THE Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello TD, today officially opened a new manufacturing and technology centre for Carbery Group’s taste and flavour division Synergy Flavours in Brazil, during Enterprise Ireland’s Trade Mission to the country.
LOCAL success story Glenilen Farm are among the 24 finalists in the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year competition.
The Drimoleague-based family business has been nominated in the emerging category and were featured recently in a special RTÉ programme with other nominees screened on RTÉ 1.
The winners of each category, a special award winner and the overall Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012 will be revealed at an awards ceremony in Dublin later this month.
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REVENUES at one of West Cork’s leading companies, Carbery, have jumped by 14.5 per cent year-on-year to €256.5 million.
THE West Cork Development Partnership (WCDP) has announced that funding is now available to support agri-food enterprises in West Cork.
Funding at a rate of 40 per cent and up to a maximum value of €200,000 is available to micro, small and medium enterprises adding value to agri-food products.
On March 6th Environment Minister Phil Hogan announced that €5 million in funding will be provided in 2012/2013 to support agri-food enterprises in rural Ireland.
The WCDP is encouraging businesses with project proposals to get in contact with Development Officer Kevin Santry on 023 883 4035 or by email at email@example.com at their earliest convenience.
FINE Gael TD for Cork South West, Noel Harrington has welcomed the announcement by Environment Minister Phil Hogan that €5 million in funding will be provided in 2012/2013 to support the creation and development of agri-food enterprises in rural Ireland.
Based on recent research conducted by the Local Development sector this funding has the potential to create more than 200 jobs directly as well as sustaining a number of jobs currently available in the sector.
The deal will see the Clon company have its distinctive logo displayed on the new Cork City home and away strips.
The new jerseys will be unveiled in the coming weeks in advance of the 2012 year Airtricity Premier Division where Cork City FC kick off their campaign away to UCD.
WEST Cork has cemented its reputation as Ireland’s top culinary destination in the latest editions of the Bridgestone Guides.
The poplar guides which have become a real foodie’s bible list the top restaurants and places to stay in Ireland and this year a new mobile app has also been introduced.
The number of West Cork establishments and chefs to get the thumbs up is simply staggering once again underlining the region’s unmatched quality and expertise when it comes to food and hospitality.