycling, white water rafting, rowing and beach volleyball, Amber Dew Events creates professional sporting occasions, designed to engage audiences, challenge participants and most of all inspire all who take part.

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August Engraving is a supplier of high quality digital stamps and printers for food packaging. Our products include brands like Reiner and Colop. Reiner inkjet printers are a low cost alternative for printing dates, batch codes, logos and barcodes on food packaging. We will also be launching the new Colop Emark at this event which can print full colour images, text, dates, times, numbering functions, QR codes and barcodes by simply connecting to your mobile phone, tablet or desktop computer to it. August Engraving Ltd. Unit D5 Riverview Business Park, Nangor Rd, Clondalkin, Dublin 12. ANCORRA ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES IRELAND


BambooHR is a feature rich and easy to use HR platform with award winning applicant tracking and mobile app. We’re here to help you succeed and love building great HR software solutions. If we can free up your time to do great work, everybody wins.



ATLAS for Industry was founded by David Nethercote at home in 1998. ‘ATLAS’ was a family effort, together coming up with a name reflecting the first products available; Adhesive, Tapes, Labels, And Stretch wrap. Over the years the business has grown from humble beginnings in the family study to the current premises in Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland.

Unit 5, The Mill Hub, Link Rd. Greenhills, Drogheda, Co. Louth Tel: 041 213 70 48


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We produce an award winning range of delicious cultured dairy with billions of gut-friendly bacteria and naturally packed with protein. All made with British milk from Organic or Red Tractor approved farms and no added sugar. Biotiful Dairy Ltd, 51 Holland Street, London, W8 7JB Email:



Grouper Innovation Centre 3rd Floor, 22 Ely place, Dublin, D02 AH73 Tel: +35316917791 Email:



Single Origin Coffee X Irish Whiskey - Cold Brewed. For coffee lovers who enjoy good libations; a cold brew coffee liquor with less sweetness & more authentic coffee character. Sip neat, create coffee cocktails, drink better. Enjoy responsibly.


An Post Retailer Services process payments on behalf of a huge selection of businesses from across all industries, including solicitors, doctors, pubs, restaurants and convenience stores. In total, we supply services to almost 2,000 businesses nationwide.

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Unit 13 City Link Park, Forge Hill, Cork, T12 KR81 Tel: 00353 21 4323653


17 Hibernian Industrial Estate, Greenhills road, Tallaght, Dublin 24 Tel: 01 6330002

Atlas Weighing are a leading supplier of weighing and labelling equipment in Ireland. We offer sales, service and calibration for the complete range of weighing and labelling equipment to suit all types of industries.


Our combined expertise, knowledge and wide range of abilities allow us to provide cost effective and efficient solutions to all your environmental service requirements. Our company is large enough to provide a full range of in house capabilities and yet small enough for our customers to have direct contact with the Directors and decision makers within the business.



from colourful concepts, catchy names/taglines, strategic marketing plans, distinctive logo designs, stand out packaging, engaging digital content and user-friendly websites.



A progressive and passionate family run Brewery with a strong domestic following looking to expand into global markets. Beartown have been carefully producing multi-award winning craft beers on UK shores for over two decades to great critical acclaim. The brewery have experienced significant year on year growth since a successful re-brand in 2014 and are searching for partners who can help continue the brands growth in the farther reaches of the UK and oversees. Tel: 01260 299964



Bammedia offer creative solutions in brand identity/activation, graphic design, packaging, marketing, web design and animation. We aim to assist Irish SME’s in making an impact in their respective marketplaces, by providing everything

Barnardos’ mission is to help transform children’s lives through our services; support parents; and challenge society where it fails our children. Barnardos’ vision is a country where no child has to suffer and every child is able to reach their full potential. 4 Christchurch Square, Dublin 8 Tel: 01 453 0355 BORRISOLEIGH BOTTLING LTD


Borrisoleigh Bottling Ltd was established in 2017 and now employs over 20 people. Its premium product; Oscar Wilde Water, is aimed at hotels, bars and restaurants. The water is sourced from an artesian well, and bottled here on site, along with Global Hydrate, which is our eco-friendly, Biodegradable bottle. BMS ACCOUNTANTS LTD


BMS Accountants provide business owners with cost effective, efficient and reliable solutions to their Accounting, Bookkeeping and Payroll needs. Founded 10 years ago we have over 110 clients from a variety of sectors throughout Leinster. We work with clients to free up their time to focus on growing profitability Tel: 046 9073868


We are a branding agency that has created some of Ireland’s best loved household names. In a world of disruption and constant change, we define what your brand stands for to ensure it stays relevant. Tel: 353 (1) 293 7787 BENTLEY INSTRUMENT COMPANY LIMITED


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Established in 1964, Bentley Instrument Company is a top, Dublin based, Instrumentation Sales, Service & Calibration business with a strong reputation within the Food & Beverage, Dairy, Pharmaceutical & Industrial sectors. Our goal is to ensure that you receive the very highest level of customer satisfaction & after sales service. 78 Western Parkway Business Park, Ballymount Road, Dublin 12. Tel: 01 4050100



It was over forty-five years ago Old Mr Brennan baked the first loaves of Brennans Bread in our one room bakery in Fumbally Lane, Dublin. We’re now one of the largest bakeries in Ireland and are still very much a family affair, with Old Mr Brennan’s family still overseeing the recipes and baking skills he perfected. Greenhills Industrial Estate, Walkinstown, Dublin 12, D12 XR92 Tel: 353 1 4608400



Brother Ireland is always striving to offer customers even more. Established in 1954, Brother Ireland is a premier provider of document business solutions that revolutionise the way we live and work. With a dedication to product quality and excellent customer service, from our versatile range of multifunction printers, scanners, and label printers and business solutions that will help you run your business in a more cost-efficient way. Tel: +353 1 241 1907 Brother Ireland DAC, Unit 37, Boeing Road, Airways Industrial Estate, Santry, Dublin 17, D17 E893


BUCANIER Project (Building Clusters and Networks in Innovation Enterprise and Research) is supporting small businesses in Ireland and Wales, working in the key growth sectors of Food and Drink, Life Sciences and Renewable Energy. Project partners: Pembrokeshire County Council, Institute of Technology Carlow, Bord Iascaigh Mhara, Wexford County Council, Carmarthenshire County Council, Swansea Institute of Life Sciences.



The Coeliac Society of Ireland (CSI) is a registered Charity (CHY7484). Our mission is to improve the quality of life for people with coeliac disease and others who benefit from a gluten-free diet for medical reasons. Our vision is to improve awareness, detection and management of coeliac disease and related conditions requiring a gluten-free diet for medical reasons. CARDBOUTIQUE.IE


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Busch Vacuum Pumps and Systems is one of the largest manufacturers of vacuum pumps, blowers and compressors in the world. Our product range comprises the largest selection of solutions for vacuum and overpressure technology in all industry sectors worldwide. All our products are available with a variety of options and advanced design features to match a diverse range of applications. Busch Ireland Ltd. A10-11 Howth Junction Business Centre, Kilbarrack, Dublin 5 Tel: 01 832 1330 Email:

Card Boutique - Trade Counter, Office Unit 1 Sonas, Hollywood, Co Wicklow Tel: 045 864691 CASK GLOBAL CANNING SOLUTIONS



We are a leading supplier and distributor of LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) in Ireland, allowing customers who are located off the natural gas grid use LPG gas for power in their homes and businesses. Our company is expert in LPG procurement and commissioning, bulk gas storage, cylinder filling and storage, LPG transport and delivery, installation and maintenance.


It is over 18 years since the foundations of Carbon Removal Systems were laid for what is today a Nationwide Service with customers throughout the 32 counties. Our commitment to quality of product and unrivalled AFTER SALE SERVICE sets Carbon Removal Systems apart and is the secret of our success.


Cask Global Canning Solutions invented microcanning. We provide innovative and affordable canning systems to the world’s small and mediumsized creators of craft beer, cider, wine, cold brewed coffee, kombucha and other life-enhancing beverages. We have installed 1000+ canning lines in 52+ countries. We are an Official Supplier of aluminum cans for Ball Corporation, the world’s largest aluminum can producer. #60-5100 64 Ave. SE, Calgary, AB T2C 4V3 Tel: (403) 640-4677 CHAIN & ROPE SUPPLIERS LTD. HOISTECH LTD

Group Head Office, Long Mile Road,Dublin 12 Tel: Customer Service ROI 1850 812 450 ROI 01 450 5000 NI 028 9045 5588 CARBON REMOVAL SYSTEMS

We at have been buying and selling greeting cards for over 20 years. Given our experience and enthusiasm for the greeting card industry, we are now delighted to share some of the collections we have enjoyed over the years with you.


