Christmas lunch for the members of the Northern Ireland Grain Trade Association included a test of their knowledge of famous sayings and local food products.

Robin Irvine, who won both competitions checks his entries with NIGTA President, Claudine Heron. Also included are the other winners, Alan Thompson, Jim Uprichard, Peter Davison and David Mawhinney
Robin Irvine, who won both competitions checks his entries with NIGTA President, Claudine Heron. Also included are the other winners, Alan Thompson, Jim Uprichard, Peter Davison and David Mawhinney

The lunch followed a series of meetings where various specialist committees met to discuss and update information on all apsects of the feed/food chain which impacts on their business and the areas where they can work with their partners in the chain to make it both safer and more efficient.

During lunch the discussion changed to a competition which assessed their knoweldge of famous sayings and one which dealt with general knowledge and local food products.

After much deliberation and friendly banter the entries were scored by photographer, Columba O'Hare of Fotacol and the outright winner in both competitions was Robin Irvine of Fane Valley Feeds. In second place in the "famous sayings" competition was Peter Davison of James Tolland and Co. and in third place was Jim Uprichard of Trouw Nutrition.

Following Robin's lead in the general knolwledge and local food products competition was Alan Thompson of John Thompson and Sons and in third place was David Mawinney, G E McLarnon and Sons.

The event ended with complimentary refreshments provided by NIGTA President, Claudine Heron and competition prizes supplied by NIGTA secretary, Doris Leeman were presented by Columba O'Hare.