Food Dynamics 4.0

Grant Thornton held their Food Seminar today in the Aviva Stadium, from 8:00 - 14:00

The seminar was opened by Minister Simon Coveney and chaired by Matt Cooper to great effect.

Some of the contributors were:    

·      Joe Gill, Investment Analyst

·      Gerard Keenan, Executive Chairman, Keenan System

·      Fergal McGarry, Global Marketing & Innovation Director, Irish Dairy Board


·      David McKernan, Founder & CEO, Java Republic

·      Senator Mary Ann O’Brien, Managing Director, Lily O’Briens

·      Conor Pope, Consumer Affairs Correspondent, Irish Times

We were showcasing our new project Food Chains for Competitive Advantage at the mid morning break. See below

Following the seminar closing discussion all attendees were invited to sample and explore a showcase of some of Ireland's finest food producers.


The Food Chains for Competitive Advantage Programme is an Ireland Wales Regional Development project made possible through a financial contribution from the European Regional Development Fund Ireland Wales (INTERREG 4A) Programme 2007-2013.