Chain & Rope Suppliers take great pride in being Ireland’s premier lifting gear supplier. Hoistech are Ireland’s leading company in design, manufacture & installation of custom made solutions for material handling issues. Both our companies recently celebrated our 40th birthday in 2018, and through years of dedication, we’ve earned the title ‘lifting gear specialist.’ 20 Crag Cres, Clondalkin Industrial Estate, Dublin Tel: (01) 457-0021

Tel: +353 62 61041 Tel: +353 87 265 4865

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The Brexit Food Summit

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123 Insight AIC Plastic Pallets Ltd Airways Canopy & Duct Cleaning Ancorra Environmental Services Ireland Advanced Hygiene Technologies Limited August Engraving ATLAS For Industry Aerocom Ireland Atlas Weighing Ltd Action Adhesives (Ireland) Ltd Amber Dew An Post Retailer Services Alert Liability Management Ltd Busch BambooHR Brennans Bread BMS Accountants Ltd Biotiful Dairy Bradley Brand BASF Construction Chemicals (UK) Limited Black Twist Barnardos Borrisoleigh Bottling Ltd Bammedia BUCANIER Project Brother Bentley Instrument Company Limited CalorGas Coeliac Society of Ireland Cask Global Canning Solutions Crossell Recruitment Clearlift Material Handling Ltd Chain & Rope Suppliers Ltd. - Hoistech Ltd Corcoran Group Clearpower Copymoore Complete Laboratory Solutions Cold Move Ltd Contico Ireland Carbon Removal Systems ChefLink Seafoods Ltd & Eurolink Food Transport Ltd Dublin Chamber DBC Group Diomac - The complete ERP Solution Devia Ireland Dave Hardy & the Blue Clavon Orchestra Digital Works Agency Dunnes Stores Simply Better EU Rentals Electric Ireland Evad IT Solutions Enerpower ERS IT Solutions Empire Recruitment Emerald Oils ebuild Web Solutions Environmental Product & Services Ltd Elizabeth Ann Dessert Collection Fytocare UK Focal Media Digital Signage Experts First Aid Coaching FirstChoice ePos FoodCloud Fitzpatrick Laboratory Supplies Flexmaint Flowcrete UK LTD Grease Guardian Genovese Foods GS1 Ireland Galway Gin Company Goodbody EIIS Fund Gripdoctors Ltd. G4S Cash Solutions GLORY GRENKE HH Solutions HigenX Monitoring Solutions Heterochem Hampers & Co Hendrick European Hidrostal Ltd The HR Company Ishka Irish Spring Water IRBEA (Irish BioEnergy Association) Irish Yogurts Clonakilty IMS Labels, Print & Technology International Warehousing & Transport Ltd Interactive Displays Ille Service (Irl) Ltd Irish Food Tech

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IC Filling Systems Ltd Irish Exporters Association Impulse Agencies IE Domain Registry CLG Kuehne + Nagel Ireland KANTAR KO Kombucha Laydex Building Solutions & Sherwin-Williams Liquid Safari Linde Material Handling The Logo Shop Middleton Foods MCK Promotions MUDITA MES Ireland Maître Jopil Me 2 You Sandwiches Modular Panel Systems Ltd Money Point Ltd MW Control Solutions Ltd MG Catering Equipment Manor Farm Foodservice Simon Community Make it Meath NDL Recruitment O’Toole Transport Oriel Sea Salt O’Neills Irish International Sports Co. Ltd Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement PEL Waste Reduction Equipment PhoneWatch Pure Irish Ice Paypod Platform Planet T/A Edamame Eco Prolift Handling Ltd Prolift Handling Ltd Pearl Group PMT Ireland - Contamination Control Experts POLAR ICE Ltd Q Fitz Quitmann O’Neill Packaging Ltd Retail News RE:SURE Red Cow Moran Hotel RASTAL REPAK REL Field Marketing Retail Solutions Rhenus Logistics Secret Recipe Simply Dynamics Suzohapp Global Shelfstock Stacked Solve Smurfit Kappa Sixtwo Digital Schoeller Allibert Sterling Straws Snap Ireland SOLAS Shelton Distributors Ltd Sperrin Metal Storage Solutions Smedes Food Production B.V. Smedes Food Production B.V. Segafredo Coffee and La San Marco Coffee Machines Shakespeare Music St Michel Biscuits Sana Commerce Sweetez Ltd Trafalgar Scientific TQS Integration Ltd UCD Innovation Academy Uniformal Uniformity Unitech Engineering Ltd Vita Videojet Vapr Electronic Cigarette Ltd Valleymount Foods VMI Video Marketing Ireland The Whiskey Experts Weber Packaging Solutions WISE Ltd WorkWear Experts Ltd Western EPoS Systems Wellbeing Gem Willis Publicity Xero




BUCANIER PROJECT Costello’s Brewing Dudes Foods The Gluten Free Kitchen Company Gaelic Escargot Longways Cider Company Naturally Cordial The Pembrokeshire Cider Company Stafford Spirits The Skibbereen Food Company - Scratch My Pork Wicklow Farmhouse Cheese

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DUBLIN CITY LOCAL ENTERPRISE OFFICE: The Little Pharma Mama Nagi’s Maria Lucia Bakes Take the Cake Vada Pow

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NORTH WEST FOOD & DRINK Beartown Brewery Carrs Pasties Didsbury Gin Green Kitchen Howdah? K’s Wors Rush Energy Drinks Ltd ShakeSphere Products Zymurgorium Ltd EXTERNAL DISPLAYS Hendrick European Ishka Irish Spring Water Clearlift Material Handling Ltd Complete Vehicle Solutions




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Cheflink Seafood Ltd was founded over 20 years ago by the Kiely family. The family saw there was an opportunity in the Irish market for sea bass, tuna and other exotic fish species and is now the market leader of fish imports into Ireland. Cheflink is providing a competitive edge in creating a gateway to the European markets to source Fresh & Frozen Seafood worldwide.

Cold Move Limited delivers supply chain management services for businesses involved in food and pharmaceutical manufacturing, retail and wholesale services.Our services span from simple processes relating to the physical distribution and warehousing of goods to the management of complex supply chain networks in collaboration with retailers and their suppliers.

Cloncullen, Robinstown, Navan, Co. Meath. Tel: +353 51 364800

Bond Road, Dublin Port, Dublin 1 Tel: +353 (0) 1 855 7007 Glenascaul Industrial Park, Oranmore, Co. Galway Tel: +353 (0) 91 792926




Copymoore Document Solutions are one of Ireland’s largest Managed Print and Document Managed Solution companies. We provide our customers with innovative and quality tailor-made solutions using the best in class products and software. Offices in Dublin, Kilkenny, Limerick, Cork & Galway offer nationwide service & support. 234, Blanchardstown Corporate Park, Ballycoolen, Dublin 15 Tel : 1800 847000 CROSSELL RECRUITMENT



Clearpower operates in the commercial and industrial sectors, and specialises in the installation of biomass boilers, heat pumps, solar photovoltaic, and other low carbon heating and electricity generating solutions. We enable you to become an energy prosumer, benefitting from low cost renewable energy and low carbon emissions. Clearpower. The Green House, Hibernian Industrial Estate, Greenhills Road, Tallaght, Dublin 24 Tel: +353 1 462 5000 Email: CLEARLIFT MATERIAL HANDLING LTD



Complete Vehicle Solutions is your all-in-one provider of commercial vans and fit-out solutions. We pride ourselves on being one of the leading van leasing companies and van sales companies in Ireland. We achieve this by providing exactly the van or the fleet you need, in the way you need it, and with a payment plan to suit you. Phase 3, Northwest Business Park, Ballycoolin, D15 Tel: (01) 910 9930


Clearlift are specialists in sales and hire of new EP Forklifts and Warehousing Equipment. Clearlift are the exclusive dealer for EP Equipment in Ireland. Together Clearlift and EP Equipment offer competitive and reliable Material Handling solutions throughout Ireland. Ashpark Stores, Garristown, Ashbourne, Co. Meath Tel: 01 5267 411


Costellos brew great tasting beers that go easy on the body. Brewed in Kilkenny using 100% natural ingredients and our innovative, “Only Natural”, brewing process. Our “Only Natural” brewing process means beer brewed with no intervention, no process aids, or processing. Our beers hold all their natural nutrition.

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Known for its special blend of All-Time Party Hits, The Blue Clavons perform a wide variety of Pop, Swing, Rock n’ Roll, Irish, Latin-American and Motown songs and Instrumentals with a number of different sizes ranging from a small ensemble to a 7 piece band and a 12 piece orchestra.



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458 Manchester Rd, Bolton, BL3 2NU Tel: 01204 387 117




We are Carrs Pasties Ltd - a third generation family run bakery based in Bolton, Greater Manchester. We’ve been baking perfect pasties since 1938 - we’ve grown as a business since we first started but our values stay the same. It’s simple; all we want to do is provide you with delicious, freshly baked products and exceptional customer service.

Crossell Limited, Unit G7 Centrepoint Business Park, Oak Road, Dublin 12, Ireland Tel: 01 460 3884 Email: DAVE HARDY & THE BLUE CLAVON ORCHESTRA

Tel: +353 86 8102320


Crossell have been providing staffing and field marketing solutions to leading brands for over twenty years. Services include recruitment of both permanent & temporary staff, contract sales teams, temporary sales staff, along with field marketing services (merchandising, retail audits, experiential and promotional staff).

Contico Ireland is proud to introduce Greenspeed range of Environmentally Friendly and fully Biodegradable Chemicals. Greenspeed is the first company worldwide to obtain Cradle to Cradle Gold certification and also holds EU Ecolabel for all its chemical products. We will also introduce Rothopro recycling Waste Containers and Bins and Earth to Earth Biodegradable Bags.

“Making Life Easier” - The Safe, Reliable & Irish brand of Smartphone & Tablet Accessories. The lifestyle brand that fulfils of your daily technological needs.

Unit 4, Red Cow Interchange Estate, Ballymount D22 XY76 Tel: +353 (0)1-4111 509



We are Digital Works, a creative digital marketing agency working with brands in the U.K. and Ireland specialising in social media, content marketing and online brand development. Huckletree West, 191 Wood Lane, London, W12 7FP Tel: 020 8144 5873 DIOMAC - THE COMPLETE ERP SOLUTION





Diomac is a complete ERP solution that empowers SME Food & Drink businesses to grow globally. We enable your fully connected team to achieve superior performance levels with instant product traceability and total visibility of operational performance and profitability. Kerry Technology Park, Tralee, Co. Kerry Tel: 00353 66 719 0088



Didsbury Gin is a range of bright, vibrant and zesty gins. Made by gin drinkers, for gin drinkers. To be shared with love. WeWork, No1 Spinningfields, Hardman Square, Manchester, M3 3EB. Tel: 07791 529 781



OUR MISSION: Helping your business succeed in a successful Dublin OUR VISION: 1. To be the voice of Dublin business 2. To be Dublin’s best business network, local and international 3. To deliver inspiring business learning and leadership

DBC Group specialises in people and corporate identity solutions. We will show our new visitor management system IDreception. This GDRP compliant software is designed to look good in any reception or foyer while adapting to the unique work-flows of visitor and contractor management system. Come along and see how you can Brand – the welcome, Customise – the experience, Audit – the visit We’ll also display our complete range of affordable EVOLIS identity card printers ((Magnetic, Chip and smart card, including RFID) and accessories.


