Ali Mitter, Shane Bonner and Katrina Crawford; behind, Clare Wilkinson Naveen Bachani, and Mari Donelan at Newmarket Kitchen at Bray Business Park . Photograph: Cyril Byrne

In a sprawling industrial estate on the outskirts of Bray, Co Wicklow, there’s a stylish, spacious and bright unit where 16 food businesses share a c(...)

John Jenkins and Katrina Crawford with their Bayin sesame and peanut oils. The oils are imported from Burma

A honeymoon trip by John Jenkins and Katrina Crawford led to them setting up Bayin Oils, the first and, so far, only Irish company to import a food or(...)

“Frank Flannery, the businessman and Fine Gael fundraiser who chairs the forum on philanthropy, called on the Department of Finance to ‘look with new eyes at this area and to do all it can to stimulate growth within it’. What Flannery means is tax breaks for big charitable donations.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Last week the Government launched its campaign to encourage philanthropy. One Percent Difference seems to be a broad church, aimed at everything from (...)