Bloom at Home Virtual Food Village
For the past thirteen years, Bloom has become a platform for Bord Bia to highlight the joys of gardening and indigenous horticulture and to promote the best of Irish artisan food and drink. Although we were not in a position to host our annual Bloom Trade Breakfast in the Phoenix Park this year, we are delighted to bring you our 2020 Bloom Exhibitor ‘Flip book’ with profiles of over 150 food and drink producers.
We hope you take the time to browse through the e-pages and familiarise yourself with the producers that you would usually find exhibiting in the Food Market, Bloom Inn, Fresh Produce Market and the Love Irish Food marques under normal circumstances by clicking the image below.
And while we Bloom at Home this year, why not pick up some delicious artisan foods from many of the Irish producers you’d find in the Food village at Bloom. From Kombucha to Curry in a Box, there’s something for everyone! Check out the range of different offers below!
Ko Kombucha are selling their KO Kombucha bottles by the case online and are offering FREE delivery anywhere on the island of Ireland throughout the lockdown. Each case has 12 x 330ml bottles of their traditionally made, organic kombucha made in their micro brewery in Co. Offaly with 3 flavours available: Original, Strawberry & Blueberry.
Ko Kombucha are also selling their KO Kombucha Starter Kits which include everything people need to start brewing their own kombucha at home, including the all important SCOBY (the mother culture of bacterias and yeasts). People are taking up new hobbies during this time so KO Kombucha have been building their ‘Immunity Community‘ throughout the lockdown and are thrilled to see so many new home brewers now with their very own batches of kombucha on the go at home using different flavour creations.
The Studio Coffee Roasters
Today’s coffee drinkers are more curious and knowledgeable and they care more about where their food and drinks come from.The Studio Coffee Roasters cold brew is made from organic speciality coffee and is in a concentrated form. It can be served hot, cold, in cocktails and is delicious in ice-cream and is available in selected SuperValu stores retailing at €3.99
Rudd’s Fine Foods
Born and Bred in Birr, Co. Offaly, the Rudd’s brand specialises in the production of Pork products and prides itself on being an innovative leader in the category. This summer, Rudd’s are introducing their Rudd’s Premium BBQ sausage and they are delighted to showcase their delicious new product alongside their established range of sausages, rashers, puddings and roulades. Rudd’s new BBQ sausage is an all-new 80% Bord Bia Quality Assured pork recipe and their biggest sausage to date. At Rudd’s, they guarantee quality and never compromise on flavour, ensuring that Great Meals Start With Rudd’s.
Green Saffron Spices
Green Saffron Spices have a new product for launch: A Curry in a Box! There is free home delivery to any address on the island of Ireland. Delivered direct to your door, their eco-friendly Spice Nourishment Boxes will contain all the ingredients you need to make one of their delicious curries in the comfort of your own home. Experience all the flavours of modern India deliciously created in your own kitchen. Through their Spice Nourishment Boxes, they are offering bespoke Vegetarian and ‘Meat’ based recipes for six of their most popular dishes: Bombay Potatoes, Chana Masala, Korma, Madras, Red Lentil Dahl and Tikka.
Each box will include a simple-to-follow recipe with the preperation and cooking time and a check list to guarantee you a meal of immense, joyous, healthy, authentic flavour!
Gran Grans Foods
Gran Grans Foods are offering a special Bloom Deal consisting of a 3 for €10 mix and match on normal sizes products and a 3 for €6.50 mix and match on mini jams. Orders can be made through their website and on their social media channels.
