Vermouth - a unique product on Valentia Island
Janine Kennedy
Valentia Island Vermouth is more than a unique spirit - its story is deeply entangled in the lives of its co-founders, Orla and Anna Snook-O'Carroll.
9 November 2022 News
The food service trends Irish farms and businesses need to know about
Ireland’s post-pandemic dining patterns are complex and food service operators face unprecedented challenges – how can they provide what diners want in the current climate? Janine Kennedy writes.
5 October 2022 Speakers
Women & Agriculture: Aisling Flanagan of Velvet Cloud on operating costs
In the lead-up to our annual Women and Agriculture Conference, Janine Kennedy speaks with Aisling Flanagan, who owns and operates ag-food business Velvet Cloud and will be a panellist at the event .
BiaSol- the innovative food business dreamed up by Athlone-based siblings
Siblings Niamh and Ruairi Dooley couldn't be more different - but when it comes to business, their differences have been their greatest strength writes Janine Kennedy.
13 July 2022 Features
Farmer Time calls for more farmer participants
The Airfield Estate initiative links school children with Irish farmers to help educate them about food production – but the farmers say they learn a lot, too. Janine Kennedy writes.
29 June 2022 Education
Holidaying at home: finding our way through Wicklow
It's been over a decade since Janine Kennedy visited the garden county of Ireland - after a wonderful trip, she wonders why it took so long to return.
29 June 2022 Travel
Nutorious Nutrition serves up some sweet and healthy snacks
The Co Wexford athlete has traded her camogie jersey for chef whites with her new line of sweet (and good for you) treats to satisfy and fuel, writes Janine Kennedy.
22 June 2022 News
Challenges facing Irish food businesses
The war in the Ukraine as well as increased energy, transport and packaging bills means small Irish businesses are facing tough challenges and need our support more than ever.
22 June 2022 News
We can’t afford a broken food production system
Although many of us can’t afford much more price increases and inflation hikes, what we really can’t afford as a nation is a broken food production system in the long term.
22 June 2022 News