Michael Corbett and his family are proud that they are the third generation of Corbetts to farm this land in lush Tipperary meadows. Blessed with some of the most fertile and productive soil in Ireland, deciding on a fresh direction was easy. Creating the very best... well, that takes a bit more care and attention. Ballygerald East, New Inn, Cashel, Co. Tipperary Tel: 052-7462828


Tel: +353 1 460 2200




eBuild Web Solutions based in Citywest has over twenty years of on-line and off-line experience. Our core business is focused on working closely with our clients to develop affordable, interactive websites to help you sell and build better relationships with your customers. All our websites are built using the latest SEO processes and responsive mobile design. 3013 Lake Drive, Citywest Business Campus, D24, D24 PPT3, Tel: +353 1 4693751 PLATFORM PLANET T/A EDAMAME ECO

Established in 2011, Empire Recruitment Limited was set up to source and supply both temporary and permanent staff across many sectors of the Irish economy. Empire Recruitment provides an intelligent recruitment service, delivering excellence and customer satisfaction. We are not just an average recruitment company, filling vacancies; our passion, in the successful delivery of a project from inception through to completion, puts us in a different category to our competitors. 45 College Street, Cavan, Co.Cavan, H12 XF51 Tel: +353 49 437 3809




Irish company offering promotional eco friendly products made from sustainable materials. All products can be branded with company logo and used as promotional products or corporate gifts. Our mission is to eliminate plastic waste and its environmental and health harm and educate people on its negative impact via sustainability talks and workshops for your teams and customers.

Enerpower are the industry leaders in energy efficiency and renewable technologies, delivering high quality products and services with unparalleled sector knowledge guaranteeing businesses energy savings. Specialising in Solar PV, Biomass Boilers and Wind Turbines for some of Irelands largest and most recognisable brand names such as Flahavans, Ardkeen Quality Food Store, Tesco, Kepak. Unit 25C Waterford Business Park, Cork Road, Waterford Tel: 051 364 054


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Dudes Foods is an innovative plant based food producer, although a new family business we have already received several major food awards for our own recipe products. We are forward thinking and inventive and also have always refused to use any Palm Oil in our products. Coollegrean, Brosna, Tralee, Co. Kerry Tel: +353 (0) 86 866 7184

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Electric Ireland has over 90 years of experience as part of the ESB group. Over this time we have developed relationships with businesses across Ireland and they trust us to be there every step of the way. As Ireland’s largest energy provider, we know what’s important for your business, no matter what size or scale. Two Gateway, E Wall Rd, East Wall, Dublin 3 Tel: (01) 676 5831

At ERS, we have built an impeccable reputation for delivering robust custom software applications across desktop, portal and mobile device platforms for almost 20 years. But building software applications is more than just writing code. Successful software development is about vision and the ability to get inside the customers mind to better understand and visualise what it is they are trying to achieve.

Exhibitors EU RENTALS



Eu-rentals is a free online listings board for rental properties in and around Brussels, Belgium. We make it easy for property owners to list their properties and home seekers to find the right place for their needs. Property owners can list their properties, receive enquires from home seekers and view wanted ads by home seekers for free. And home seekers can also search for properties, contact property agents and landlords, and place wanted ads for free. Tel: +32 (0)488 83 27 63 ENVIRONMENTAL PRODUCT & SERVICES LTD


EPAS, an environmental engineering business, is committed to the principles of sustainable development. The company will provide all resources required to ensure the successful implementation of its environmental policy, through documented environmental/quality management systems.

To ensure a high standard of governance FoodCloud and FoodCloud Hubs are fully committed to the standards in the Statement of Guiding Principles of Fundraising. This Statement sets out to: Improve fundraising practice Promote high levels of accountability and transparency by organisations fundraising from the public Improve clarity and assurance to donors and prospective donors about the organisations they support


Unit 9, Deansgrange Business park, Blackrock, Co Dublin Tel: 0872165818

First Aid Coaching is a PHECC Recognised Institution committed to delivering quality Health & Safety Training for the public and industry. We aim to provide efficient and effective training which is relevant and cost effective.Training is provided nationwide. Leamlara, Co. Cork, Ireland. Tel: 021-6010002

Suite 6, Cube3, Beacon South Quarter, Sandyford, Dublin 18 Tel: +353-1-2934040


Located in Garryhill, Co. Carlow, Gaelic Escargot is pioneer of farming free-range escargots with their farm and Research Centre the first of its kind on these shores. Since 2013 they have been researching and farming snails, with a particular emphasis on free-range and sustainable production. Today they provide Irish escargots to food service sector on an international scale. Garryhill, Co. Carlow, Ireland Tel: +353851000919 Email:





FirstChoice ePOS, A leading ePOS Supplier In Ireland will this year be offically launching their revolutionary POSINABOX Solution at Food and Beverage 2019. POSINABOX brings a feature rich level of ePOS to the FastFood,Takeaway,Coffee Shop & QSR Sector, Be sure to visit stand G21.



Building on decades of IT experience, EVAD IT Solutions was founded in 2005 to bring enterpriseclass skills and technology to small- and mediumsize businesses at a price they could afford. Over ten years on, EVAD IT Solutions continue to provide best in class, friendly IT support services and proven affordable technology solutions to customers across the Ireland.

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Over the past four years we have developed and expanded into Digital Signage. We specialise in all aspects of Digital Signage from supply and installation, content creation, to running and managing digital signage networks.


The Elizabeth Ann Dessert Collection produces an artisan range of Handmade, award winning almond fruit tarts, variety of Tartlets.

Office 1, Unit 1, Bridgecourt Office Park, Walkinstown Avenue, Dublin 12, Ireland Tel: +353 1 426 6800



Unit 8 Broomhill Business Park, Broomhill Road, Tallaght, Dublin 24, Ireland Tel: +353 (0)1 4625363


15 Shepherd’s Way, Carnbane Industrial Estate Newry, Co. Down, BT35 6EE, NI Tel +44 (0) 28 3083 3081 ELIZABETH ANN DESSERT COLLECTION



Galway Gin Co is the newest creation to come out of the Wild Atlantic. The fresh dillisk from Galway Bay provides a unique flavour that is complimented beautifully by zesty lemon. With the warmth of cardamom and the sweetness of clover and heather, it will be very difficult to find a more balanced and refreshing gin. Kitty Hall, Edward Square, Galway Tel: 0867958330


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Fytocare UK provides Technical cover and Scientific Advices for professionals active in the field of Agriculture. Scientific knowledge and extensive experience are our tools for providing help, advices and solutions to questions and problems regarding cultivation. It is active with the sales of Agricultural products. Promotes and sell the Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oil “Toplou Monastery” (Organic & non-Organic). Tel: 0030 6986085477 Email:

Because we believe in producing clean, additive free, healthy food, we are wholly committed to souring high quality sustainable and healthier ingredients for our recipes. And because we have a passion for taste, we add to those beliefs by using only small batch production methods with minimal processing to produce all our ranges which adds greatly to the flavours and textures created. 5 Oxmantown Lane, Stoneybatter, Dublin 7 Tel:01-4741044






Grease Guardian is the preferred technology in grease management for Irelands commercial kitchens for more than 25 years. Made from stainless steel, this HACCP certified automatic grease separator efficiently traps then recovers food production waste oil within the kitchen environment, ensuring regulation compliance and full control of drainage related costs.

As a global leader in cash technology solutions, we provide the financial, retail, cash centre and gaming industries with confidence that their cash is protected and always working to help build a stronger business.


Block 13 Unit H, Blanchardstown Corporate Park 1 Blanchardstown, Dublin 15, D15 KW27 ​Tel: +353 (0)1 467 0542


Here at Hendrick European , our aim is to provide first in class transport and logistics solutions to all of our customers. With a hard work, ‘can do’ attitude, our team of dedicated professionals will work with you, every stage of the journey to provide the most cost effective and efficient, logistics arrangement our industry has to offer.




Manufacturer of healthy Chinese food (ready meals) with vegan options. Aiming to create a global healthy chinese food brand. Tel: 0151 372 1002



GS1 global standards are the most widely used supply chain standards in the world. Over 2 million organisations across the globe use GS1 Standards today, to identify, capture and share information about their products, services, locations and assets.


The Gluten Free Kitchen Company is an Irish Owned “Free From” Food & Wellness Brand established in 2011. After a lifetime of symptoms, Doireann was finally diagnosed in 2004 with Coeliac Disease, a serious auto immune disease. Immediately she saw a gap in the market with the Café/Deli offering & began her journey to develop The Gluten Free Kitchen Company, Food & Wellness Brand. Tel: +353 (0)86 2414349




G4S Cash Solutions Ireland specialises in the secure transportation, storage and processing of cash for businesses and a range of support services for ATM networks. G4S Cash Solutions Ireland is the leading provider of integrated cash management solutions. Our knowledge and experience in the industry is unmatched.

The Goodbody EIIS Fund has €10 million to invest in Irish SME’s annually and is actively seeking companies to invest in and support growing by providing working capital, project finance or capital investment. We have invested €40 million to date across numerous sectors including nursing homes, hospitality, renewable energy, distilleries and manufacturing.