The Lismore Food Company
20% of Everything in The Lismore Food Company’s Online Store #BloomAtHome
A message from Lismore Food Company – ‘ Bloom is the highlight of our year! We get to meet so many friends, colleagues and customers from Ireland and around the world in Dublins beautiful Phoenix Park. It’s an opportunity to showcase our delicious shortbread and biscuits, for people to enjoy the great taste and to bring our biscuits home for family and friends. We will really miss Bloom this year but we’re delighted to share a little bit of Lismore with you. Visit the Online Store on our website where we are offering 20% off all products for BloomAtHome #Lismore ‘
Velvet Cloud Sheep’s milk yogurt is made on the Flanagan’s family farm in Co Mayo it is a totally natural product with nothing added or nothing strained away, just fresh sheep’s milk and LIVE yogurt cultures. In these times it is important to feed your immune system and many people who are sensitive to cow dairy, also find sheep’s milk easier to digest. Velvet Cloud Sheep’s milk yogurt is now available online to any home on the Island of Island, delivery is FREE and 6 pots of 450g Velvet Cloud cost €30. During Boom At Home if you mention BLOOM in your order notes the Flanagan’s will also throw in a FREE Velvet Cloud cooler bag while stocks last.
Mileeven Fine Foods
Mileeven are running a promo for Bloom customers who click in and order through their online shop during the course of Bloom for all of their Mileeven and Sarahs range. Any customer who enters the coupon code ‘BLOOM’ when placing an order on their shop will receive a gift of a Bee Garden seed bomb. Seed bombs are sourced from the Irish Company seedbombs.ie based in Meath. The seed bomb means that people can create a native Irish Wildflower garden for Bees. There is free delivery on orders over €35 on our website. However, customers can only enter one coupon code per order, so if a Bloom customer wishs to get the seedbomb and orders over €35, they can enter the delivery free coupon and drop us an email with the Bloom coupon and we will make sure it is sorted for them.
Also, as part of their commitment to sustainability and environmentally friendly packaging, Mileeven have sourced packing ‘peanuts’ which are Eco Friendly, fully bio-degradable and made from corn starch.
Jane Russell’s Handmade Sausages
Jane Russell’s Handmade Sausages are very sad to be missing Bloom 2020 this year and meeting all of their loyal customers who have being supporting them since the very beginning in 2007. This year Bloom 2020 is going to be #bloomathome and to celebrate this and the launch of their Online Shop, they are offering a Bonus pack of their award winning nitrate free Dry Cure Rashers with every Online order placed up to the 1st June. To get this bonus pack, simply enter coupon code Bloom2020 when placing your order for any of their Online Baskets. Please note shipping dates when placing your order.
Drink Botanical Ireland
Drink Botanicals Ireland supply a range of Gin & Cocktail kits for you to enjoy a luxurious drink in the comfort of your own home. They are currently offering Free contactless delivery on all products. Drink Botanical Ireland are offering 3 kits:
- The Expert Cocktail Fusion Kit
- The Expert Gin Fusion Kit
- Mini Gin Fusion Kit
Each Kit makes 90 – 100 servings
Foods of Athenry
Foods of Athenry are offering 20% off all online purchases currently and free delivery on orders over 50 euro. Promo code: TOGETHER
Spoonful Botanical is an innovative blend of the highest quality Herbs, Spices, and Fermeneted Fruits homemade by Conor and Jayne in Co. Louth. They combine high quality food based ingredients which have renowned properties to help combat inflammation that can be taken on a daily basis.
They offer free delivery on their triple pack which is a 3 month supply. Conor & Jane say “It’s a great feeling dealing directly with our customers again and hearing the stories of how our product has made a difference in people’s lives from Arthritis suffers to sports players. It’s what makes it all worthwhile”.
This year at Niks Tea have been busy creating some delicious new Organic Herbal teas for their regular Bloom visitors. Soothing Chamomile & Lavender & Fragrant Turmeric & Ginger are popular choices. You’ll find them with all your other favourites on their website.
Niks Tea are offering 3 packs of any tea for €12 with their coupon code BloomAtHome2020 at checkout during Bloom at Home.
The Premium Butcher
The Premium Butcher is one of Ireland’s premier online meat delivery services, including 3 factory shops in Co. Waterford, Dublin 24 and Co. Mayo. They are offering two great ‘Meat Bundles’ for all true meat lovers with free home delivery to anywhere in Ireland.
The ‘Meat Lovers Pack’ is for the discerning meat eater and would be a great addition to any BBQ this Bank Holiday Weekend with Burgers, Striploin Steaks, Rib-Eye Steak and a Fillet of Beef – you won’t be disappointed and you’ll have loads to spare!
