The Arthur Guinness Projects offer financial support to new food initiatives in Ireland


Together with his brother Bernard, Barry Broderick has grown the business established by his mother to become an established brand stocked in many of the world's finest food emporiums including Dean & Deluca, Selfridges and Galleries Lafayette. The business now encompasses three brands - Inas Handmade, Brodericks and the Irish Flapjack & Muffin Co.

One of the Food Projects that has captured the imagination of the project is the recently launched Irish Food Tours which is building a network of Guided Food Tourism Holidays around the whole island of Ireland. We offer Culinary Tours by Coach around Ireland, north and south of the border, which include visits to the best artisan food producers, farms & restaurants that we have in Ireland.

"We can help Irish food producers and tourism operators build a new and successful future together" said Zack Gallagher who submitted his business idea to the Arthur Guinness Projects. "We are linking up with established food groups and creating new ones, to cover destination areas, to offer Guided Irish Food Tours by Coach Around Ireland. We pay the food producers for up to 20 guests per tour, for about an hour of their time describing their products, telling the story behind the food and tastings and are the only venture that is paying the food producers for their time".

To win funding from the Arthur Guinness Projects can help these new businesses to grow to their full potential and give those involved a chance to dedicate themselves full time to the venture.
You can log in view all the food projects and to Vote for your favourite Food Project, with your Facebook account or by signing up, on the dedicated Food Project section of the website at

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