At GripDoctors Limited we specialize in Floor Safety. We Pendulum Slip Test Floors and external surfaces in situ, and also slip test floor samples in laboratory to BS 7976 / EN 13036. Grip Doctors also install anti-slip solutions for existing and new laid flooring to make them compliant with BCAR, H&S or insurance requirements without changing the aesthetics of the surface. We guarantee that the floor after our treatment will keeps its look and achieve the required 36PTV in water wet conditions without the need of replacing the surface. Be proactive – take care of accidents before they happen.

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We’re Howdah and we create gourmet snacks that directly cater for the rapidly growing premium market by leveraging modern fusion Indian flavours. We never compromise on what goes into our packs, We believe the best things in life are made for a good reason... and All Howdah snacks are therefore created using exotic Indian herbs and spices. Finally Howdah meets the core value of its customers through its Giving Initiative. 1 bag = 1 Free School Lunch

GRENKE is one of the leading leasing and finance solution providers to Irish businesses. We pride ourselves on our fast turnaround of finance decisions (typically 20 minutes), our personal & local service teams and payment to suppliers within 24hours. We can offer 100% asset leasing finance. Headquarters Ireland, Sandyford Business Park Suite 306 Q-House Furze Road, Dublin 18 Tel: (01) 292 3400

Hampers & Co is Irelands Luxury online Hamper & Gift retailer. For over 29 years, we’ve packaged, sourced designed & delivered beautifully presented hampers of exceptional quality to Individual & Corporate clients. We work closely with exceptional Irish Artisan Food producers & suppliers in our ongoing endeavour to insure that the person receiving our Hampers & Gifts will feel as individual as the gift they receive.



The HR Company specialises in customised HR support and advice to companies who wish to offload the burdens, the risks and the time involved in Human Resources to a professional provider. We employ a team of 38 HR professionals. When you sign-up with us, you get your own dedicated Account Manager who will become intimately aware of your business and its issues. That’s why we have hundreds of satisfied customers all over Ireland. Paramount Court,Corrig Road, Sandyford Business Estate, Dublin, D18 R9C7 Tel: 01 2911850



HH Solutions has over 10 yearsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; experience in the supply of Compliance Instruments for all aspects of the Food Industry specialising in the supply of highest quality, precision instruments. Visit us to see some of the latest in HACCP Management Systems, featured products will include Matman Check 5, Kitchen Checks Pro & Diligence WiFi. 12 Ritaville, Old Cork Road, Limerick. Tel: 353 (0)61 603 742 Email:



Heterochem (Dist.) Ltd is a family business, established in 1982. We are a long standing supplier of high quality approved raw materials to the Brewing, Distilling, Food & Beverage markets in Ireland. Robertson House, Unit 49, Baldoyle Ind Est. D13H2N2 Tel: +353 1 8393127 Email:


Hidrostal are manufacturers of centrifugal pumps for numerous municipal and industrial sectors including food processing. Each and every pump in the Hidrostal range incorporates the unique screw centrifugal impeller, which was originally invented to handle fish. Stadium Park, Altofts Lane, Castleford, WF10 5PZ Tel: 01635 550440


Our mission at HigenX is to use our expertise in Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology to help our customers achieve world-class health and hygiene standards within their business. Cloughaun, Kilchreest, Loughrea, Co.Galway, Tel: +353 (0) 91 840055 INTERNATIONAL WAREHOUSING & TRANSPORT LTD


IWT is a privately owned indigenous Irish Logistics company located across sites in Dublin, Rotterdam Port, and Ballina Co. Mayo with a turnover of â&#x201A;Ź56+ million.

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IC Filling Systems produce flexible filling & packaging lines dedicated to Craft Distillers worldwide from Italy. Installations in the UK, Canada, USA, Russia, France and Spain are witness to its versatility. FLEXIBLOC does not require bottle change parts, and conforms to ATEX explosion-proof legislation for bottling cask strength spirits above 40% ABV both CE and UL. IC Filling Systems Ltd 264 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 7DY, UK Tel: +44 (0)1865 520083 / IRISH EXPORTERS ASSOCIATION


The Irish Exporters Association assists its members to grow their exports to world markets. We drive and support the development of all exporting businesses in Ireland and represent the whole spectrum of companies within the export industry from SMEs to multinationals.



IWT are known as challengers of complex supply chains, constantly identifying innovative solutions to clients worldwide.


We are a family run business that has been operating for 40 years. Throughout the years, our core business has been car accessory products. Over time our offering has grown with customer demand to now include phone accessories, e-liquids, torches and batteries and many trending impulse items. Northeast Logistics, Tenure Business Park Monasterboice, Co. Louth, A92 NHY5 Tel: +353 (0)86 070-1666 IMS LABELS, PRINT AND TECHNOLOGY


IMS Labels is a self-adhesive label manufacturer and printer that specialises in the design, manufacture and supply of complete label solutions. Based in Dublin, the company has a sales and distribution facility in the UK and a European distribution centre in Belgium. Unit 53 Bracken Road, Sandyford Business Estate, Dublin 18 Tel: +353 1 2954544 INTERACTIVE DISPLAYS W04 IRELAND W05

28 Merrion Square, Dublin 2 Tel: 01 661 2182



The IEDR is the registry for .ie Internet domain names and maintains the database of .ie registered domain names. We have been managing the .ie country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) namespace since 1991. Our work includes protecting, supporting and promoting the online presence of all .ie domain names. Only the IEDR can administer and manage the .ie namespace. 2 Harbour Square, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin Tel: 01 2365 430

Interactive Displays Ireland part of McDonnell IT Limited is a leading provider of Interactive Panels and screens, we supply and install Digital signage screens such as menu boards, information screens and advertising screens. We also provide IT support and lease printers options. Bespoke solutions to Commercial, Retail, Education and Hospitality. McDonnell IT, Dromone, Oldcastle, Co. Meath Tel :(044) 967 2855 IRISH YOGURTS CLONAKILTY



Ille Ireland is a subsidiary of Ille Germany the market leader in hygiene and washroom products. For more than 50 years, Ille has led the way in innovation and market-defining products that improve hygiene standards and reduce waste. Talbot Hall, New Ross, Co. Wexford Tel: 051 441 000



Irish Yogurts Ltd is based in Clonakilty West Cork and produces award winning traditional churn made yogurt. The Miles, Clonakilty, West Cork P85 AK57 Tel: 023-8834745 IRBEA (IRISH BIOENERGY ASSOCIATION)


Wood Fuel Quality Assurance Scheme. The WFQA certifies Irish suppliers of wood pellets, wood chip, firewood and wood briquettes to EU and

Exhibitors ISO standards, ensuring that both industrial plant and domestic appliances receive the correct fuels for efficient and clean operation.

batches in the midlands. Organic, low in sugar and packed full of live, active, culture. A knock out dose of goodness for your gut.

Tel: 01 4428597 Email:

Unit 1,Aghaboy, Co. Offaly, R42 XR80 Tel: (+353) 0896011926 KUEHNE + NAGEL IRELAND


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Offering exceptional quality, personal service, environmental responsibility and logistical excellence from one source.ESTABLISHED, RELIABLE, FLEXIBLE High technology, high speed bottling lines – speeds of 300 bottles per minute. Sophisticated bottling line ensures our product is not handled by operators at any stage during the bottle assembly, filling, capping, labelling or shrink wrap/ packaging process BRC/AA Accredited Munster Soft Drinks Ltd, Shelton Business Park, Ballyneety, Co. Limerick, Tel: +353 (0)61 450705



Based in Manchester, K’s Wors manufacture authentic South African sausages. Launched in 2018, the brand has caused a stir in the sausage sector by brining through an innovative three-meat sausage (beef, pork, Lamb) and winning three Great Taste Awards as well as coming runner up and highly commended in the UK Sausage Week Awards. We have given new meaning to the much loved banger and we have bringing this Southern African culinary delight to the global food space. Tel: 07707 437 435



Through continuous monitoring, advanced analytics and tailored solutions, Kantar Worldpanel inspires successful decisions by brand owners, retailers, market analysts and government organisations globally. Kantar Worldpanel turns purchase behaviour into a competitive advantage in markets as diverse as FMCG, impulse products, fashion, baby, telecommunications and entertainment, among many others. 6 Ely Place, Dublin 2, ROI Tel:+353 1 480 8900



Delicious, raw, fermented tea handmade in small

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Since 1996 Kuehne + Nagel Ireland offers national and international customers a full scope of forwarding and logistics services. The company’s 250 experts provide integrated and competitive supply chain solutions, backed by state-of-theart information technology tailored to customers specific requirements.



We are specialists in manufacturing branded clothing for businesses and groups. We can machine embroider any logo and print to any garment. We have been in the custom print and machine embroidery business since 1999. So our staff and management are vastly experienced in delivering the best possible end product to our clients.



Every drop of LongWays Cider captures the essence of the Tipperary naturally lush, rolling countryside that provides the perfect conditions to produce truly outstanding cider. Our cider is fermented from carefully selected Irish apples grown in the rolling countryside of the Suir Valley in Tipperary and surrounding area. Ballynoran, Carrick-On-Suir, Co. Tipperary Tel: +353 86 043 4774



Maître Jopil is a brand name of Iscal Sugar Caramel in Mons Belgium. We sell 15 different tastes of toppings for ice-cream, pancakes and waffles. We sell also “Suprême” caramel for filling your pasties, cake, chocolate, cookies, … Make your desserts wonderful and super tasty. Boulevard Initialis 5, 7000 Mons, Belgium Tel: 0032 65 39 49 40


22 Hills Industrial Estate, Lucan, Co. Dublin Tel:01 628 0092




Liquid Safari – Bringing wine excellence to Ireland. South Africa produces a variety of world class wines & sparkling wines and Liquid Safari is bringing them to Ireland. Currently available is South Africa’s version of champagne, otherwise known as Methode Cap Classique or MCC. Well priced, top quality bubbly that is champagne in everything but name. For more info: or



The company grows & manufactures wheatgrass & barley grass juiced shots. We lovingly grow & tend to our grass seeds in our innovative, hydroponic, vertical farm. Our products are produced to make good the potential shortfall from the nutrition required for a normal, healthy diet. Just one Little Pharma Wheatgrass shot has the nutritional equivalent to approximately 1kg of leafy green vegetables!

