The English Market wants new Irish food producers to apply for the chance to trade in the market.
This is an exciting rare opportunity for local food businesses to set up shop in the English Market, the unrivalled home of Irish food in Cork. The iconic food market in Cork city is looking for innovative local start-ups who want to trade in the market.
The English Market in Cork is a must-visit destination for food lovers, housing a wide variety of delicious food stalls, quality gourmet ingredients and local produce.
The start-up stall has been recently redesigned and fitted out to the highest standard. The stand is available for short-term letting. This could be a great opportunity for Irish producers to test the market and avail of a lucrative space in a busy commercial outlet.
Successful applicants will get the benefits of:
- Invaluable experience of trading in the English market.
- Avail of the modern unity which is ready to go. This saves the start-up the expense of capital investment.
- Trial products in the market, assessing customer demand and collecting feedback.
- Network with like-minded traders, producers and suppliers.
Applicants should be aware that the culture of the market is on trading rather than production. So all cooking and 90% of processing and production must be carried out off-site.
Interaction with customers is such an integral part of the market’s atmosphere. Applicants should be able to commit to manning the stall at all times, to share their passion and knowledge of their product with customers.