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Environment, Food and Agriculture News

Department evaluates tenders for running of meat plant

The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture has received a number of formal bids from would be operators of the Island’s meat plant.  The Department...
Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Candidates sought for planning committee vacancies (1)

Candidates with knowledge of the Island and a willingness to serve in public life are sought for positions on the Planning Committee. The Planning Committee...
Monday, 4 September 2017

Children’s activities a highlight of Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival

Children can try their hand at fun, food-related activities at the Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival. A children’s marquee will be among the main...
Monday, 4 September 2017

Illegal fishing will result in prosecution, DEFA reminds skippers

The prosecution of a vessel skipper for fishing in a closed area serves as a further warning that breaches of regulations will not be tolerated. That is the...
Thursday, 31 August 2017

Chefs showcase Manx ingredients as they compete for title

Chefs will go head to head, using the finest Manx ingredients, to contest a prestigious cookery prize. Marcus Purcell, chef patron of Noitre Café and Bistro in...
Tuesday, 29 August 2017

New exhibitors boost festival line-up

New exhibitors will join old favourites at the Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival at the Villa Marina Gardens on 16 and 17 September. A fresh feature of the...
Monday, 21 August 2017

Importance of policing Island’s seas underlined by Minister

The Minister for Environment, Food and Agriculture has spoken of the importance of policing the Island’s territorial seas to ensure fisheries laws are not...
Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Display information will help shoppers pick out Manx meat

New tickets of origin will make it simpler for shoppers to identify Manx meat in supermarkets and butchers’ shops. The tickets will be displayed on fresh meat...
Monday, 14 August 2017

Awards recognise forward-looking farm and food businesses

Forward-looking farmers and food producers were recognised at an annual awards ceremony this evening (Friday). Geoffrey Boot MHK presented the Isle of Man Food...
Monday, 14 August 2017

Late arrival enchants visitors to Curraghs Wildlife Park

A new baby lemur is enchanting summer visitors to the Curraghs Wildlife Park. The ring-tailed lemur was born in late July to two of the park’s resident lemurs,...
Thursday, 10 August 2017
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