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.