Barbara Collins worked as a TV and Radio reporter and producer at BBC Northern Ireland before setting up her own company, The Good China Set, in 2015. Her background in journalism means she has excellent communication skills which transfer seamlessly to brand storytelling. She is always adding to her contacts book.
Barbara is an InterTrade Ireland Elevate and Digital Sales Consultant. She has worked with more than 30 agri-food companies since 2014 including Glastry Farm Ice Cream, Papas Mineral Company, Leahy Beekeeping and Burren Balsamics.
She is an active member of the UK and Irish Guilds of Food Writers. She is a resident food writer for Food NI/Taste of Ulster. She has been MC at the Food Pavilion at Balmoral Show since 2012. She also regularly contributes to FFT and BBC Radio Ulster.
She does the PR and Marketing for www.woolow.com and Calveys Achill Mountain Lamb www.achilllamb.ie. Both have featured on RTE Nationwide, Countrywide and across the national Irish and UK press.
Barbara is based on a farm in Galway, Ireland. She is married with three young children.
Barbara Collins worked as a reporter and producer at BBC Northern Ireland for 16 years before setting up her own company, the Good China Set, in 2015. She is based in Galway, Ireland.
Barbara is a member of the UK and Irish Guilds of Food Writers. She writes for Taste of Ulster/Food NI, broadcasts for BBC Radio Ulster and she also does occasional PR work including the Blas na hEireann Awards.