Almost three-quarters of Irish residents intend to take an overnight trip in the country within the next six months, according to a new survey. The intention to travel survey, conducted by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), found the south-west region of the country is the most popular destination for holiday-goers, with 28.7% of people intending to take an overnight trip visiting counties in this area.
The international foodservice equipment industry needs agreed standards for BIM modelling. To that end, the European Federation of Catering Equipment Manufacturers (EFCEM) has endorsed the latest update to the International Foodservice Equipment (IFSE) Data Dictionary, version 7.21. It covers all types of foodservice equipment, listing specific brands and individual models.
Musgrave MarketPlace invests €650,000 to support the reopening of hospitality #SupportIrishHospitality campaign aims to help reboot hospitality businesses across the country.
Musgrave MarketPlace, Ireland’s leading wholesale supplier to foodservice, retail, and SME businesses, today announced it is investing €650,000 to support the reopening of Irish hospitality at the beginning of June. As part of this investment, Musgrave MarketPlace has launched a range of new initiatives to support the industry and assist the reboot and recovery of the sector.
Following eight years of consecutive growth, the Irish foodservice market fell by 47% in 2020. Covid-19 related lockdowns and ‘stay at home’ mandates resulted in a €4bn drop in consumer spending and a market that was worth €4.5bn at the beginning of 2021*.
Bord Bia are hosting a webinar at 2PM on Thursday, 17th June to receive a mid-year update on the size, scope and outlook for the 2021 Irish foodservice market. The webinar will also address some of the key trends and drivers shaping the future of foodservice, with recommendations and sign posts for all industry players.
Date & Time: Thursday 17th Jun 2021, 14:00 - 15:00
Event Fee: Event is free of charge.
The Economic Recovery Plan sets out how the Government will reboot the economy and get people back to work as the country begins to emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic. It includes more than €3.5 billion in spending supports and just under €1 billion under the EU's Recovery and Resilience Fund. This will "help kick start a jobs-led economy", Taoiseach Micheál Martin said.