Giving Small Producers A Big Chance

What is The food academy Programme?

At SuperValu we are the biggest supporter of local producers in Ireland because we believe in local.

Now we have taken this a step further by joining forces with Bord Bia and the Local Enterprise Office Network to create the Food Academy Programme.

Annabella Farm

Annabella Farm

Malachy Downey

Malachy Downey established Annabella Farm in 2012. He provides a variety of seasonal vegetables, which are chemical and pesticide free.

A Taste of Irish Spirit

A Taste of Irish Spirit

Betty Smith

My poitin marmalade brings out the Irish in you. Handmade in a country kitchen near Beal na mBlath, it has tradition and heritage in every bite.

Athula's Fusion Foods

Athula's Fusion Foods

Athula grew up in a village in Sri Lanka cooking fresh food with his family. Now Athula has prepared this range to ring true restaurant quality to your kitchen.

Beara Distillery

Beara Distillery

Eileen Brennan

The idea of starting a craft Gin distillery came about during family chats when Eileen Brennan “nee Power” and her brother John decided to look closer at the idea of starting a Craft Gin distillery in Beara.

Clotilde's Fruit Compote

Clotilde's Fruit Compote

Clotilde Fitzgibbon

These healthy and seriously tasty fruit compotes are made by Clotilde Fitzgibbon in Glanworth, North Cork. Clotilde is bringing to the Irish table a deep rooted French recipe which values the natural taste of fruit.

Cotton Ball Brewing Co

Cotton Ball Brewing Co

Eoin Lynch

An Artisan scale brewery who have created a range of craft beers in honour of our great grandfather, Humphrey J Lynch.

Cultured food Co.

Cultured food Co.

Hayley Milthorpe

We are dedicated to reviving the ancient art of handcrafted raw fermented foods, which we transform into a whole new taste sensation, rich with real culture!

Durrus Cheese

Durrus Cheese

Sarah Hennessy

Jeffa Gill and family have made artisanal cheeses on their farm in West Cork since 1979. Great on a cheeseboard and ideal for many contemporary dishes.

Elbow Lane Brewhouse

Elbow Lane Brewhouse

Conrad howard

A restaurant recipe that’s FRESH, FLAVOURFUL and MADE TO SLATHER. Served and enjoyed in our award winning restaurant and nano-brewery. Enjoy this sauce with meat, cheese, vegetables.

Farm Fresh Foods

Farm Fresh Foods

Patrick Twomey

Introducing Farm fresh foods' new range of premium sauces, which serve as the perfect accompaniment to cold and hot dishes alike.

Finders Inn

Finders Inn

Aaron Mcdonnell

Multi-award winning Artisan Chocolatier producing premium single origin handmade chocolate bars, hot chocolate sticks, truffles and more…

Goodness Me

Goodness Me

Goodness Me filled pastries are tasty and hearty parcels filled with delicious and healthy fillings.

Gookies

Gookies

Jonathan Dawson, Gobnait & Conor

Treat yourself to some gluten free decadence and have yourself a taste-full gluten free day!

Hanley's Puddings

Hanley's Puddings

Anthony Hanley

Hanley's Pudding are made with a secret award winning family recipe that dates back 120 years.

Hassetts

Hassetts

Noreen Foley

Hassetts Handmade biscuits, baked with passion and pride, delivering quality and taste like never before. A treat to be enjoyed anytime!

Healthy You

Healthy You

Dermot Twomey

Healthy You Supply Artificial Additive Free,healthy, Nutritious, Seaweed Based Products. Meals With the Bounteous Minerals and Vitamins of the Ocean to Aid Your Healthy Lifestyle

Holo Kombucha

Holo Kombucha

Adrian Hyde

"Organic” - our way of saying we didn't mess with nature. Our Kombucha is inherently good, thirst quenching and organic. Check out the big dream at holorganics.com.

Honest Chips

Honest Chips

Kieran Wall

After 20 years producing the best fresh chips, we now give you chilled Honest Chips to enjoy from your oven in just 15 minutes

Horizon Farms

Horizon Farms

Colum O'Regan

We at Horizon Farm love growing fresh veg. Our south facing fields capture as much sunshine and sea breezes as possible to give you the freshest, most healthy produce

Irish Green

Irish Green

Natural liquid spice which can be used to dilute a drink or to flavour food… Flavours designed by nature proudly made in Ireland. Every drop matters…

Joe's Farm Crisps

Joe's Farm Crisps

Joe grows all the vegetables and potatoes and everything is made and produced on the farm.

