Training scheme invites food businesses

The deadline is approaching to apply for Food Works, a new comprehensive training and development programme for potential food entrepreneurs.

The deadline is approaching to apply for Food Works, a new comprehensive training and development programme for potential food entrepreneurs.

Bord Bia, Enterprise Ireland and Teagasc have combined resources to design this in-depth process aimed at finding and fostering global food entrepreneurs.

Participants will be given a range of practical business supports required to develop an initial concept into a winning food product with international appeal. The available supports will include market research, business plan development, technical advice, commercial viability testing in addition to access to incubation units, research and development facilities and possible investors.

Food Works is open to all determined and energetic individuals with an interest in building an international food business in Ireland. The programme is designed for new food entrepreneurs who have ambitious scalable, ideas or export plans.

Interested parties are invited to submit their applications before May 14. For more information, see www.foodworksireland.ie.