First ‘Food Coast’ plaques awarded by the Donegal Local Enterprise Office

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The Local Enterprise Office in Donegal says promoting the county as a food destination will be a priority in 2017.

This week, nine Donegal companies became the first in the county to receive Donegal Food Coast plaques, a new brand which shows they are either a Donegal-based producer or a business sourcing produce from Donegal producers.

Head of Enterprise Michael Tunney says the Food Coast is tied in with a wider effort to make Donegal famous as a food county.

As part of Donegal’s Good Food Initiative, Mr Tunney says an important workshop is taking place later this month in the Silver Tassie Hotel.............

 

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Pictured at the presentation of Donegal Food Coast plaques at a ceremony in Letterkenny this week were from left: Richard Finney - The Counter Deli; Eve-Anne McCarron – Local Enterprise Office Donegal/ The Food Coast Initiative; Hugh Wilhare – Mulroy Bay Mussels; Chris Molloy – The Lemon Tree, Linda Molloy – The Lemon Tree; Brendan O’Reilly – Donegal Brewing Company; Charlie Doherty – Doherty Potatoes; Andrew McElhinney – O’Donnell’s Bakery; Michael Tunney - Local Enterprise Office Donegal; Philip Moss – Filligans, Sara Moss – Filligans; Patrick Devine – Local Enterprise Office Donegal.