Taste in Carlow is a food destination brand that unites and promotes Carlow’s food and drink growers, producers, and makers to investors, and local and destination food visitors.
Taste in Carlow is a food destination brand that encapsulates Carlow’s food and drink offering into one clear and concise narrative, creates a sense of collective belonging for local stakeholders and can be easily identified by consumers.
Taste in Carlow has been developed by Carlow County Council’s Local Enterprise Office in partnership with Carlow Tourism, the Carlow Food Forum and a group of Carlow businesses in the food and drink sector. It was funded by the Department of Rural & Community Development under the Accelerated Town & Village Fund.
Taste in Carlow values the diversity of our people, the products they create and their importance to Carlow’s food and drink story. We are proud of our heritage and our roots, we have been farming the land since Neolithic times. Throughout the centuries we have manufactured, exported and served produce to the local and international markets. We feel our hard work, our ingenuity and our commitment to quality builds a rich tapestry of authentic experiences for the customer to enjoy.
The aim of Taste in Carlow is to support a sustainable local food and drink industry through an effective and integrated communications strategy. That strategy will in the development of business partnerships and collaborations within the region which can deliver unique, world class food experiences placing Carlow firmly on the map as a real foodie destination. This initiative sits within the overall national strategy implemented by Bord Bia and other related agencies, and acts as a direct response in support of our national Food Wise 2025 strategy. Taste in Carlow values the stakeholders within our food and drink industry and their importance to Carlow’s economic prosperity.
Are you a local food business eager to join our network and feature on our website? We would love to hear from you!
If you would like to discover more about Taste in Carlow or have any questions about how we can help your business, get in touch.