Do you have a Food idea that you’d like to nurture & grow into a business?

Who are we?

The North East Food Hub has been set up to promote and stimulate the growth of food businesses in the northeast. It is a voluntary social enterprise managed by a board, made up of local community activists and representatives of statutory agencies.

It is located in Ardee, Co. Louth and provides low cost facilities and services to support the food sector.

The Food Hub comprises of  a fully fitted kitchen, featuring the most modern equipment and work areas and 3 seperate production units of varying sizes. The kitchen will be of special interest to artisan producers for developing new products in a secure, approved facility. 

The North East Food Hub will offer on-going training courses targeted at the needs and demands of the food sector. We are passionate about the business of food and are here to help food business grow.

How can we help?

  • Large Conference/Meeting/Training room.
  • Product development space
  • Mentoring from food experts (as Required)
  • Food sector training courses and events.
  • Easily accessible from the M1 with ample parking space.

Have you a food business or idea for a new food product?

We offer:

-Units (900ft2) which conform to HACCP requirements
-Natural Gas & 3 Phase Electricity
-Excellent Access and free car parking
-Ideally located close M1/N2
-No costly set up costs

Need more production space for your food business?
Does your company need offsite product development space?

Upcoming Courses & Events

2022 dates to be confirmed

Basic First Aid

This basic first aid course is suitable for everyone and particularly those who wish to able to assist an occupational first-aider in the workplace.

2022 dates to be confirmed

Level 3 Award in HACCP

This course is suitable for proprietors, managers and supervisors of small to medium sized catering or food service businesses and those responsible for implementing and maintaining a HACCP based food safety management system.

2022 dates to be confirmed

Food Labelling Inc FIC

This course is suitable for food business owners.or employees who work in the area of NPD; technical or regulatory.

2022 dates to be confirmed

Primary Course in Principles & Practices of Food Safety

This course is suitable for anyone working or seeking to work in a food handling environment.

2022 dates to be confirmed

Occupational First Aid QQI (FETAC) Level 5

The Occupational First Aid course is QQI (FETAC) Level 5 course. It is the only course currently recognized by the Health & Safety Authority in Ireland for workplace first aid.

2022 dates to be confirmed

Food Hygiene / HACCP Awareness Level 1 & 2

This course is suitable for anyone currently working or seeking to work in a food-handling environment.

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