Love Irish Food pavilion returns to Bloom this year with twenty member brands

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Love Irish Food reveals the results of its annual Food Barometer, a body of research into the most up to date food & drink consumption habits of Irish shoppers. The research, which was commissioned by Love Irish Food, and conducted by Amarach Research was carried out among 1,000 adult respondents across Ireland in August 2015. All respondents were wholly or partially responsible for their households grocery shopping. Pictured are Jack (7) and Sophia (5) McCormick from Castleknock pictured at the Love Irish Food pavilion at the Bloom festival. Photo by Darren Kinsella

The Love Irish Food pavilion is delighted to be returning to the food village at Bloom this year bigger and better than ever.  Bloom is Ireland’s premier gardening festival and will be kicking off on Thursday 2nd June – Monday 6th June. For visitors to Bloom, The Irish Food pavilion is a foodie’s haven with new products being launched and household names taking part, all of which have been produced in the Republic of Ireland.

Back due to popular demand the Love Irish Food marquee will be located in the food village with the marquee 30% larger in size than last year. Love Irish Food brands attending this years Bloom festival support approx 2,000 employees.  The Love Irish Food area in Bloom will feature twentymember brands including new to Bloom this year, McCambridge Bread, Ginos Gelato, O’Donnells Crisps, Coole Swan, Spice of Life, Wicklow Rapeseed Oil and Maria Lucia Bakes.

There are also a number of new products being launched at the Love Irish Food pavilion this year including, cookies from East Coast Bakehouse, Pro U protein yogurt and Nutraplenish nutrition products. Other exhibitors that will be on show at the Love Irish Food pavilion include:  Brodericks, Ballymaloe Relish, The Jelly Bean Company, Manor Farm, Golden Irish Eggs, Flahavans, McGargles beers, Coffee House Lane, Dairymaid and Frytex.

Speaking about the Love Irish Food pavilion returning to Bloom, Kieran Rumley, Executive Director, Love Irish Food said: “We are delighted to have an even bigger and better presence at Bloom. With the Irish food industry performing so well, it is vital to identify the brands that are actually produced in Ireland, with the Love Irish Food logo.  With twenty member brands at the Love Irish Food pavilion this year, we’re looking forward to showcasing the best of Irish food at the festival.”

Love Irish Food was launched in 2009. The Love Irish Food logo lets shoppers know that a brand is Irish produced. Membership adheres to the strict criteria of the Love Irish Food association, by assuring shoppers that the product is manufactured in the REPUBLIC OF IRELAND and importantly that the brand uses ingredients from Ireland, where these are available

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