The borough of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon is officially acknowledged as the Food Heartland of Northern Ireland, due to the significance of food and drink production and high quality places to eat and drink. The Food Heartland Forum is targeted at agri-food and drink producers and hospitality providers based in the borough.
The Food Heartland Forum is a unique collaboration between council, local producers, chefs, and stakeholders including Food NI and Southern Regional College who work together to brand the borough and champion local food and drink.
This programme aims to assist local businesses grow by utilising innovation. We will help you find new customers or suppliers for products, services, technologies or processes. It is for established businesses with less than 50 employees that are not current Invest NI client companies.
More information on Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council support programmes can be found here.
Business Start-up info and Support
The Go For It Programme provides step by step advice, mentoring and guidance to anyone who is thinking of starting a business, helping clients to produce a bespoke business plan. The programme is delivered free of charge by your Local Council and is part-funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund.