Creating partnerships between Ireland and the UK across nutrition, healthy and sustainable foods

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Name: Creating partnerships between Ireland and the UK across nutrition, healthy and sustainable foods
Date: March 14, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM GMT
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Event Description:
Innovate UK, in association with Cork Chamber, would like to invite UK and Irish companies to an informative seminar to learn more about the latest innovation, research and opportunities in the natural, free-from food sector in Ireland. Under Innovate UK's 'Global Business Accelerator Programme', 13 innovative UK food and drink companies will visit Ireland and are keen to create linkages with food manufacturers, distributors, sustainable packaging providers and logistics providers. Click Here to view the complete catalogue of the attending UK companies. To summarise, UK attendees include:  
  • Bakes and Balls: Healthy snack-balls, energy balls and protein balls
  • BFT Drinks: Energy drink
  • Bio Doctor: On-the-go probiotic 
  • Goupie: Hand-made chocolate confectionary 
  • Innate Foods: 100% natural savoury squares, air-dried snack which combine vegetables, coconut and almond.  
  • Katjes: Natural, veggie sweets and the world's first 3D printer for fruit-gum 
  • Luna Tribe: Plant-based snack 
  • Nucleotide Nutrition: Food supplement - InterestAidIB and NucellIM 
  • Odeiga House: Pure fruit and dairy smoothie 
  • Sacoma: Sweet-potato products 
  • Shelton's Coffee: Dried and ground coffee, available as instant 
  • Tastetech: Specialist manufacturer of encapsulated flavourings and ingredients 
All attendees will have the opportunity to learn about Ireland's R&D capacities in the food and drink space, including: 
  • ​Atlantia Food Clinical Trials specialise in conducting clinical trials in food, beverages and supplements. Learn about their expertise in validating clinical endpoint in probiotics, botanical and marine extracts across areas such as sports performance, metabolic, cardiovascular and digestive health.  
  • Bullseye Food Marketing will discuss 'How to approach the Irish market, market structure and how to find the right distributor to service your target market'. 
  • Hear about CyberColloids' latest research and outcomes on Marine Algae and Human Health for food 
  • CAPPA Centre (CIT) will focus on 'Innovation through Light: Photonics Solutions for the Food and Beverage Industry'. 
  • Ruth Fuller of Fuller Marketing will discuss 'Food Branding in Ireland'. 

The innovative UK companies are looking to forge strong relationships with Irish manufacturers of healthy and sustainable food, R&D providers, innovative packaging companies, ingredient solutions providers and resellers. Irish companies will have the opportunity to request 1:1 meetings with the visiting UK companies.


The River Lee Hotel
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