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.

Anchor Irish Spirits

Anchor Irish Spirits

Nichola Beresford

Muldoon Irish Whiskey Liqueur from an old recipe; Irish whiskey infused with toffee and hazelnut. Luxuriously smooth with a warm aftertaste.

Blackwater Distillery Ltd

Blackwater Distillery Ltd

Peter Mulryan

In Waterford’s Blackwater Valley, Peter and Kieran create prize winning gins and vodkas, with a little help from Sally, their beautiful copper pot still.

Clashganny Organic Farm

Clashganny Organic Farm

Organic apples grown on the Clashganny Organic Farm outside Waterford are the core ingredient of this wonderful Apple Cider Vinegar; this is the only Irish Organic cider vinegar available in Ireland – a tablespoon every day promotes excellent health and well-being!

Coffee House Lane

Coffee House Lane

Mark Bergin

Take a moment every day that is dedicated just to you… and enjoy a cup of our hand-roasted Italian style barista coffee. We roast our coffee beans in small batches the old fashioned way to ensure we bring you the most aromatic deep flavoured coffee sensation. The fact that we produce our product in Ireland makes it that bit more special!

DessertFirst

DessertFirst

Margaret Fleming

Delicious tarts and cakes, handmade, using traditional recipes and real ingredients like Irish Butter and Eggs for fabulous flavour!

Early Bird Free Range Eggs

Early Bird Free Range Eggs

Trevor Power

The hens at our farm in Co. Waterford roam openly and freely; perhaps it is true that the happiest hens produce the tastiest eggs. Our purpose built packing facility allows us to bring our eggs directly from our farm to the supermarket shelf, giving you some of the freshest, tastiest eggs in Ireland. Some might say we are cracked about freshness!

El Sombrero

El Sombrero

Javier Garduno

The Salsas of El Sombrero are made with traditional Mexican recipes with locally grown ingredients, Born in Mexico, Made in Ireland.

Ginos Foods

Ginos Foods

Sean & Bernie Dunne

Indulge your senses and taste buds with luxuriously smooth and creamy ice cream from Gino’s.  Lovingly handmade in Ireland in a wide variety of delicious flavours, Gino’s Ice Cream uses only the finest ingredients sourced from around the over globe. It is also Gluten Free!

Glorious Sushi

Glorious Sushi

Tetyana ( Tanya) Zhemerdyey

Creating the most scrumptious sushi, from the first local ingredients Glorious Sushi will deliver the most authentic Japanese dishes

Mezze

Mezze

Nicola Crowley & Dvir Nusery

Combining family traditions and the best ingredients, Mezze brings a little warmth to your table with their Middle Eastern foods.

Pure Food Company

Pure Food Company

Paul Power

Cian and Paul produce their range using only the finest, locally sourced ingredients, they are free from additives and preservatives and are naturally sugar, nut and gluten free.

Sea of Vitality

Sea of Vitality

Ria Jones

Sea of Vitality products are dedicated to overall wellbeing. Choose from their variety of convenient seaweed superfoods for a healthier alternative to some of your favourite foods. They are guaranteed to add flavour to your food without the guilt.

Thai Kitchen

Thai Kitchen

Norbert Thull

Delicious tarts and cakes, handmade, using traditional recipes and real ingredients like Irish Butter and Eggs for fabulous flavour!

The Hartrey Kitchen

The Hartrey Kitchen

Rachel & Mark Hartrey

Rachel and Mark produce a range of easy to use Indian pastes and spice mixes which are dairy free,gluten free, contain no added sugar, artificial additives or preservatives.

The Sausage Experience

The Sausage Experience

Steve O' Flynn

A proud cork man based in Waterford, Steve is bringing his street food artisan sausages with unrivaled quality to the family home & chefs alike! Steve's aim is to give traditional food a modern twist with a blend of fresh herbs &spices for inspirational cooking ideas!

The Sea Gardener

The Sea Gardener

Marie Power

We have been sharing the wonders of seaweed for years and now make healthy, tasty snack bars and caponata using Irish wild-harvested seaweed.