Agri-Business

Cork tops forest grant aid since 1980

Cork tops forest grant aid since 1980

More than 3,000 forests in Cork received grant aid from the Department of Agriculture since 1980, the Dail heard recently....

July 4, 2013

Dairygold deny branding ex-ceo a thief

Dairygold deny branding ex-ceo a thief

Dairygold deny that they owed former chief executive Jerry Henchy any duty of care as he did not work for...

July 4, 2013

Department of Agriculture to spend €1.2bn this year

Department of Agriculture to spend €1.2bn this year

The Department of Agriculture has projected spending 1.2bn for 2013, which was discussed at an Oireachtas Agriculture Committee yesterday afternoon....

July 3, 2013

Henchy made ‘unavoidable enemies’ at Dairygold, High Court hears

Henchy made ‘unavoidable enemies’ at Dairygold, High Court hears

Former Dairygold chief executive Jerry Henchy was fired after a long campaign against him by key company board members, it...

July 3, 2013

NFU head lands Tesco agri director job

NFU head lands Tesco agri director job

Tesco has announced the appointment of Tom Hind as its new agriculture director. Hind, who has more than 15 years...

July 3, 2013

Agri-food trade mission to Switzerland

Agri-food trade mission to Switzerland

Leading a strong trade mission , including Enterprise Ireland and Bord Bia, Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney TD will meet major...

July 2, 2013

No impact from salmon farming on wild stocks, IFA claims

No impact from salmon farming on wild stocks, IFA claims

On the publication of a peer-reviewed scientific paper claiming a lack of evidence of negative impacts on wild salmon stocks...

July 2, 2013

Farm income falls

Farm income falls

Latest figures from the Central Statistics Office’s (CSO) show an annual decrease of 7.5 per cent in farm income. This...

July 2, 2013

Chinese food market – Bord Bia

Chinese food market – Bord Bia

Some insights from Paula Donoghue, Brand Manager, Bord Bia One of America’s favourites the Oreo cookie was first created back in...

July 2, 2013

New dawn with Horizon 2020

New dawn with Horizon 2020

Teagasc this afternoon  welcomed the conclusion of negotiations on Horizon 2020, which took place during the Irish Presidency of the...

July 1, 2013

Agri-food chain review

Agri-food chain review

A review of agri-food chain regulations in Ireland is under way. The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) today announced...

July 1, 2013

High fuel prices as trucker tax break under way

High fuel prices as trucker tax break under way

High fuel prices places Irish industries at a disadvantage in comparison with other European countries. This is according to Kildare...

July 1, 2013

New food labelling to tackle obesity

New food labelling to tackle obesity

A new front-of-pack food labelling that has the support of all the major supermarkets and a number of leading manufacturers...

July 1, 2013

Audit under way of Ireland’s food inspection system

Audit under way of Ireland’s food inspection system

UPDATE: Ireland’s entire food inspection system is under review and for the first time outside consultants are set to advise...

June 28, 2013

Aldi’s Sizzling steaks

Aldi’s Sizzling steaks

Last night the roof terrace at the trendy No Name Bar was the setting for Aldi’s Summer Steak Out, a...

June 28, 2013

No to Croatia, says export head

No to Croatia, says export head

Croatia joining the EU next Monday 1 July is not helpful at this point in time, according to the Irish...

June 28, 2013

Bord Bia -the future of frozen food

Bord Bia -the future of frozen food

Bord Bia: Time-poor consumers are looking for shortcuts but don’t want to compromise on taste or quality; more diverse foods...

June 28, 2013

Young farmers CAP worth €24m as Jagoe lands CEJA role

Young farmers CAP worth €24m as Jagoe lands CEJA role

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) deal agreed yesterday provides greater flexibility on maximising the use of the 2 per cent...

June 27, 2013