Asia

South Korean market a step closer for Irish beef

South Korean market a step closer for Irish beef

A route to the South Korean market for Irish beef is a step closer. Ireland’s application for beef is currently...

May 24, 2021

Making waves in Asia: Carbery division doubles Thai venture

Making waves in Asia: Carbery division doubles Thai venture

Synergy Flavours, a division of Carbery Group, has doubled the size of its Thailand operation “to meet growing demand for...

March 14, 2019

Learning future Asian food demand ‘vital’ for Irish export success

Learning future Asian food demand ‘vital’ for Irish export success

Considerable opportunities are available for the Irish agri-food industry in meeting future food supply demands in Asia as the sector...

December 18, 2018

Conference notes Brexit’s effect on market diversification

Conference notes Brexit’s effect on market diversification

The effect of Brexit and how it is accelerating the sector’s exploration of priority growth markets was one of the...

October 12, 2018

‘Don’t think about China – think about a part of China’

‘Don’t think about China – think about a part of China’

“If you can make a penetration in one city or one region in China, it’s almost the same as making...

September 13, 2018

‘Potential for further growth of Irish exports to southeast Asia’

‘Potential for further growth of Irish exports to southeast Asia’

There is considerable potential for further growth of Irish exports to southeast Asia, according to the Minister for Agriculture, Food...

February 10, 2017

Minister Creed leads ‘major’ Irish agri-food trade mission to Asia

Minister Creed leads ‘major’ Irish agri-food trade mission to Asia

The Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed will lead a delegation of 30 Irish agri-food companies to Asia on a week-long...

September 3, 2016

Asia rather than China alone ­will be a key driver for dairy exports

Asia rather than China alone ­will be a key driver for dairy exports

China is no longer the focus of the export drive that has been put in place by the Irish dairy...

November 15, 2015

Opportunity exists in Asian dairy market, localisation is key – ICOS

Opportunity exists in Asian dairy market, localisation is key – ICOS

There are challenges facing the Irish dairy industry, in order for it to be successful in Asia but there is...

February 19, 2015

Arla to integrate its dairy business interests in Asia

Arla to integrate its dairy business interests in Asia

Arla Foods is integrating its dairy business operations in China and South East Asia within a new regional market concept...

January 20, 2015

Goodman group announces beef deal with Japan

Goodman group announces beef deal with Japan

The Larry Goodman owned ABP Food Group has announced it has secured a new beef deal with Japan. It says...

December 11, 2014

China free trade agreement ‘big win’ for Australia

China free trade agreement ‘big win’ for Australia

Australia had a big win last week with the ratification of a free trade agreement (FTA) with China according to...

December 1, 2014

Should Ireland be pushing for a trade deal between the EU and China?

Should Ireland be pushing for a trade deal between the EU and China?

In light of the recent Irish agri-trade mission to China, it is an opportune time to examine the state of...

November 25, 2014

China reopens its doors to Brazilian beef

China reopens its doors to Brazilian beef

China has reopened its doors to Brazilian beef, after closing Brazilian beef out of the market for the past two...

November 18, 2014

Wanted: 12,000 acres to build dairy farm to supply China with baby formula

Wanted: 12,000 acres to build dairy farm to supply China with baby formula

One of the richest women in the world is looking for over 12,000 acres of land to set up a...

November 14, 2014

China facing another milk scare?

China facing another milk scare?

Authorities in China are looking into reports that a large milk processor in the country sold milk from cows that...

November 13, 2014

China trade mission to become an annual event

China trade mission to become an annual event

This week’s trade mission to China is to become an annual event, according to the Minister for Agriculture, Food and...

November 8, 2014

Australia to sign €700m cattle deal with China

Australia to sign €700m cattle deal with China

As the Irish trade mission to China wraps up after a week, the Australians are moving in, with the two...

November 7, 2014