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Food and Beverage

Supporting the sustainable development of innovative and globally renowned food producers

Ireland's green environment, rich countryside and seas produce some of the world’s best quality foods and ingredients. With our strong agriculture heritage and continuous improvement through research and innovation in areas like productivity, sustainable food processing and health and nutrition, Irish entrepreneurs have a hard-won and renowned reputation as being quality food producers.

Shaping Ireland’s future

€15.816bn up 23% on 2021 figures

2022 Export value by Sector Dept (ABR 2022)

57,733 (+2% on 2021 figures)

2022 Number of jobs by Sector Dept (AES 2022)


Number of start-ups by Sector Dept

Businesses we’ve helped to grow

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Success Stories

Organico: Turning online retail into a healthy business during Covid-19

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Success Stories

Keogh’s Crisps – Keep Going, Keep Growing – Innovation and Insights

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Keogh’s Crisps – Keep Going, Keep Growing – Innovation and Insights

Supporting innovative food businesses to locate in Ireland

Enterprise Ireland helps international food and drink manufacturers to set up in Ireland, supporting them to scale, expand, and access our world-leading food innovation ecosystem. 


Discover how Enterprise Ireland can help your food and beverage business to benefit from Ireland's strengths as a global leader in food innovation. 

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Enterprise Ireland supports Irish companies at every stage of their journey, from early-stage to established businesses and multinationals.  We provide funding, advisory and development supports, helping Irish owned companies to achieve their exporting ambitions and to become global leaders in their field

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