Westpark Shannon is an exciting and innovative new world-class business campus located in the heart of Ireland's Mid-West region. A few weeks ago, a business delegation from Jacksonville, Florida, visited Westpark Shannon on invitation of Atlantic Way, an initiative with the aim to establish and grow business links with the Shannon and other forward-thinking regions of the world.
The Burren Smokehouse, along with other small business from the Shannon area, were given the opportunity to showcase their goods to the members of the delegation. Here is what they wrote about us and the other producers:
"GO WEST, THE YOUNG AND FOODIE AT HEART
LISDOONVARNA is not just for matchmaking and surfing — now you can also eat rather well, as we discovered on a recent visit to the area for the Burren Slow Food Festival. The festival organisers weren’t blessed with the weather on the day, but they were blessed with the enthusiasm of the wide variety of artisan producers, local chefs, including Aidan McGrath of the Wild Honey Inn, and enthusiastic foodies. Chairperson of the Slow Food Clare convivium is Birgitta Hedin-Curtin of Burren Smokehouse, who smoked the organic Clare Island salmon for the Queen’s banquet at the request of Ross Lewis of Chapter One. All very prestigious indeed and they will now be smoking salmon for Fortnum & Mason’s own label which will be on..." Read full article here.