November 2 In the Press The Richhill Apple Fayre

Armagh in top nine tourism destinations as harvest fayre crowned a huge success

Terence Brannigan has described Co Armagh as one of nine key designated visitor destinations in Northern Ireland and said he was proud to stand side by side with the people of the Orchard County at this year’s Richhill Apple Harvest Fayre.

The Tourism NI chairman, was guest speaker at this year’s fayre, which celebrates the end of the harvest and showcases what County Armagh food and drink producers have to offer. The Fayre is an authentic celebration which connects us with our land.

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November 24 In the Press

Uluru team are overjoyed as restaurant receives Michelin Guide approval

Uluru Bar & Grill has received notification it is recommended in the Michelin Guide 2015, The McKenna’s Guide and is eligible for the Good Food Award.

Dean Coppard, of Uluru Bar & Grill says the recommendations are testament to the hard work put in by the team, the authenticity of cooking, attention to customer service and the team’s drive to give people an eating establishment which offers customers a great dining experience.

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October 20 In the Press The Richhill Apple Fayre

NITB chief praises apple harvest fayre as an event which connects us to our land

This weekend the people of Armagh and beyond will celebrate the Bramley Apple at a brand new fayre in the heart of the orchard county.

We interviewed Dr Howard Hastings OBE, chairman of NITB, who has praised the organisers for making such an event happen. The fayre is being sponsored by Irwin’s Bakery, Gilfresh and Wilsons Country. The event features cookery demonstrations and much more.

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October 6 In the Press The Richhill Apple Fayre

New harvest fayre is launched to celebrate the big apple in County Armagh’s eye

The village of Richhill in County Armagh will be celebrating the Armagh Bramley Apple as it prepares to host its first ever Apple Harvest Fayre.

Helping to launch the Richhill Apple Harvest Fayre is Helen Troughton of Armagh Cider Company and Hamilton Loney, chairman of the NI Fruit Growers Association, who say this year is a great year for growing fruit in the orchard county. The event if free and runs from 10am-6pm.

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March 22 In the Press

Thousands vote Tayto and Del Toro as winners in Food NI sponsored NIFDA categories

In 2012, the food and drink processing industry in Northern Ireland generated sales of approximately £4.2bn – a 4.2 per cent increase on 2011.

MGMPR Ltd is here to tell the story of our food and drink producers – an industry which thrives on the provenance, quality and reputation of the food and drink we produce. Here’s the story of Tayto and Del Toro who won at the Northern Ireland Food and Drink Awards 2013 in the Food NI sponsored categories.

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February 25 In the Press

Voting is now OPEN…. Have your say and vote for your favourite NI Produce and Restaurant

Food NI, our region’s promotional voice for food and drink producers, are sponsoring two categories at this year’s NIFDA awards.

Food NI is proud to sponsor The People’s Choice and Taste of Ulster Restaurant of the Year 2013. Producers have been asked to put forward the product which they feel deserves recognition and are now putting its fate in the hands of the public. Voting is now OPEN!

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February 22 In the Press

Get your foodie hat on and vote for whatever tickles your fancy really: Voting starts on Monday

Over 100,000 private sector jobs depend on the success and growth of the agri-food sector which has an estimated turnover of £4billion.

This is the 12th NIFDA awards and Food NI are delighted to be sponsoring two categories. The sector is thriving and the awards honour the work of our home grown producers and celebrate the contribution which the agri-food industry plays in our economy.

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