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Covid Response Marketing Support Package

***Applications for the Covid 19 Response Marketing Support Package closed on 16 April. Following the assessment process, 250 companies were approved support amounting to €1,970,000***

In response to Covid – 19 Bord Bia widened its marketing grants schemes in response to difficulties companies are facing with the introduction of its COVID Response Marketing Support Package .

The application process for this grant is now closed. The applications have been reviewed and almost 250 grants have been awarded to client companies to the value of over €2million.

Successful companies have been notified and information on next steps has been shared with them.

If you have any further queries in relation to the grants process please reach out to  declan.coppinger@bordbia.ie or john.nugent@bordbia.ie


Grant Overview

Companies with turnover in excess of €3.5m are obliged to be participating in the Origin Green Programme and be up to date with annual reviews.

The scheme supports 70% of eligible expenditure, up to a maximum specified approved amount. This covers activities carried out from the date of your application until the end of December 2020.


Eligible Activities:

  • Website design
  • Development of E-Sales/Marketing and On-Line activities
  • Purchase of published reports and market information
  • Marketing consultancy costs
  • Design and origination of POS material
  • Design of packaging, labels and brochures
  • Quality Consultancy
  • Quality Training and Audit Costs
  • Nutritional analysis
  • Market research visit
  • Participation at trade fairs and exhibitions and related costs
  • In store tastings