Belfast Telegraph

Series of mouthwatering events in Northern Ireland to launch a big year

By Staff Reporter

Farmhouse Breakfast Week January 24 to 30 This week is aimed at raising awareness of the benefits of eating a healthy breakfast and demonstrate the wealth of breakfast produce available around Northern Ireland. Everyone from farmers to food to consumers is encouraged to get involved and hold events to promote the importance of starting the day with breakfast. Visit for more information

Dinner in Dubai  January 26

The first in a series of monthly dinners launching the Dubai NI Dining Club is organised by Invest NI and will be held in the British Embassy, Dubai.

The event will be the first of two to target key buyers and influencers in the food sector.

The guests are leading Dubai chefs from large hotel groups and food service buyers who supply hotels, restaurants and catering outlets.

Ulster University Route to Market for Food and Drink Products - January 28

Ulster University Food and Consumer Testing Suite (FACTS) will hold an afternoon event to explore the various routes to market for products, from how to get on to the retailers' shelves to selling direct online and exporting. For more details visit

Ulster 'Fry Day' January 29

The Year of Food and Drink's Breakfast Month culminates with Ulster 'Fry Day' on January 29.

The event will be a celebration of the Ulster Fry, and 'filled sodas', but also other breakfast foods made in Northern Ireland.

For more details see

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