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  • 9th April 2012 Ireland's finest at Selfridges

    "Delicious Ireland" - that is the motto under which 50 artisan producers from Ireland will present their wares at Selfridges shops in England for three weeks starting on 10 April 2012. And the Burren Smokehouse will be among them - we are very excited about this! Selfridges Food Hall will offe... Read more
  • 16th March 2012 St. Patrick's Day everywhere!

    Aptly enough, the month of March has been declared the "Irish American Heritage Month" since 1991. It is, of course, also the month in which the whole world seems to be celebrating St. Patrick's Day: numerous buildings and landmarks like the London Eye, the Table Mountain in Cape Town, the Empire... Read more
  • 14th March 2012 Eaten by embassies

    On St. Patrick's Day (17 March 2012), our Burren Smoked Irish salmon alongside other Irish delicacies like meats and cheeses will be served in over 60 Irish embassies and consulates all over the world. Festive dinners will be held in honour of the patron saint of Ireland from New York to New ... Read more
  • 14th March 2012 Waterford Festival of Food

    It is spring again, and if the longer days didn't register with you, you would certainly be noticing the time of year by the upcoming festivals which are sprinkled all over the calendar and isle of Ireland from spring to autumn. One of the first ones is the Waterford Festival of Food which runs f... Read more
  • 13th March 2012 Salmon in the Desert

    Birgitta was on a mission last week to bring our Burren Smoked Irish Salmon to some desert states like Kuwait and Qatar. She went to both locations to meet with staff from Dean & Deluca and other promising leads. The photo shows Birgitta and Subramaniam, the D&D sales manager in Qatar.... Read more
  • 13th March 2012 Ministerial visit in Lisdoonvarna

    On Friday 9 March, Mr Shane McEntee, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine with special responsibility for Food Safety, Forestry and Horticulture to give him his full title, visited the Burren Smokehouse. Birgitta had the pleasure of showing him through our pr... Read more
  • 7th March 2012 Blogger beamed to Ireland

    Kimberly Stern, a food blogger writing a blog about us for Dean & Deluca in the States, found herself transported to Ireland when she talked to Birgitta via the internet. Birgitta painted such vivid images that Kimberly could actually smell the sea! It is a very unusual and interesting tak... Read more
  • 3rd March 2012 "If it is good enough for the Queen...

    ... it is good enough for us!" "Us" - that is Dean & Deluca in the United States. "It" is our Burren Smoked Salmon. This is a most precious quote from Diane Stopford, one of the buyers in Dean & Deluca, New York, made when she was asked on the Morning Show on Irish TV station TV3 (1... Read more
  • 29th February 2012 Fortnum & Mason customers getting a taste of Ireland

    London, Fortnum & Mason and their famous afternoon teas were beckoning Birgitta again to come over. So at the beginning of February, she went to the world-famous gourmet mekka to woe the customers with tastings of our Burren Smoked Irish Organic Salmon that we are selling into F&M under t... Read more
  • 29th February 2012 Burren Smokehouse goes speed-dating

    You have to go with the times - and we did just that when we met 28 international buyers speed-dating style at Marketplace 2012 held in the Convention Centre, Dublin. The buyers from Europe, China, Middle East and Ireland requested "dates" with us - so we had great meetings with very interesting ... Read more

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