Agri-food Sector

LMC to participate in NI’s first Food Strategy Framework consultation

LMC to participate in NI’s first Food Strategy Framework consultation

The Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) for Northern Ireland will be participating in the consultation that will lead to the...

October 11, 2021

Research: 75% of Irish food businesses expect revenue growth in year ahead

Research: 75% of Irish food businesses expect revenue growth in year ahead

Small and medium-sized Irish food businesses (SMEs) are optimistic about their growth prospects, according to new research by Love Irish...

April 27, 2021

Agri-Food Strategy: Plans for all farms to be in QA schemes

Agri-Food Strategy: Plans for all farms to be in QA schemes

There are plans to have all farms and seafood operators in quality assurance (QA) schemes under the 2030 Agri-Food Strategy,...

April 12, 2021

New Agri-Food Strategy: Increased focus on non-farm income

New Agri-Food Strategy: Increased focus on non-farm income

The new Agri-Food Strategy to 2030 – the successor to Food Wise 2025 – will see an increased focus on...

April 8, 2021

Ciaran Fitzgerald: Agri-food industry needs to focus on international consumer

Ciaran Fitzgerald: Agri-food industry needs to focus on international consumer

The importance of Irish agriculture and the agri-food industry is best promoted by its practitioners. Ireland exports around 85% of...

November 27, 2020

Minister launches Annual Review and Outlook for Agriculture

Minister launches Annual Review and Outlook for Agriculture

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue today (Thursday, October 8) launched his department’s Annual Review and...

October 8, 2020

‘Delays and disruption’ at European borders for agricultural produce

‘Delays and disruption’ at European borders for agricultural produce

The responses to the spread of Covid-19 across EU member states is causing “increasing difficulties” to the movement of agricultural...

March 19, 2020

Ukraine: Europe’s largest agriculture nation is open for Irish trade and technology

Ukraine: Europe’s largest agriculture nation is open for Irish trade and technology

By Sviatoslav Yurash, Servant of the People party member Ukraine is Europe’s largest country by geographic size and the sixth largest with...

February 8, 2020

Creed kicks off consultation on future agri-food strategy

Creed kicks off consultation on future agri-food strategy

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, will host an ‘Open Policy Debate’ for 400 delegates from across...

October 16, 2019

Doyle ‘ambitious’ for agri-food sector to be ‘highest quality in the world’

Doyle ‘ambitious’ for agri-food sector to be ‘highest quality in the world’

It has been said that Ireland has the potential to become “the highest-quality food producing country in the world”. European...

May 21, 2019

Overall National Organic Award goes to Wexford

Overall National Organic Award goes to Wexford

Wexford-based Irish Country Meats received the overall award at this year’s Bord Bia National Organic Awards 2018. The event took...

October 18, 2018

Creed confirms €5 million in food innovation investment

Creed confirms €5 million in food innovation investment

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, was speaking today (Tuesday, June 12) at a Food Gateway event...

June 12, 2018

Connacht rugby hero John Muldoon partners with Supermac’s

Connacht rugby hero John Muldoon partners with Supermac’s

Connacht Rugby Captain John Muldoon has teamed up with Supermac’s for the promotion of its fresh range of Irish beef...

July 7, 2017

Minister Creed’s international visits to focus on the effects of Brexit

Minister Creed’s international visits to focus on the effects of Brexit

International visits by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, over the coming days are set to...

March 16, 2017

Irish Aldi suppliers take home the medals from national food awards

Irish Aldi suppliers take home the medals from national food awards

Irish suppliers to supermarket chain Aldi Ireland have been awarded 15 titles at this year’s prestigious Blas na hÉireann Irish...

October 3, 2016

Opinion: A drive for cheap food in post-Brexit UK would hit Irish farmers

Opinion: A drive for cheap food in post-Brexit UK would hit Irish farmers

With Brexit now a reality, one of the key uncertainties is where UK retailers will source their food and a...

July 9, 2016