MCK Promotions are a Branded Promotional and Gift Supplier. We cater on retail, wholesale & mass production of merchandise and corporate gifts trading based in Dublin, Ireland. Tel: +353 1 524 1798



Meath offers the key attributes needed to make it Europe’s most Business Ready Region. Check out what we can offer you and your business: MANOR FARM FOODSERVICE


Since 1775, Manor Farm prides itself as being the No. 1 chicken producer in Ireland. We were the first to bring chicken as we know it today into Ireland and we have continued to innovate ever since. Now in Irish Foodservice, our dedicated team continue to deliver the same standards in quality and service.

Exhibitors MAMA NAGI’S


Mama Nagi’s, a range of multi award-winning healthy authentic Indian pastes and sauces, established in 2015. Now in its third year the product range consists of 3 versatile Chilled Chilli Pastes & 4 NEW Cook-In Sauces. All the products are made with fresh locally sourced ingredients and blends of herbs & spices, which are 100% Vegan, Wheat Free, Gluten Free and Free from Sugar.



We have created an award winning range of gluten free products. All of our products are produced in a gluten free facility and made with the finest quality ingredients. Our range includes luxury cereals and cookies. We supply both retail and foodservice customers. Come by our stand and sample some of our delicious products. ME 2 YOU SANDWICHES

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Me2You Sandwiches Ltd. was established in 2011 by Philip and Alison Murtagh. We supply to retail outlets and food service markets across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. There are currently in excess of 150 products which includes sandwiches, wraps, hot eats, fresh salads, pasta, stuffing and desserts.




MG Catering Equipment is a fully Irish owned supplier of over 20,000 products & services to the food service industry. We offer a nationwide service to many sectors including trade buyers. Our products include Catering Equipment, Supplies, Packaging and Hygiene Chemicals. As an owner managed company we offer a personal, nationwide service with an extensive range of products and equipment that represent the best quality. Unit 10, Watergrasshill Business Park, Watergrasshill Co Cork, T56 A623 Tel: 021 488 9966


Money Point is a Dublin-based company providing cash handling equipment, solutions and services for a vast range of businesses and organisations across multiple sectors. The Money Point concept is to provide and install solutions that are easy to operate, keeping technical requirements to a minimum and productivity to a maximum. Unit 19, Turvey Business Centre, Turvey, Co. Dublin K36 YP04 Tel: 01 8900466


MES Ltd now specialises in the selling and refurbishment of Waste Containment Units and today is one of Irelands leading suppliers of Waste Containment and Recycling products to both Business and the Waste Management Industry. Dereen, Durrow, Co. Laois, R32 VC56 Tel: (057) 873 6262



Middleton’s new range of free from mixes, in a retail pack size. The latest range in Middleton’s award winning free from catering mixes, all gluten free, suitable for vegetarians and vegans. Come and meet the team on stand I09 and find out just how good our sponge, muffins, cookies and brownies taste. Middleton Food Products Ltd, 655 Willenhall Road Willenhall, West Midlands, WV13 2LH Tel: 01902 608122

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“Mudita” is Sanskrit, meaning rejoicing in other peoples good fortune. My desserts are ALL about joy, bringing a ray of sunshine into your life They are vegan-friendly, gluten free, soya free and sugar free, and STILL they taste AMAZING! You have to try! MW CONTROL SOLUTIONS LTD

Wilderun, Currabinny Co Cork Contact: Derek Lynch Tel: 087 2617560




NDL Recruitment Agency is committed to placing the right people in the right jobs, while creating an outstanding customer experience. We provide a full range of employment solutions that include fulltime, temporary, and part-time positions within the Hospitality Industry including festivals and events.






MW Control Solutions is one of Ireland’s leading engineering companies specializing in the Brewing & Distilling industry. Providing full turnkey projects to system upgrades, with clients ranging from craft to global brands this highlights our credibility, reliability & quality of our product & services. We are the art of automation. Unit 7 Turvey Business Park, Donabate, Co Dublin Tel: 00 353 85 8060262

Naturally Cordial is made from whole fruit to a traditional recipe, then gently pasteurised. Made in Ireland - making the world more cordial! Lothorein, Ballinavary, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford Y21AK77 Tel: +353 87 2752953 NORTH WEST FOOD AND DRINK


At Trade Northwest, we are committed to working with the very best local fisherman and the people who have devoted their lives to providing high-quality, sustainable seafood. We at Trade Northwest strive to deliver highest quality sustainable seafood products. This means we carefully and deliberately work to develop the loyal business relationships needed to source and supply our seafood. 116 O Avenue, Anacortes, WA, 98221 Tel: 3602935200 Email: O’NEILLS IRISH INTERNATIONAL SPORTS CO. LTD


O’Neills Irish International Sports Company Limited specialise in the design, manufacture, personalisation and supply of performance multisportswear including playing / training kit, sports uniform and leisurewear. O’Neills is the largest sportswear manufacturer in Ireland serving customers across the globe. O’Neills are delighted to announce their new product, the GAA Jersey Square - a unique, custom-made gift for GAA fans and Irish heritage enthusiasts. O’Neills Irish International Sports Co. Ltd. Walkinstown Ave, Dublin D12 NA7V Mobile: 086 3846706 Tel: 01 429 3500



The Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE) is a public body with responsibility for improving the compliance environment for corporate activity in the Irish economy. It encourages compliance with Irish company law by publishing guidance for company directors, secretaries, etc. and attending events where we can provide information to the public.



The Pembrokeshire Cider Co is about selling their Quality Ciders & Apple Juice from their Orchards around Pembrokeshire. Tel: +44 (0)7585 112141


16 Parnell Square, Dublin 1, D01 W5C2 Tel: 01 8585800




Oriel harvests a 100% Irish Natural Sea Salt, full of intensity and depth of taste through a patented system making it a healthier option, allowing you to use up to 25% less with a powerful punch. Fine grain makes it the perfect ingredient Sea Salt. Natural, Free Flowing and Whiskey Smoked. Port Oriel, Clogherhead, Drogheda, County Louth Tel: 041 9889624



O Toole Transport is a family owned logistics company operating over 100 trucks across Ireland , The Uk & Europe . We employ over 170 people & have just commenced construction of our brand new hub in Dublin . Our head office in Galway & we have satellite depots in Dublin & Glasgow. We were the first logistics company in Ireland to achieve BRC accreditation. For more info see O Toole Transport, Allens Park, Moycullen, Co Galway Tel: 091 555604 Email:



Crane Payment Innovations revolutionizes the payment experience for independent retailers and their consumers with Paypod – a new pay station that delivers unprecedented cash management, security, and efficiency. CPI, Coin House, New Coin Street, Royton, Oldham, OL2 6JZ Tel: +44 (0) 161 678 0111

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Pearl Group is one of Irelands’ leading AV technical production companies. Pearl’s brand and culture means that it is positioned in the ‘high end/ quality’ sector of the event and AV industry. Our business has grown and diversified in all areas of ‘Event & Installation Tech’. Our project portfolio ranges from small single room installations up to complete AV, lighting & content solutions. Pearl Group are the sole Irish member of the worldwide AV Alliance. Pearl also have a dedicated edit & content department which identifies as . PEL WASTE REDUCTION EQUIPMENT


PEL Waste Reduction Equipment’s exclusive range of glass bottle crushers, refuse bin compactors, vertical balers & IoT litter bins deliver significant customer waste disposal cost savings. PEL Waste Reduction Equipment serves a global customer base via offices in Ireland and the UK and a network of international distributors and agents.


U04 U05 comes to you with sixteen years experience of dealing with thousands of Irish pubs, hotels and clubs. This experience was gained from our trading in glasswash machines and chemicals. Inovyne Ltd, 6 Euro Innovation Business Park, Little Island, Cork, T45 KF64 Tel: 021 2355007



PhoneWatch are Ireland’s No.1 for Safety Alarms since 1991, offering a range of monitored alarm solutions for Burglary, Smoke and Carbon Monoxide for homes and small businesses. At PhoneWatch, we instantly respond to your burglar, smoke and carbon monoxide alarms from our state of the art Alarm Receiving Centre in Dublin.



