The National Potato Conference and Trade Show 2022 takes place in the CityNorth Hotel, Gormanston , Meath, K32 W562 on November 22nd.
Organised by IFA in association with Teagasc and Bord Bia, the conference theme is ‘Potatoes – Protecting your Business for the Future’.
It will examine consumer trends as well as growing and storage advice.
Following presentations, a trade show will be ongoing throughout the afternoon, and attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in focused workshops.
Admission is €50 or €40 for IFA and Teagasc members. This covers the conference, catalogue, access to trade stands and lunch.
Registration and tea/coffee will commence at 9am.
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9.00am Registration Tea and Coffee
Chairman: Sean Ryan, IFA Potato Chairman
10.00am Message from Conference Hosts
10:30am Chairman: Sean Ryan, IFA Potato Chairman
Eimear Faughnan, Kantar Worldpanel – Consumer Trends in a Changing Marketplace
Siobhán Collins, Bord Bia – Chipper and Irish Grown Potato Research
Lorcan Bourke, Bord Bia– Potato Promotion and Potato Marketing Opportunities
Dario Macari, Romayo’s – Irish Chipping Potatoes – Chipping Potatoes as a Supply Opportunity
John Geary, Meadowfresh– The Chipping Potato Pilot Project
Jim Power Economist – Input costs, Food Inflation and the Importance of Marketing
2pm Chairman: Andy Doyle, Tillage Specialist, Irish Farmers Journal
Steven Kildea, Teagasc – Late Blight Control in a Challenging Environment
Martyn Cox, Blackthorn Arable – Wireworm
Adrian Cunnington, Potato Storage Insight Ltd – Potato Storage
Trade show ongoing throughout the afternoon