Co. Tipp Cheese To Be Presented At White House

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Tipperary’s Cooleeney Cheese is set to feature in a special hamper which will be presented at the White House.

The Moyne farm product will be included along with 11 other Irish products and will be given to the Vice President Kamala Harris and First Lady Dr Jill Biden.

It follows the launch by Bord Bia to target trade engagements and promotional campaigns across 18 countries – with the aim is to support the sales of Irish produce abroad.

To support the sales of Irish produce abroad Bord Bia will coordinate promotional activities and events aimed at consumers, retailers, trade and foodservice operators.

In 2021 Irish food and drink exports reached over 180 countries across the globe and were valued at €13.5 billion, an increase of 4% on 2020. 

A leading US multinational retailer Whole Foods Market is holding an ‘Ode to Ireland’ Irish spirits promotion in its 147 stores across the country. 

Irish produce will be showcased to over 30,000 people at the Lord Mayor of London’s official St. Patrick’s Day consumer event at Trafalgar Square.

The full list of producers included in the White House Hamper is below:

Ballymaloe 

Burren Smokehouse

Butlers Chocolates

Cooleeney Cheese

Five Farms Cream Liqueur

Flahavan’s

Folláin

Keogh’s Crisps

Kerrygold Butter / Cheese

Lakeshore Mustard

Lily O’Briens Chocolates

Silke Irish Whiskey