PMT Ireland is dedicated to the provision and service of contamination control equipment for cleanrooms and controlled environments. Our aim is to create solutions for customers that satisfies their requirements, exceeds regulatory standards and offers innovative technology to enhance process control. We supply a complete contamination control package covering air, water and surfaces for environmental monitoring. Unit 2A, M4 Business Park, Celbridge, Co. Kildare Tel: +353 871847025



Polar Ice is Ireland’s most trusted dry ice supplier. Certified to BRC v7 and ISO 9001, Polar Ice manufactures dry ice to a food-grade standard and is the approved supplier to the country’s top food producers and meat processors. Dry ice is popular across the hospitality industry for food and drink presentation. Unit 3, Portarlington Ind. Est. Portarlington, Co. Laois R32 XR7Y Tel: +353 (0)57 862 3860



Pure Irish Ice is a family owned business and the only Irish Retail Ice Manufacturer in Ireland, producing finest quality ice products. Delivering Ice Cubes and Crushed Ice in 2k and 10kg bags to Hospitality Sector in the Leinster area. Unit 41 block 613, Greenogue Business Park, Rathcoole, Co. Dublin. Tel: (086) 7732 783 Email:



Q-Fitz Digital is delivering a smart, intuitive content creation / management solution for your digital signage. Our commercial grade digital signage solution can be utilised to get your message in a Visual format. Message Boards, Menu Information & Pricing, Hotel Guest Information , Meetings Room Information and Advertising it also comes with many more applications. Talk to us at or call on (01)6991559


For over 35 years, Quitmann O’Neill have worked in partnership with our clients to provide premium quality packaging and a cradle to grave solution from supply to recycling. Our market leading packaging manufacturers are BRC/ISO 22000 approved in supplying: • Plastic Buckets and Pots • PP/PET Bottles • PP/PET Jars • IBCs • Plastic and Steel Drums • Glass Packaging



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Repak is a not-for-profit packaging recycling scheme funded by contributions from over 3,100 participating Member companies. Since 1997, Irish businesses have invested over €425 million through Repak to support packaging recycling in Ireland and, with our Members, Repak has helped to grow packaging recycling and recovery from under 15% in 1997 to an estimated 93% in 2018. Red Cow Interchange Estate, 1 Ballymount Road, Clondalkin Dublin 22, D22 HW67 Tel: 00353 1 4670190



RASTAL is a highly regarded partner to clients operating in the global beverage arena, hospitality and catering sector. The enterprise manufactures around 120 million glasses per year. Numerous brands across the globe rely on RASTAL’s experience and technological expertise in all aspects of brand staging and branded consumer experience. Rastal-Straße 1, 56203 Höhr-Grenzhausen, Germany Tel: +49 2624 16 0 RED COW MORAN HOTEL




Retail News, Ireland’s longest established grocery trade magazine, has been reporting on the evolution of Ireland’s FMCG sector for over 60 years, from the birth of the supermarket, through the dawn of discounters and the rise of the value-conscious consumer. Retail News gives manufacturers, suppliers and wholesalers a platform for underlining to the retailer, the consumer appeal of their products. Tara Publishing ltd, 14 Upper Fitzwilliam Street, D2 Tel:00353 1 6785165

Red Cow Moran Hotel is a four star hotel located in one of the most accessible locations in Ireland. Located at all access points throughout Ireland. Address: Naas Road, Dublin 22YX80 Tel: +353 (0) 1 459 3650 E-mail:



“REL Field Marketing Ireland is an Advantage Smollan Company combining our global reach and best practice together with a performance related fee approach with twenty years of local field sales expertise”. Services: Sales Merchandising |Point of sale |Auditing| Demonstrations| Mystery shopping| Retail training teams |Retail support services| Event support| Warehousing. REL Field Marketing Ireland, 3013 Lake Drive, Citywest Campus, Dublin 24, D24P PT3, Ireland Tel: +353 (0)1 469 3758 Mobile: 087 231 6523 Website:



Combining cutting edge retail software and hardware solutions with excellent customer service, Retail Solutions has been a leading EPOS systems provider since 1995.Our customer base includes more than 850 sites in Ireland, with a growing customer presence in Australia, South Africa and the UK. Our industry leading EPOS, Chip & Pin, and 3rd Party Integration products are targeted for the Convenience, Supermarket, Forecourt, Hardware and Pharmacy sectors. Unit 25-26, N17 Business Park, Galway Road, Tuam, Co. Galway Lo Call: 1890 738 245 Tel: +353 (93) 70107 RUSH ENERGY DRINKS LTD


We are RUSH. The premium energy drink that helps you live life FAST. Tel: 07788 438 684

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RE:SURE specialises in stopping theft and damage before it happens. Through immediate audio intervention the moment an intruder steps foot on your premises, we protect what is valuable to you and your company. We utilise your existing infrastructure - removing capital cost - and provide complete peace of mind from SMEs to the likes of Kingspan, Dairygold and HSS.



Mid-West Simon Community has been established since October 2006. Covering the counties of Clare, Limerick and North Tipperary, our aim is to support people through their journey out of homelessness by providing appropriate, supported accommodation through, tenancy sustainment, Housing First and The Family Hub. All clients accessing our services have access to our food bank programme in an effort to alleviate food poverty in the Mid-West. Mid-West Simon Community, Speakers Corner, Lower Carey’s Road, Limerick. Tel: 061 608980



The Snap Group is a group of marketing service centres. We bring your marketing plans, events, facilities, internal communications and sales collateral to life. Trust in Snap to support that next big idea with a 360 service that includes print, design, signage, point of sale, promotional products and digital content. All under one roof. There’s more to Snap than print and more to what we print than paper.



Sana helps businesses all over the world reach their full potential. We offer the shortcut to e-commerce. How? Through 100% seamless integration with SAP and Microsoft Dynamics. Our e-commerce solution leverages existing business logic and data in powerful and userfriendly web stores. This lets our clients focus on improving customer experience, streamlining sales processes, and increasing sales volume and frequency. Manchester Science Partnerships, Greenheys Lane, Manchester, M15 6LR, United Kingdom Tel: +44 (0)161 768 1271




Schoeller Allibert has been inventing, developing, designing and manufacturing Returnable Transit Packaging (RTP) for nearly 60 years. We have a strong heritage, having been formed from key players such as Schoeller, Wavin, Perstorp, Arca, Linpac, Allibert, Paxton, Stucki amongst others. Today we are the European market leader with operations worldwide. Road One, Industrial Estate, Winsford, Cheshire CW7 3RA Tel: 01606 561900




Producing great coffee requires more than just the finest beans from Segafredo Zanetti you also need reliable machinery that meets the demands of your business and customers. Our sister company, La San Marco, has been a leading Italian manufacturer of professional espresso machines and coffee bar equipment for nearly a century and has exported the Italian coffee tradition across the world as part of the Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group. Unit 2 Athgarvan Rd, Newbridge Industrial Estate Newbridge Co. Kildare Tel: +353868254641



Secret Recipe are a Cork Based Premium Prepared Meals Solutions provider operating in the retail and food service markets, from their BRC accredited kitchen. Our Brands are: Secret Recipe – Food Service Soups and Meals The Halal Food Company - Retail and Food Service Food Adventures – Vegan - Retail and Food Service Global Kitchen – Retail – meals and Soups Kitchen Classics – Retail Meals and Soups Secret Recipe, Unit 4 Link Road Business Park Ballincollig, Cork Email: Tel: 021 428 9515 SHELTON DISTRIBUTORS LTD

4075 Kingswood Road, Citywest Business Campus, D24 Tel: +353 (0)1 6876600




With top-notch professionals under one roof Shakespeare Music offers bespoke one-stop-shop covering every sound and music issue. We are business dedicated music management: from preparing your premises with acoustic installation to music playlists increasing your sales, costeffective music licenses and sophistication music transmission solution into the locations. London Bureau Tel: +44 7873 252452 SHAKESPHERE PRODUCTS

Digital is a digital marketing agency helps businesses in the food, hospitality and events industries grow. They listen to their clients’ needs, then help them meet their objectives by executing strategic campaigns using social media channels and creative content. They have a proven track record of generating a return on investment for their clients. The Mill Enterprise Centre, Greenhills, Drogheda Co. Louth Tel: +353 (0)41 214 6938 SMEDES FOOD PRODUCTION B.V.


ShakeSphere is a shaker bottle unlike any other. It has no corners so no supplements get stuck, which saves the consumer money whilst making the task of cleaning a breeze! It mixes supplements without the need for a mesh grid or a mixing ball. The patented capsule shape does the mixing by continually sending the mixture around the capsule without getting stuck in corners which means the mixture is rapidly broken down. Its easy to clean and helps avoid all those horrible smells.

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Our innovative Smedes batter products offer you a completely unique style of frying. The easy-to-use golden crispy batter mix and superior batter flour are exclusively aimed at Food Professionals in the Food service market and Food Processing industry. Manufactured by Smedes Fine Food, market leader in The Netherlands. Voltaweg 23, 3752 LP Bunschoten-Spakenburg, The Netherlands Tel: +353 (0)66 7169029

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Shelton markets and distributes a comprehensive range of premium quality fmcg confectionery brands. We have a strong commitment to developing our customer relationships, through innovative product development, matching current trends, promotional activities and marketing support. Brands achieving year-on-year growth include Walker’s Non-such Toffee, Look-O-Look, PEZ, Red Band, Hamlet Belgian Chocolates, Zaini and De Bron sugar-free.

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Simply Dynamics supply and support Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution with over 1 million users worldwide. It provides small and midsize businesses greater control over financials and simplifies supply chain, manufacturing and operations and is fully integrated with Office 365 and Microsoft Power BI.



Sterling Straws provides a range of sustainable products, with the main offering being eco friendly drinking straws. The company was created due to a need for alternatives to single use plastics. Offering competitive pricing and a range of customisation these products are a fantastic way to promote your business while helping the environment.





“from shopper insight to planogram and everything in-between, that’s what we do” Shelfstock in a new Irish company set up in 2014 by Gerry Byrne, we specialise in Category Management, Space planning and Shopper behaviour, helping both retailers and suppliers build workable strategies based on insights into shoppers and their buying behaviour.

SOLAS is the State Organisation with responsibility for funding, planning and co-ordinating Further Education and Training (FET) in Ireland. SOLAS’ mission is to fund, co-ordinate and monitor a range of FET provision to ensure economic and social wellbeing and to support the development of a FET sector that is more responsive to the needs of learners and employers, is innovative, flexible and demand-led.

Exhibitors SOLVE


Solve is a specialist accounting service provider. Solve helps business managers and owners free up time to focus on core value added activities in a cost efficient manner. First Floor, T1, Porters Road, Coolmine Business Park, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15, Ireland Tel +353 (0) 1 54 45 375

than 25,000 customers throughout the world. SUZOHAPP’s technology enables automation for customers operating in a variety of end markets including retail, transportation, gaming, banking, vending and amusement. Bracetown Business Park, Clonee, Meath Tel: 353 1 801 4077 THE SKIBBEREEN FOOD COMPANY - SCRATCH MY PORK G41

Elle a su rester une entreprise familiale française, indépendante et fière de l’être, qui travaille pour transmettre le goût des bonnes choses aux nouvelles générations de gourmands.

