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Over 400 major food buyers descend on Ireland for Marketplace International

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Over 400 international food buyers will make their way to Ireland this week for the biggest international food buyer event ever to be staged in the country.

The week long Marketplace International, which is being run by Bord Bia, will involve food and drink buyers from 30 countries.

Among the hundreds of buyers are 100 from Asia, including the biggest ever Chinese trade delegation to travel to Ireland.

The food industry here exports around €10.5bn worth of produce each year to 175 countries.

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