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Trust Makers, breakers and brokers: Building trust in the food system on the island of Ireland

Project Reference: 03-2014

Status: Completed

Commencement Date: February, 2015

Project Duration: 22 months


This project shall examine how trust in the food system is managed on the island of Ireland and contribute to a comparison study undertaken by Flinders University in Australia on how trust is managed in Australia and Great Britain, with a particular focus on how trust is damaged and repaired.

Principal Contractor(s):

Dr Seamus Reilly, UCC


Prof Andrew Fearne, Head of Kent Business School at the University of Kent

Dr Mary McCarthy, Dept. Food Business & Development, University College Cork

Prof Mike Calnan, Professor of Medical Sociology at the University of Kent       



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