This page outlines some of the many benefits currently enjoyed by NIGTA members. If you would like additional information about membership or you would like to apply, please feel free to contact us. Alternatively, if you would like to find out information about a particular member or to see which companies are currently members, please use the navigation pane on the left of this page.
NIGTA collaborates and networks with partners in the food chain to build consumer confidence in the quality of food produced in Northern Ireland.
NIGTA encourages and assists the food industry to make use of opportunities for higher standards in agricultural practices, to ensure that NI maintains its green image for food production and its environmental assets.
NIGTA will lobby on behalf of the industry to achieve the most favourable economic conditions for the production of NI food. It will also address the pressures facing members' businesses in order to promote their place as major players in the food chain.
NIGTA has strong links with parent trade associations in the UK and Europe, through which it can have an input for lobbying and developing policies. NIGTA is directly represented on all relevant committees.
NIGTA provides the facts from the agricultural supply industry to influence and develop future policy and innovation in the NI food chain and will contribute the expertise of its members to ensure safe, wholesome food produced in an environmentally friendly manner. It will continue to facilitate and monitor quality control schemes in the agricultural supply industry and will help at all times to make the public more aware of the quality of locally produced food.