Invest NI hosts Virtual ‘Speciality’ Showcase

Invest NI’s 7th virtual Food and Drink showcase to attract GB & ROI retail buyers took place on Friday 4th June with a seasonal ‘Picnic Picks’ theme. Over the last year, Invest NI has supported over 60 local food and drink suppliers to showcase products to 150 GB & ROI based buyers and more recently over 30 Michelin star chefs.

 A ‘Speciality’ themed hamper including the following innovative NI products was couriered to every buyer in advance of the virtual showcase: 

Burren Balsamics – onion jam

Ballylisk of Armagh – single rose brie style cheese

Corndale – fennel salami

Genesis Bakery  – ice cream sundae cupcakes

Whitewater Brewery – hard seltzers

Asher’s – sausage rolls

Ewing’s Seafood – smoked salmon

The Cookie Jar – soda Bread mix and

Cobden & Brown – salted caramel truffles

Attending the virtual showcase were representatives from leading GB retailers including Cotswold Fayre, Harrods, Fortnum & Mason, Ocado, Waitrose and Hider Foods & from ROI were Aldi, Dunnes, Fallon & Byrne, Taste the View and Truly Irish.