Agriculture Related News

Chance to have products stocked in airport shops and cafes

Manx food, drink and craft producers are invited to meet the operators of Isle of Man Airport’s shops and cafes. Caterleisure Group wants to expand the range...
Thursday, 16 February 2017

Invitation to exhibit at major food and drink events

Three major events will allow local food and drink producers to showcase their wares to thousands of customers. The Department of Environment, Food and...
Monday, 13 February 2017

Department to seek expressions of interest in running meat plant

A private operator is to be sought for the Island’s meat plant in order to make it more competitive and save public money. The plant, at Tromode, is run by...
Friday, 10 February 2017

Nominations invited for 2017 Food & Farming Awards

The search is on to find the Isle of Man’s most forward-looking farmers and food producers. The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA) is...
Monday, 23 January 2017

Industry meeting to discuss future options for the operation of the Meat Plant

DEFA in conjunction with IOM Meats invites the agricultural industry to a briefing on the recently concluded review of options for the Meat Plant and to give...
Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Tynwald asked to update animal importation laws

Manx law will formally reflect progress concerning the movement of pets between EU member states if Tynwald approval is given this month. The introduction of...
Monday, 9 January 2017

Free training for local food producers looking to increase exports

Local food and drink producers seeking to boost off-Island sales are invited to take part in free training in how to gain SALSA certification, which is...
Tuesday, 3 January 2017

DEFA issues advice on precautions against Avian Influenza

The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA) has today (7 December 2016) issued advice to Island poultry keepers following the imposition of Avian...
Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Entries invited for new Guide to Isle of Man Food and Drink

The latest Guide to Isle of Man Food and Drinkis expected to be the biggest ever. An updated guide will be published by the Department of Environment, Food and...
Monday, 5 December 2016

Marketing workshops for food and drink businesses

Food and drink businesses are invited to sign up for marketing workshops being run by the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA). The workshops...
Monday, 28 November 2016