Food and Drink Export Ireland Council

The IEA Food and Drink Council has three main aims:

  • Represent the views, interests and needs of indigenous food and drink exporters.
  • Provide a regular forum for food and drink exporters to meet and hear presentations on themes relevant to the sector.
  • Give guidance to the IEA on sales development programmes for food and drink companies.

The members of the Food and Drink Council for 2013 are as follows:

Mr. Bernard Coyle, Mr Crumb (Chairperson)
Mr. John Flahavan, Flahavans
Mr. Liam Hyland, Green Isle Foods
Ms. Mary Harney, Dawn Farm Foods
Mr. Peter Cullen, Aran Candy
Mr. Michael Murphy, Bord Bia
Dr. Jennifer Melia, Enterprise Ireland
Ms. Lisa Rowntree – Hogan Farms
Mr. Joe Collum – Glanbia
Mr. Stephen Mc Clean – Boyne Valley Foods
Mr. William Keeling – Keelings
Mr. Joe Mulhall – Kells Wholemeal
Mr. Jim Reade – Britvic Worldwide Brands
Mr. Antony Quinn – Irish Dog Food
Mr. Stuart Steele – Silver Hills Foods
Mr. Johnny King - Diageo

"Our involvement on the Food and Drink Export Ireland Council allows us to be fully informed about the current priorities in the food and drink manufacturing sector. The opportunity to meet and learn from industry experts means we have a strong competitive advantage in the marketplace"

Bernard Coyle
Managing Director
Mr. Crumb Ltd

Meeting Dates 2012 Location
July 26th Teagasc, Ashtown, Co. Dublin.

October 18th                          Bord Bia, Clanwilliam Court, Lower Mount St., Dublin 2.