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  • 23rd August 2011 Visiting an Organic Salmon Farm

    Birgitta and myself were invited to look at organic salmon farms in the south-west of Ireland - and we had a very good look at them! Some of them are so far out that the sea became very rough, and we became slightly green in the face... The things we do to be able to tell you about about the w... Read more
  • 21st August 2011 New advisor to the US market

    Say hello to Susan Weldon, our new Bord Bía marketing advisor who will be working with potential and existing customers in the USA. Susan was with us for a few days at the beginning of August to get to know the ins and outs of the business. We wish her the best of success in New York! We want ... Read more
  • 19th August 2011 "Gone fishing!"

    Birgitta went fishing - wild salmon fishing on the river Nore in County Kilkenny in the south-east of Ireland, to be exact. There she was able to witness snapnet-fishing which is an age-old technique used to catch salmon in the rivers. The picture shows Mick Murphy, a salmon fisherman, with Bi... Read more
  • 5th August 2011 Chef Catherine Fulvio mentioned...

    ...our Burren Smoked Salmon on national Irish radio RTE1. She gave an interview on 1st August as the dedicated chef in connection with the dinner for the US Congress in Washington D.C. Irish chef Catherine Fulvio from Ballyknocken House & Cookery School spoke warmly of our smoked Salmon an... Read more
  • 25th July 2011 Interview with Birgitta at Bloom in the Park 2011

    The Bloom in the Park show in Dublin's Phoenix park is an annual event where we regularly have a stall to meet with customers new and old. During the days of the show, Gardenville.tv interviewed Birgitta, and that gave her the opportunity to not only promote the Burren Smokehouse, but also the Bu... Read more
  • 23rd July 2011 Fancy Food Fair

    Birgitta travelled to the Fancy Food Fair in Washington, DC. This huge fair ran from 10th to 12th July, and featured 180,000 products by 2,400 exhibitors from more than 80 countries. She was invited by Food Ireland to feature our products at their stand. In the picture you can see Pat Coleman ... Read more
  • 22nd July 2011 Our first customer in Berlin!

    Birgitta has been travelling again - this time to Berlin where she spent a day at the fantastic organic gourmet shop of Biolüske (Drakestrasse 50, Berlin-Lichterfelde). She met customers and had them taste our Burren Smoked Irish Organic Salmon and the organic cold smoked variety with Honey, Whis... Read more
  • 21st July 2011 Pulling a fast one...

    ... is not his style. We are of course talking about pints! Peter Curtin, Birgitta's husband, has started a new endeavour. It is one of these ideas where people think "Why had nobody had this idea before?!" He set up a micro-brewery in the Roadside Tavern. The Roadside, as the pub is being called... Read more
  • 21st July 2011 Good Food Ireland spread for the Dáil

    Good Food Ireland showcased 38 dishes from 17 counties in the Shelbourne Hotel with Irish Farmers Association (IFA) for members of the Dáil (the Irish government body) on Tuesday 19 July 2011. Of course, the Burren Smokehouse took part as well! This picture shows Birgitta with IFA President Jo... Read more
  • 19th July 2011 Great Taste Award - another one!

    We are delighted to announce that our Burren Smoked Irish Organic Salmon with Honey, Whiskey & Fennel won a 1* Gold Medal at the Great Taste Awards 2011 - again! This year, a record number of products have been entered into the competition to be assessed by a number of independent judges. Read more

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