The ‘Meat Box’ is jam packed with a fantastic selection of premium meats that will keep you happy for most of the Summer. Offer includes Mince Beef, Roast Beef Joint, Diced Beef, Loin of Bacon, Pork Loin, Striploin Steaks and Burgers.
Rebel Chilli are giving away a year’s supply of free chilli to one winner. It is in conjunction with their special buy launch into Aldi as part of the Grow with Aldi campaign, supported by Bord Bia. Rebel Chilli’s Red Chilli will be available in Aldi nationwide for two weeks from Thursday 21st May.
To be in with a chance of winning, follow the steps below:
- Buy a bottle of our Red Chilli in Aldi and share it on Instagram/Facebook
- Tag Rebel Chilli and two friends you’d share with
- Use the hashtag Rebelforayear and like/follow our page.
Each bottle bought is equal to one entry. They have new and updated labels on their bottles, make sure to let them know what you think. Winner will be announced on the 3rd of June. T & C’s apply
Mary Ellen’s Meadow Cordial
Mary Ellen’s Meadow Cordial offering free delivery anywhere in Ireland on orders for any 4 bottles x 500mls of their Cordials including their Elderflower, Stinging Nettle, Gorse Flower, or Cavan Cordial.
Mary Ellen’s Meadow Cordials are all artisan produced Cordials from wild flowers, herbs and fruit which they forage from the hedges in the meadow beside their home in Cavan.
Killowen are part of the Wexford Food Family hamper giveaway: Killowen Farm have collaborated with all of the Wexford food suppliers who normally attend Bloom and have put together a hamper which is bursting with award winning products including:
- Killowen Farm Yogurt
- O’Neills Dry Cure Bacon
- Naturally Cordial
- Greenhill Fruit Farm Berries
- Wexford Home Preserves
- Jackford Gin
- Wild About
Get tasting at home and relive memories of previous Blooms! This selection of different Burren Smoked Irish Organic Salmon, Wild Mackerel and Rainbow Trout packs gives you a wonderful overview and taste for the artisan-smoked fish and marinades that the Burren Smokehouse have on offer.
Special price – all packs ordered separately would come to €57.70 but the special price for Bloom fans is €51.00 so you’ll save over 11%!
Order your tasting set here: https://www.burrensmokehouse.com/taste-experience and visit the Burren Smokehouse in Lisdoonvarna when we can travel again!
Mallow Mia make fresh marshmallows and one of a kind rocky roads in Co. Donegal. They’ve been selling at Bloom since 2016 in the Bord Bia Bloom Food Village and think it really is just amazing. There’s so much work for Mallow Mia in preparing for Bloom but they feel it is so worth it. Bloom customers come back to them year on year and hearing their enthusiastic feedback gives them a real buzz.
As everyone is missing Bloom this year so they’ve a 20% discount available on all online purchases at mallowmia.com, just use code BLOOMIN2020 till June 5th. They are also offering free UK & Ireland shipping on orders of €30 and over.
Farmers to Market
To celebrate Bloom at Home, Farmers to Market, Ireland’s No 1 Free Range chicken producer is giving away a €150 voucher to spend on Farmers to Market free range chicken in SuperValu AND €150 voucher to enjoy its free range fried chicken from Dublin’s Mad Egg!
Founded by brothers Charles and John Smith in 1991, Farmers to Market produces a range of Free Range chicken products including whole free range chicken, chicken portions and an exciting new Free Range chicken burger that is bursting with flavour. The tradition of poultry farming was handed down to the brothers from their mother, Bernie Smith, and it builds upon a strong farming heritage within the Smith family and the community in Co. Cavan.
The Merry Mill
The Merry Mill is offering a free 500g bag of organic gluten free porridge/oat flour with every 5kg bag of porridge or oat flour sold over the Bloom weekend. The customisable bundle allows you to mix and match four products from the range. All products are organic and grown in harmony with nature on their family farm and the Merry Mill are delivering nationwide.
