Agri-Business

Poots commits to retaining current agri support levels in NI

Poots commits to retaining current agri support levels in NI

Northern Ireland’s agriculture minister Edwin Poots has stated categorically that he wants to see the current level of support maintained...

August 26, 2021

Arla turnover increases by 1% during first six months of 2021

Arla turnover increases by 1% during first six months of 2021

Total Arla Group revenue increased by 1.2% to €5.44 billion during the first six months of 2021. The equivalent figure...

August 26, 2021

Alltech makes appointments to pig and poultry teams

Alltech makes appointments to pig and poultry teams

Alltech Ireland has appointed Dr. Hazel Rooney as technical pig coordinator and Paula Mc Cooey as poultry manager. According to...

August 24, 2021

Meat processing group owned by Goodman records pre-tax profit of €3.2m

Meat processing group owned by Goodman records pre-tax profit of €3.2m

By Gordon Deegan A meat processing group owned by Larry Goodman last year returned to profit to record pre-tax profits...

August 24, 2021

Pre-tax profits at Waterford-based meat processor more than double

Pre-tax profits at Waterford-based meat processor more than double

By Gordon Deegan Revenues recovered for the second half of last year at meat processor, Arrow Group, due in part...

July 29, 2021

Herdwatch and UCD team up for agri-tech business training

Herdwatch and UCD team up for agri-tech business training

Farm management solutions business Herdwatch has partnered with University College Dublin (UCD) to launch a new ‘accelerator programme’ that will...

July 16, 2021

Cheffins sales results reflect buoyant used machinery market

Cheffins sales results reflect buoyant used machinery market

Cheffins, the UK-based auction house best known for its farm machinery sales, has posted its latest results for the second...

July 9, 2021

Former BOI chief appointed chair of Irish agribusiness ClonBio

Former BOI chief appointed chair of Irish agribusiness ClonBio

Irish owned agribusiness, ClonBio Group has announced record profits after tax for the year ended December 31, 2020 of €96...

May 14, 2021

Carbery Group acquires US-based flavour company

Carbery Group acquires US-based flavour company

Carbery Group, the west Cork-based international ingredients, flavours, and cheese producer, has announced the acquisition of savoury flavour and ingredient supplier, Innova...

May 7, 2021

Agri-business warned to prepare for new export requirements from April

Agri-business warned to prepare for new export requirements from April

The Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM), Martin Heydon, has urged food business...

February 24, 2021

New Year – new trade rules for agri-business

New Year – new trade rules for agri-business

By Ciara Dillon – head of food/drink and agri-business, tax director, BDO Ireland A new era has dawned; Great Britain...

January 7, 2021

IFA to contact Taoiseach to intervene in freight bottleneck

IFA to contact Taoiseach to intervene in freight bottleneck

The president of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) Tim Cullinan has said he is very concerned about the impact of...

December 21, 2020

UK and EU agree ‘in principle’ on rules regarding Northern Ireland following Brexit

UK and EU agree ‘in principle’ on rules regarding Northern Ireland following Brexit

The EU and UK have today (Tuesday, December 8) agreed ‘in principle’ the rules surrounding the implementation of the Protocol...

December 8, 2020

Brexit and its impact on agri industry to go under spotlight of Oireachtas committee

Brexit and its impact on agri industry to go under spotlight of Oireachtas committee

Brexit and its impact on the agri-food industry will be under the spotlight at this week’s meeting of the Joint Committee...

December 7, 2020

Nestlé develops global roadmap to achieve net greenhouse gas emissions

Nestlé develops global roadmap to achieve net greenhouse gas emissions

Nestlé has today (Thursday December 3) announced its global roadmap to achieve net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions under the...

December 4, 2020

Northern Ireland food company secures £250k deal with supermarkets

Northern Ireland food company secures £250k deal with supermarkets

Northern Ireland food company White’s Oats has secured a new contract with supermarkets Tesco and Sainsbury’s Northern Ireland for its...

December 2, 2020

‘The farmer’s toolbox is diminishing’ – Entrepreneur of the Year

‘The farmer’s toolbox is diminishing’ – Entrepreneur of the Year

The 2020 EY (Ernst and Young) Entrepreneur of the Year Awards were held last month, with the founder and chief...

December 1, 2020

Decrease in tonnage of goods passing through Irish ports

Decrease in tonnage of goods passing through Irish ports

There was a 10.5% decrease in the tonnage of goods through Ireland’s main ports at the end of June, compared...

November 10, 2020