The Skibbereen Food Company was established by award winning Kiwi chef Matthew Brownie in 2014 and is stationed in West Cork, Skibbereen. The company currently produces a range of pork crackling snacks for the retail, high convenience and on and off trade food service markets throughout Ireland. The snacks are available in the “Scratch My Pork” brand and there are four mouthwatering flavours, Cajun, Smokey, Salt & Vinegar and Salted.

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We offer Managed Print Services with a difference. As a HP Premier Partner, we work with, “the world’s most secure printers”. Our solutions focus on what your people are doing and not just what the printers are doing. Our people-centric approach to MPS enables us to create an effective print policy for your business reducing costs, increasing security and improving GDPR compliance while giving you back control of what your users are printing. Unit 4B Red Cow Business Park, Robinhood Road,D22 Tel: 1890 409 988



From the rich dark soil of Co Wexford Carefully crafted and beautifully balanced, our unique gin delivers the earthy tones of the rich Wesford soil complemented by delicate fruit, herbs and warm spice. This is the unbroken story of a landscape tended by the same family for generations. Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, Y21 PP71 Tel: +353 53 9239260



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Tel: +353 86 014 9846



SUZOHAPP is a technology company providing software and hardware for cash handling automation and self-service solutions to more

DBKB was established by Laura Murphy in 2012 and is the first traditional kombucha tea microbrewery or “Kombrewery” in Ireland. SynerChi is made using a traditional fermentation method so that the live cultures and naturally occurring raw enzymes are preserved.

With 60 years combined experience in the confectionary business Charlie Guy and Paul McNabb will be showcasing their Sweetez Cups perfect for the forecourt, supermarket, and ctn categories. They will also be exhibiting their American imported soft drinks and confectionary which just continues to grow and is a must stock line for their current customers.



The Whiskey Experts are Ireland’s premier Whiskey Event Specialists. We provide knowledge based interactive tastings to consumer & corporate. Our tastings give your clients the history, science & multi-sensory experience of whiskey. Our passion & enthusiasm for whiskey is what sets us apart. Tel: +353 863148977



Founded in 2017 by Krissy Gibson, Take the Cake recently won a Great Taste award for their Carrot Cake. They currently supply several stores in Dublin, and had their first nationwide delivery with Aldi in June 2019. You can regularly watch Krissy on the cooking segment of Virgin Media One’s “Weekend AM”.



Trafalgar Scientific Ltd has been supplying laboratory and microbiological equipment since 1993, including hygiene monitoring systems to both public and private sectors across the UK and Ireland. The flagship product is our new EnSURE Touch ATP device for cleaning analysis in food and beverage environments. We pride ourselves on delivering outstanding customer service that supports every business individual need. Trafalgar Scientific Ltd, 190 Waterside Road, Hamilton Industrial Estate, Leicester, LE5 1QZ, United Kingdom +44 (0) 116 287 9460



Uniformal are Irelands leading designers and manufacturers of premium hospitality uniforms and custom canvas and leather bar aprons. Their newly extended premises incorporating design studio, factory and showroom is located in Fashion City at Exit 10 on the M50 / only 15 mins from Dublin city centre. Tel: 01 4295730



Our story began in 1967 and our mission was to supply quality school uniforms at realistic prices. Our passion for unique design and collaboration brought our vision, and uniforms to life. Uniformity quickly grew to supplying many of Ireland’s schools, sports clubs and business uniforms to become one of Ireland’s foremost uniform suppliers in Ireland. Unit B, Three Rock Road, Sandyford Industrial Estate Co. Dublin, D18 H213 Tel: (01) 2300 501

Exhibitors VADA POW


Vada Pow – Packs A Flavour Punch! Vada Pow is an Irish company established in 2016 by Naveen Bachani who sells a range of ‘Bombay Style Street Food’ as a meat-free alternative. Their retail products are available in Lidl, Supervalu and foodservice range is available through Musgraves. Very soon Vada Pow is launching three new veganfriendly products for the consumer market. Founder: Naveen Bachani 15 Blunden Drive, Ayrfield, Dublin 13 Mobile: 0838085792



Weber Packaging Solutions Ltd. are manufacturers and distributors of self-adhesive labels and labelling & coding systems, AIDC and mobility solutions, vision and verification systems in Ireland, UK and Internationally. We provide the latest in systems, software, and media and support them with an International network of direct sales, service, and technical expertise.



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Operating over 30 years, Valleymount foods has been sourcing, supplying and supporting the Independent Wholesale Distributor and their clients with high quality foods from around the Globe. Tel: (0)45 – 880 555 VAPR ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE LTD


Vap-r offers premium e-liquids at an affordable price produced in our state-of-the-art multipurpose facility. We pride ourselves on the quality of our e-liquid production and incredible flavours. Because of our efficient production techniques, we are able to offer the finest grade liquids at competitive prices without any compromise to quality, taste and your vaping experience. Unit G8, Southern Gateway, Speke Boulevard, Liverpool, L24 9HZ Tel: +44 (0) 151 486 9631 VMI PRODUCTIONS.IE VIDEO MARKETING IRELAND


We sit down with you and workout what is the best approach for you business. We Script it. We film it using the latest technology. We edit it with the best editing software and graphics available. And then we will apply search engine optimization techniques to the video. With 20 years experience in television making documentaries, adverts and corporate videos. Let us manage your video from concept to finished product.

Create and foster a work environment that encourages health, wellness, engagement, motivation, effectiveness and growth. 24 Monkstown Crescent Monkstown, Co Dublin A94 W7W4 Clontarf Holistic Ctr, 16 Kincora Avenue Clontarf D03 E7W1 Tel: +353 (87) 355 3664 WESTERN EPOS SYSTEMS


Western EPoS Systems, based in Ennis, Ireland, is a leading supplier of electronic point-of-sale systems to the Irish and UK markets. Designed, developed and supported completely in-house, our point-of-sale software is simple to use, yet powerful in operation. Whether your industry is retail/forecourt, hospitality, health, fashion or veterinary, Western has the solution to meet your requirements. Munster House, Gort Road Business Park, Ennis, Co. Clare, V95 C8HN Tel: (+353) 65 684 4488 Email: WICKLOW FARMHOUSE CHEESE


Wicklow Farmhouse Cheese is a family owned business established in 2005. The Hempenstall family farm lies between Croghan Mountain and the Irish Sea at Curranstown, Arklow, Co. Wicklow just 2km from the East Coast. John and his family before him have been farming here for generations. We use milk from the family farm Friesian herd to make our creamy delicious cheeses. Email:

Tel: 087 231 7382 WILLIS PUBLICITY


From our 4 factories Willis are one of the industry’s

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leading manufacturer and supplier of branded POS to the drinks industry. We will be exhibiting our range cutting edge and sustainable POS aimed at the Craft Beer, Craft Spirit and Soft Drink Sectors. For a Refreshing Approach to POS please come and see our stand.



Delivering exceptional MES (Manufacturing Execution Systems) to Quality-driven manufacturing industries. For Food & Beverage Manufacturing, Liquids and Powders Management, MedTech & Data Security Services Systems, Metals Manufacturing, and Aquaculture Track & Trace: WISE design & develop software applications & integration solutions for Factory Floor Scheduling, Data Acquisition & Exchange, KPI, Product Identification, Labelling, Traceability, Automation Integrations, Laboratory QA, and Warehouse Management.

WorkWear Experts Ltd


WorkWearExperts was established in Dublin in 2004. In early 2016 we launched our new home on the web It is more than a web site: It is a portal designed to make life easier for our customers. Our Experts have accumulated vast industry experience which we use to import and distribute quality branded workwear, corporate uniforms and personal protective equipment for a wide and varied range of clients. Unit 1 - 4 Spilmak Place, Bluebell Industrial Estate Bluebell, Dublin 12 Tel : 00353 (0) 1 4299521



We supply Decarboniser Tanks and Associated cleaning products to commercial kitchens in all sectors of the hospitality industry. Unit 6 Enterprise Centre, Galvone Business Park, Limerick Tel: 061 603 703 Email:



Xero is a cloud accounting platform. Like other cloud solutions, this means you don’t install the software on your computer, instead you sign in to your account on their website. This means you can check your accounts from any computer, anywhere in the world, and give access to your team and your accountant.




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Zymurgorium, is a Distillery, Brewery and Meadery, that combines the scientific study of brewing (Zymurgy) and an emporium, all on its site in Irlam, Manchester. Established in 2013 this makes it Manchester’s first craft distillery and is easily recognisable on the shelf, thanks to its mascot the Manchester bee.

Corcoran Chemicals have been supplying chemicals to Irish Industry since 1939. As one of the largest and longest established independent chemical companies in Ireland, Corcoran benefits from decades of experience, ensuring a continuous and reliable supply of chemicals and plastic materials.

