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Diarmuid Crowley
What Craft Food Traders Did Next

What Craft Food Traders Did Next

The summer is here and the light we were promised at the end of the Covid tunnel is finally glimmering through. While it may feel like we have changed shape several times over the course of the past year, it is exciting to see that life is coming back to some sort of normality. As we look forward to easing out of lockdowns it is necessary to stop, take a breath and look how resilient the world has been over the past year. Craft Food Traders was born out of necessity during the pandemic and has transformed into a one...

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Diarmuid Crowley
Packaging Sustainability of Wild Orchard Natural Beverages

Packaging Sustainability of Wild Orchard Natural Beverages

Diarmuid Crowley from Wild Orchard outlines how Wild Orchard drinks are packaged and how to ensure used packaging doesn't end up in the wrong place.

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Diarmuid Crowley
Healthy Eating and what that means.

Healthy Eating and what that means.

Healthy Eating. What exactly does it mean? Not a doctor. Cards on the table here straight away. Here in Craft Food Traders we are not doctors, dietitians, nutritionists or nutritional therapists. We do, however, have the experience of over 20 years in the food industry; observing trends, nutritionally analysing food and talking to proper experts. This is a massive area with any amount of published material out there so we are going to narrow this piece down under 3 main headings; Basic Nutrition, Weight Loss, Performance. Basic Nutrition. We eat to survive. Our bodies use food and drink as fuel. This...

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Diarmuid Crowley

Impact of the Pandemic, food & immunity.

How is the Pandemic affecting Food Businesses? Food as Comfort & Immune System Booster Effects on the Food Industry A lot of the discussion on the effect of the pandemic on the overall economy has highlighted the existence of two economies. OK, everybody is affected equally by the restrictions but in economic terms there are essentially 2 different situations. Those whose incomes are maintaining and are stable. This will include most of those in the employment of multinationals and the public service and within the Food Industry it's those in retail (excluding convenience). Then there are those who are "parked up"....

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