Sharon Noonan is a freelance marketing professional and chartered marketer with a portfolio of clients in the food, drink and hospitality sector. She presents the weekly radio show and podcast, Best Possible Taste, focusing on food and drink topics. She has produced 2 BAI funded radio documentaries – “Devlins’ Yellowman – A Taste of Childhood” and “What a BLASt – Celebrating 10 Years of the Irish Food Awards.” She regularly MCs at events, chairs panel discussions and has been a guest judge at many hospitality and food awards including the Blas na hEireann / Irish Food Awards.
Sharon lives in Newcastle West, Co Limerick but is originally from Ballymena, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland. Her maiden name, Devlin, is synonymous with the fresh produce industry and she grew up in the family business. Having studied Business Studies and French at Queen’s University Belfast, on graduating she embarked on a sales and marketing career which saw her travelling the globe selling an award-winning shoe for dairy cows, promoting the Northern Irish aerospace industry and returning to her Alma Mater, Queen’s University Belfast, to promote its world-class facilities to industry. In 2013 Sharon established her consultancy business and has worked with many well-known individuals, brands and companies include the Burren Smokehouse, Taste of Dublin, Pallas Foods (now Sysco Ireland), Blas na hEireann and Food & Wines from Spain.
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