The Irish food industry represents 12.3% of total export revenue in the country and the industry is projected to be worth €19bn by 2025. The Food Works programme is looking for businesses that want to be part of that success story. Participants will benefit from one-to-one consultations with experts in the food field. The programme has a reported market value of €50,000 but those who take part pay €3,000.
The Government-supported accelerator programme helps export driven Irish food business to grow. Food Works is run by three Government agencies; Bord Bia, Enterprise Ireland and Teagasc. These agencies work with early-stage food companies to identify opportunities in different areas: