Sat, 5 September 2009
In this podcast a special look at the issues involved in Branding in a Recession with Richard Hayes, Marketing Director, Warburtons - leading UK bakers, who describes a number of strategies that can be applied to help brands thrive in a recession.
There is also an interview with Colin Gordon, CEO Consumer Foods Glanbia Foods who talks about the recently launched Love Irish Food initiative that a number of Irish food brands have launched. Over 30 of Ireland’s leading food and drink brands are behind Love Irish Food, and it has been established to promote Irish manufactured food and drink brands to consumers, in a bid to help safeguard the future of Ireland’s largest indigenous industry. Leading economist Jim Power was unveiled as the Chairman of the organisation. The participating brands range from some of the largest indigenously-produced FMCG brands to smaller artisan producers. Member brands include Barry’s Tea, Tayto, Ballygowan, Batchelors, Avonmore, Cadbury, Goodfella’s, Cully and Sully, Flahavans and Follain.