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The Wexford Food Family, the not for profit network of food producers established in 2011 to grow the food industry in County Wexford through growing the business of our members will have its sixth annual Wexford Food Family South East Food Summit on Wednesday 1st May.

Wexford Food Family Summit

This important food industry event will take place in Wells House, Ballyedmond, Gorey (Eircode – Y25 CF96) and the theme is all about Collaboration – something that the Wexford Food Family has focused on and encouraged since its inception.

The event will run from 08:30 til 13:30pm and include a showcase buffet brunch featuring food and drinks from the members of the Wexford Food Family.

Our key note speaker is Tara McCarthy, CEO of Bord Bia who is joined by Colin Jephson, managing director of Ardkeen Quality Food Store.

A selection of Wexford Food Family members will present case studies, sharing the stories of their successes and challenges including

Mary Regan of Regan Organic Farm

John Kenny of Atlantis Seafood

John Walsh of Irish Country Meats, the lamb specialists

Brian Kehoe of Wexford Local Development will give a brief update and we will have a panel discussion including speakers, Tom Banville of the Wexford Local Enterprise Office and James Kehoe, Chair of Wexford IFA.

This event will be extremely useful to anyone involved in the food business or thinking about starting up a food business. There will be a presentation made to the Wexford Food Champion 2019 at the event.

You can book your place here. Tickets to the event are €59 each for non-members and €39 for members of the Wexford Food Family.

To become a member of the Wexford Food Family, go to www.wexfordfoodfamily.com/become-a-member/

The Wexford Food Summit is kindly sponsored by the Wexford Local Enterprise Office and Wexford County Council.

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