Meade Potato Company
Nestled in the fertile hills of the Boyne Valley, the Meade farm specialises in growing premium quality potatoes and other Irish vegetables. This Irish family farm business has sustainability ingrained in their DNA and many of their innovations are derived from this commitment.
This year in Bloom, they are bringing an innovative product that represents full circle sustainability. Their delicious Meade brand 2kg White Potatoes are now being packed in a first-of-its-kind potato form fill bag that is 100% compostable in your brown bin. The compost produced from the bag can be used to grow more potatoes, or anything else that Bloom’s avid gardeners fancy. It’s a win-win for potato connoisseurs and gardeners alike. The Meade 2kg White Potatoes are available at Lidl stores nationwide.
Goatsbridge are very sorry to miss out on the fun and buzz of Bloom this year! They are equally delighted to get an opportunity to offer their loyal customers a taste of Goatsbridge so that they stay connected in this unusual time. The public have been so good to support local business so it is an opportunity for Goatsbridge to thank them and to remind them they are all working even harder than ever to keep their heads above water. Life will never be the same but their products will continue to nourish.
Goatsbrifge are offering a Taste of Goatsbridge Hamper retailing at €45 with free delivery. The hamper includes:
- 2 cold smoked
- 2 BBQ
- 1 gin cured
- 2 pate
- 1 fishcakes
- 1 trout goujons
- 4 portion 140 gm fillets
Wild Irish Foragers
Timetravel your Tastebuds!
A message from Wild Irish Foragers – “Hello from the Wildies of Offaly. We miss meeting our customers, fellow food producers & stockists at Bloom 2020 in the Phoenix Park & send you all our very best wishes. For Bloom at home we are offering a “special mystery wildie” when you order online. Simply place your order, email ‘WILDBLOOM2020’ to firstname.lastname@example.org & we will send a little mystery your way along with your order. Look forward to seeing you all soon. Warmest Regards, Gordon, Sharon & family xx
King of Kefir
To celebrate #bloomathome, King of Kefir fermented non-alcoholic water kefir drinks is running a daily competition over the Bloom weekend, The winners will receive a free case of their choice delivered anywhere in the country. As a special Bloom weekend offer, we are offering a 10% discount code “BloomingKefir”.
And it doesn’t end there, just for the Bloom weekend we are offering free delivery nationwide on our full range of flavours which include Lemongrass & Ginger, Chilli & Ginger, Cucumber Mint & Thyme. Also launching this Bloom weekend is our latest creation Hopped Culture. Hoped Culture is a dry hopped water kefir using the aromatic hops of Amarillo, Citra & Mosaic to impart a elderflower and tropical fruit nose to the drink. Perfect as a refreshing treat for the summer weather.”
Kinsale Mead Co.
Kate and Denis at Kinsale Mead Co are missing taking their award-winning meads to the Bloom Inn this year. The festival has been one of the highlights of the year for them and they miss meeting mead lovers, old and new and introducing their new, limited edition Irish Wildflower Mead made from 100% local West Cork honey, 11%ABV, beguiling and elegant and finished semi-sweet.For now, instead of shaking up the very popular, icy glasses of mead or Mead Sangria in the Phoenix Park, they’ll be sipping it in the sunshine in Kinsale.
Mead Sangria recipe:
- 2 parts Hazy Summer Mead
- ½ part Cointreau or Triple Sec
- 1 ½ parts of cranberry juice
- squeeze of fresh lime
- Serve over ice with an orange slice.
To celebrate Bloom at Home this year, Hope Beer are giving you the opportunity to brighten up your wall with one of their posters. For free! Add some cool to your wall, man-cave or home-bar with their posters featuring the designs from their beer labels. Designs include the eye-catching skull and roses of their Handsome Jack IPA, the colourful Passifyourcan Pale Ale graphic and the classic big fight style poster of their Underdog Hoppy Lager.
Selected posters, available in small and large sizes, are free and you just pay for the postage & packaging. Only while stocks last and offer is available on certain posters. Discover their beers. Discover their stories.