Secondary school students across the South East are being urged to apply for the ‘Grow to CEO’ competition.

It’s being run by GIY and Cully and Sully to search for Ireland’s best young food entrepreneurs.

The competition aims to inspire students to grow their own food and create a recipe using what they grow.

Students from can apply online until the 28th of February 2018.

In the final phase, they will be asked to enter the details of their new recipes and business plans for the judging phase.

Claire Cullen is Communications Manager with Cully and Sully and GROW HQ, she says “Six students teams will then be selected for the competition shortlist. These finalists will be invited to a ‘Dragon’s Den’ style pitch scenario at the home of GIY, GROW HQ, in Waterford on May 18th 2018, where the winner duo will be selected and crowned ‘GROW 2 CEO’ champions”

Go to to register.


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