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Tánaiste says Ballybay Food Hub shows vision for rural Ireland

Oct 29, 2021 13:10 By News Northern Sound
Tánaiste says Ballybay Food Hub shows vision for rural Ireland Tánaiste says Ballybay Food Hub shows vision for rural Ireland
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The food hub was officially opened this morning.

The Tánaiste says the Ballybay Food Hub represents the government's "vision for the future of rural Ireland".

Leo Varadkar, local Minister Heather Humphreys, and County Council Cathaoirleach Aidan Campbell officially opening the Food Hub in a visit this afternoon.

The Ballybay Food Hub offers test Kitchen facilities to both start-up and established businesses to enable them to test their new product ideas before scaling up.

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Leo Varadkar says "food production" will play a big role in allowing people to live and work in rural Ireland:

Minister Humphreys expressed hope that one of the Food Hub's current tenants could become a major national player:

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Finbarr Daly is the CEO of the Ballybay Food Hub, and he says food is in the DNA of the county:

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