Food Works is an accelerator programme for high potential food and drink businesses.

Welcome to Food Works Ireland


Food Works is a government supported accelerator programme that helps develop the next generation of scalable and export driven Irish food and drinks businesses. Food is an important part of the Irish economy, representing 12.3% of total export revenue today, and the industry is projected to be worth ‚ā¨19 billion by 2025. Now more than ever, there are challenges facing business owners we want to support them and help them to create our food and drinks future.¬†

Applications for Food Works 2021 are now open! To apply, submit an application form before January 29th 2021.  Finalists will be invited to an online interview on February 11th 2021. Successful candidates will be notified in advance of the programme commencing on 2nd March 2021.

‘Applications for Food Works 2021 are now Closed’


Please follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter for updates on our next intake, which will likely be in early 2022


Food Works 2019 Finale Highlights

A look at the 2019 participants as they complete the Programme.

Food Works Participants over the years 

A quick look at Irish brands who have taken part in the Programme.

The Food Works Effect

Hear from Food Works participants about the impact Food Works had on their businesses’.‚Äč