Belfast Telegraph

Monday 22 September 2014

Tesco launch food and drink show

Tesco are launching a new two-day festival to help showcase Northern Ireland's best food and drink producers.

The Tesco Taste Northern Ireland Show will celebrate the region’s finest ingredients and offer a jam-packed menu of exciting events and initiatives.

The free event, which will take place in Belfast’s Custom House Square on the 11th and 12th of September, will feature over 60 of the region’s finest food and drink producers.

Over the two days, visitors will be sample the very best produce that Northern Ireland has to offer and meet some of the people behind its top culinary brands.

The show will feature a host of on-site competitions, eye-catching displays, musicians and events that will whet the appetites of both foodies and families alike.

A Celebrity Cookery Theatre featuring some of Northern Ireland’s internationally acclaimed chefs will be amongst the must-see attractions. Visitors will be able to watch a rolling programme of demonstrations and discover how to make delicious dishes using an array of local produce. A dedicated Kids Zone will keep children entertained whilst teaching them about food and healthy eating via hands-on activities such as cookery workshops, competitions, crafts and games.

Caoimhe Mannion, Regional Marketing Manager for Tesco Northern Ireland: “For consumers who want to support and find out more about the diverse range of excellent products from Northern Ireland, meet some wonderful local producers and have a great day out at the same time, Taste Northern Ireland is the place to be. Tesco are delighted to launch this fantastic event.”

The Tesco Taste Northern Ireland Show is open Friday 11th September 4.00pm – 9.00pm and Saturday 12th September – 10.00am – 6.00pm. There is strictly no admission to under 18-year-olds unless accompanied by an adult.

For more information visit www.taste-northern-ireland.com

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