Ireland has a well-deserved reputation as a global leader in food innovation and it is fitting that a new world food resource,, was recently launched by Michael Creed, the Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

Launch of is a comprehensive online directory of valuable technical content and free training for food producers, entrepreneurs, scientists, technologists and advisers.

Reflecting the complexity and knowledge needed in today’s food and beverage industry has 13 pages, 130 sections over 2000 web links, 73 free online trainings, a global events calendar and a national regulations and support page for 112 countries. The layout, site-plan and search functionality is intuitive and user friendly.