Tel : 07394 647 390

Kingsbridge House, 17-22 Parkgate Street, Dublin 8 tel: +353 -1 63 30 400 fax: +353 -1 67 93 52 FITZPATRICK LABORATORY SUPPLIES





Action Adhesives and HME are your One Stop Solution for Hot Melt in Ireland. HME provides support and service to any hot melt machine. Action Adhesives cater for all of your Hot Melt Adhesive needs. Why look anywhere else when you can get the complete package. Give us a Call Today. Corkeeran, Ballybay, Co.Monaghan, A75 W862 Tel: 01 6855 600 BASF CONSTRUCTION CHEMICALS (UK) LIMITED


Ucrete – the world’s toughest floor since 1969. Performing at the highest level for more than 50 years. If you are looking for the right flooring for your project, Ucrete floors give you the reassurance of proven performance and a reputation acquired over decades of use in aggressive process environments throughout the food and beverage industries. COMPLETE LABORATORY SOLUTIONS

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Our mission at FLS is to provide every laboratory in Ireland with an exemplary customer service and product quality. Headquarted in Athboy, Co. Meath, we supply products and services to the life science, pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, lab research and food and beverage market sectors within Ireland. Christmas Tree Lodge, Trim Road, Athboy, Co. Meath Tel: +353 (0) 85 / 1 03 48 07

Linde Material Handling, Unit 1 Parkway Business Centre, Ballymount Road Lower, Dublin 24, D24 E5ND Tel: 01 456 6626



Flowcrete UK is a leading manufacturer of high performance resin flooring solutions tailored to the complex demands of today’s food and beverage industry. With over 35 years supplying specialist floors to the global food industry, Flowcrete has built up a reputation as the go-to provider for everything from the smallest microbrewery to the largest, multi-national food producer. The Flooring Technology Centre , Booth Lane Sandbach Cheshire, CW11 3QF

The Technology Gateway Network is run by Enterprise Ireland in partnership with Institutes of Technology – successfully delivering expertise and solutions for industrial partners in a time scale that industry expects. LAYDEX BUILDING SOLUTIONS & SHERWIN-WILLIAMS


Resin flooring systems have become an industry


Modular Panel Systems Ltd. are proud to manufacture and install our range of insulated panel and door system solutions since 1977. We offer bespoke temperature controlled systems to the food and pharmaceutical industries and a comprehensive catalogue of panel and door systems to the commercial, chemical, retail and agricultural sectors. Mohill, Co. Leitrim, N41EV88, Ireland Tel: +353 (0)71 9631162 PROLIFT HANDLING LTD



Linde Material Handling is Ireland’s largest provider of material handling equipment, service, safety solutions, storage solutions, and operator training. We offer everything from short term rentals to full turnkey warehouse solutions, making us the clear number one choice for our extensive customer network.



Saotharlann Chonamara Teo, Ros Muc, Co. Galway, Tel: 091 574 355

Unit 3, Allied Industrial Estate, Kylemore Rd, Dublin 10 Tel: 01 6426600 LINDE MATERIAL HANDLING


CLS are a group of Contract Laboratories and are the leading provider of sampling and analysis to the food, environmental, pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Founded in 1994, CLS has developed a reputation for delivering highquality laboratory data with a customer focused service in a timely manner.

standard in the food and beverage industry to provide premium quality flooring solutions to comply the latest regulations and standards. Laydex Building Solutions together with SherwinWilliams, a manufacturer of high performance flooring, have a firm commitment to distribute certified resin products suitable for various projects.

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Prolift are the largest supplier and service provider of lifting and material handling equipment Ireland. We supply electric hoists, gantry crane systems, jib cranes and vacuum lifting systems. We also specialise in mobile lifters, reel handlers along with ATEX rated and clean room lifting equipment. We are the lifting equipment specialists that offer a full turnkey solution including installation and training. 601, Western Industrial Estate, Dublin 12 Tel:01 4584836



Founded in 1912 The Rhenus Group is a global logistics service company employing 31,000 staff in over 650 locations worldwide and a turnover of €5.1 billion. The Rhenus business areas - Contract Logistics, Freight Logistics and Port Logistics Transport - manage complex supply chains and create wealth by means of innovative value-added services. Kore Development Park, John F. Kennedy Drive, Naas Road Dublin 12, D12 XVP6. Tel: +353 (0)1 429 2300


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We help our customer’s brand stand out from the competition by creatively designing and sustainably producing shelf ready packs, display units and effective transit packaging for instore and online retail. Do you want us to boost your sales by making your product more visible, recognizable and attractive on the shelf? Would you like an unboxing experience to WOW your customer? Please visit our stand. Unit 17, Whitestown Industrial Estate, Tallaght, D24 Tel: +353 1 4524333 SPERRIN METAL STORAGE SOLUTIONS


Unitech is a specialist manufacturer of stainlesssteel products and equipment for food & beverage production and hygiene conscious industries. We supply complete changing rooms, lockers, boot washers, ingredient sanitisers, pallet tray & crate washers, conveying systems, check weighing and metal detecting equipment, along with bespoke items to suit your application. Contact: Steve Gerrity, Ireland Sales Manager Tel: 00 44 7934 851107 UCD INNOVATION ACADEMY


At UCD Innovation Academy we take a highly action-oriented approach to teaching and learning. All of our teaching is grounded in academic rigour but our focus is on the practical application of this in a real-world context. We work with over 1,000 learners each year from UCD Undergraduates to PhD students and professionals from Industry across all sectors. O’Brien Centre for Science, Belfield Campus, Dublin 4


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Sperrin Metal Storage Solutions was first established in 1963 to provide employment in the Draperstown area. Now a family owned Company, it has grown to become one of the leading storage manufacturers in Britain and Ireland. The Company oversees whole process itself from the design and manufacture through to the installation and after sales care.

Peace of mind comes as standard Videojet Technologies is a world-leader in the product identification market, providing in-line printing, coding, and marking products, application specific fluids, and product life cycle services. C2, South City Business Park, Tallaght, Dublin 24, Tel: +353 1 450 2833

Cahore Road, Draperstown, Co. Derry, BT45 7AP Tel: +44 (0)28 7962 8362



TQS Integration is the recognized global leaders in the provision of advanced visualization and data analysis of real-time and historic data. Data intelligence specialists with a unique technological skillset that combines unrivalled sectoral expertise with cutting edge IT and process control integration technologies. Data Is Our Business. Corporate Head Office, Lismore, Co.Waterford, P51 H01X Tel: 058-48456

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Congratulations to all our finalist of the Food & Drink Business Awards. The prestigious awards are being held on September 5th, City West Hotel Dublin. We are delighted with the quality of entries this year of the awards and we look forward to building on its success in years to come. BAKERY/ CONFECTIONERY COMPANY OF THE YEAR Bretzel Trading Company Ltd Foods of Athenry Lily O’Brien’s Offbeat Donuts Thunders Bakery Limited

BEVERAGE COMPANY OF THE YEAR Allied Retail Solutions Java Republic Kinnegar Brewing RTM Beverages Ltd. Silk Tree Botanics

CRAFT BEER/CIDER COMPANY OF THE YEAR Dead Centre Brewing Dundalk Bay Brewery and Distillery Kinnegar Brewing Poterhouse Brewing Company Rye River Brewing Company


INGREDIENT SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR NCC Food Ingredients Oriel Sea Salt Company Rebel Chilli

MEAT/POULTRY COMPANY OF THE YEAR Dawn Meats Foyle Food Group Hilton Foods Ireland Manor Farm Waldron Family

OWN LABEL BRAND OF THE YEAR Dunnes Stores Simply Better Funky Monkey Foods Aldi Ireland Mama Nagi’s TS Foods


Gino’s Gelato Glenisk Kerrygold Butter Packing Ltd Natural Milk Company North Cork Creameries

Keohane Seafoods Nicholas Lynch Ltd Proiseail (An Clochan Liath) Teoranta T/A Irish Fish Canners Ltd



Alltech Beverage Division Ireland Copper Castle Foods Ltd Fiid Freshways Food Co Nobó RTM Beverages Ltd.

FREE FROM / VEGAN PRODUCT OF THE YEAR Applegreen Birds Eye Pizza Freshways Food Co KBH Nutrition The Gluten Free Kitchen Company

FRESH PRODUCE COMPANY OF THE YEAR Allfresh Wholesale Ltd. Clarkes Fresh Fruit Delicious Food Company `Hapi Food Co Ltd Kilbride Classic Cuisine

FOOD SERVICE COMPANY OF THE YEAR Blanco Niño Freshly Chopped Freshways Food Co Kilbride Classic Cuisine Sweet Cicely Ltd


Everest Freshly Chopped Glenisk Ice Cream Treats KO Kombucha Proiseail (An Clochan Liath) Teoranta T/A Irish Fish Canners Ltd Sadie’s Kitchen Ltd The Irish Biltong Company Ltd


Blanco Niño Gino’s Gelato Hogan’s Farm (Hogans Turkeys Ltd) Ice Cream Treats Kilbride Classic Cuisine Miena’s Handmade nougat The Smokin Butcher Velo Coffee Roasters


Ballyvolane House Spirits Company Limited Dingle Whiskey Distillery Galway Gin Company Great Northern Distillery Limited

SUPPLY CHAIN COMPANY OF THE YEAR Foods Connected Versatile Packaging

SUSTAINABLE COMPANY OF THE YEAR ABP Food Group Coca Cola HBC Ireland & Northern Ireland `Hapi Food Co Ltd Java Republic Manor Farm

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Agenda 7:00PM Welcome Reception ~ Starters served ~ Packaging company of the year Ingredient Supplier of the year Seafood Company of the year - Sponsored by Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Toole Transport Supply Chain Company of the Year Spirit Company of the Year Sustainable Company of the Year - Sponsored by Repak ~ Main course served ~ Bakery/Confectionery Company of the Year - Sponsored by Weber Packaging Beverage Company of the Year Dairy Manufacturing Company of the Year - Sponsored by TQS Integration Food & Drink Innovation of the Year Craft Beer/Cider Company of the Year - MW Control Solutions Free From/Vegan Product of the Year Fresh Produce Company of the Year ~ Dessert Served ~ Meat/Poultry Company of the Year - Sponsored by GS1 Ireland Own Label Brand of the Year Food Service Company of the Year - Sponsored by Laydex Building Solutions & Sherwin-Williams Health & Wellness Product of the Year SME Food & Drink Company of the Year Life Time Achievement - Sponsored by Kuehne + Nagel Gran Prix Winner - Sponsored by Kuehne + Nagel ~ Event Closes ~


Last years awards were held on January 17th, City West Hotel Dublin. We were delighted with the quality of entries for the first year of the awards and we look forward to building on its success in 2020.

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