Kildinan Farm

Kildinan Farm

Rory Magorrian

At Kildinan Farm, our food does no harm to the soil in which we toil. Please enjoy and don’t panic because we only grow Organic.

Kinsale Mead

Kinsale Mead

Kate and Denis Dempsey

Kinsale Mead Co was founded by Kate and Denis Dempsey in 2016 to rediscover the ancient art of mead making and to create a delicious, refreshing new Irish drink.

Life Kitchen

Life Kitchen

John Collier & John Noel O'Leary

Life Kitchen offers the combination of high Irish protein and fruit and vegetable goodness together. Your daily nutrient boost in one bottle, naturally.

Mama Bear Foods

Mama Bear Foods

Loretta Kennedy

Loretta Kennedy is a mother of three and has a passion for healthy food and healthy living.

Mella's Fudge

Mella's Fudge

Mella McAuley

Traditional crumbly fudge, using the cream of Irish butter, giving you a rich decadent indulgent mouthful, treat yourself!

Milsean

Milsean

Ian Graham

Multi-award winning Artisan Chocolatier producing premium single origin handmade chocolate bars, hot chocolate sticks, truffles and more…

O'Flynn Foods

O'Flynn Foods

Joe Murphy

Third generation sausage maker, Declan O Flynn, insists on using traditional ingedients in his gourmet sausage range. Try them and taste the difference.

On the Pigs Back

On the Pigs Back

Isabelle Sheridan

Award Winning Irish Pates & Terrines with a French Touch.

Regale Biscuits Co.

Regale Biscuits Co.

Ger Devin

Cookies of Character are individually handmade in west Cork using Irish butter and only natural ingredients.

Seymours Fine Foods

Seymours Fine Foods

Philip O' Connor

Seymour's new Irish biscuit bites in Shortbread & Chocolate Raspberry. Handmade in West Cork by Ireland's only farm & biscuit bakery.

The Castle Pantry

The Castle Pantry

George McGee

Welcome to the delicious Irish Gluten Free Pantry bake range . Scrumptious handmade artisan products which will delight you with their taste, quality and uniqueness.

The Chicken Inn

The Chicken Inn

Mary Kelly

The Chicken Inn story began 63 years ago, when Jack and Mary Mulcahy took a brave step and opened up a stall in the renowned English Market, based in Cork city.

The Laughing Oyster

The Laughing Oyster

David Andrews

‘the Laughing Oyster’ Makes Natural and Healthy Seaweed Products From the Crystal Clear Waters of Bere Island, West Cork. Seaweed – a Real Superfood.

The Organic Chocolate Factory

The Organic Chocolate Factory

Shana & Bernard Wilkie

Explore the world of baking with a new range of high quality organic ingredients brought to you by craft chocolate makers Wilkies Chocolate.

The Skibbereen Food Company

The Skibbereen Food Company

Matthew Brownie

Scratch my Pork is the story of one cheeky Kiwi, a blow-in if you will.Matthew set up home in West Cork. By using his skills as a Chef & the best of Irish produce the story of Scratch My Pork began...Great Irish Pork Rind seasoned & cooked to perfection.

Uflourish

Uflourish

Jerome Forde

Uflourish is a family business set up by husband and wife team Jerome and Margaret Forde based in Innishannon, Co. Cork.

Union Hall

Union Hall

Seanie Cahalane

Seán and Siobhán Nolan produce a range of oak-smoked fish products and pâtés from the small coastal village of Union Hall in West Cork. Their fish is sourced locally from Irish Seas and then carefully prepared for you by skilled artisans.

WASi Wild Atlantic Seaweed

WASi Wild Atlantic Seaweed

Claire O'Sullivan

Claire and Eli lovingly craft their Seaweed Pestos from hand harvested Atlantic Seaweeds ensuring its survival for generations to come.

West Cork Brewing

West Cork Brewing

Dominic Casey, Henry Thornhill & Kevin Waugh

The West Cork Brewing Co is the brainchild of three local childhood friends from Baltimore and Skibbereen - Dominic Casey, Henry Thornhill and Kevin Waugh.

West Cork Eggs

West Cork Eggs

Caroline Murphy

From a City Girl to Country Chick. I am so proud of our genuine and fabulous eggs from our family farm. We love our hens and our customers so enjoy.