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The key to sustainability leadership? ‘Unity’ in industry, says Bord Bia

The key to sustainability leadership? ‘Unity’ in industry, says Bord Bia

Sustainability is the “significant business challenge of our time” and it is one that is increasingly driven by demands from...

June 11, 2021

Recruitment an issue for 81% of food and drink businesses

Recruitment an issue for 81% of food and drink businesses

Attracting, developing and retaining talent has emerged as one of the biggest risk areas for businesses, according to a new...

June 9, 2021

80% of businesses consider sustainability spend an investment rather than a cost

80% of businesses consider sustainability spend an investment rather than a cost

Despite the unprecedented challenges facing the Irish food, drink and horticulture sector in 2020, 82% of Irish businesses are optimistic...

June 9, 2021

Opinion: Grass – Ireland’s best kept secret

Opinion: Grass – Ireland’s best kept secret

Ireland’s response to climate change, sustainability, and our future role in helping to feed the world must be viewed through...

June 8, 2021

Bord Bia to start carbon footprinting sheep farms

Bord Bia to start carbon footprinting sheep farms

Bord Bia is set to begin ‘carbon footprinting’ Quality Assured Irish sheep farms for the first time. The Lamb Carbon...

June 2, 2021

CAP beneficiaries: Where do Teagasc and Bord Bia stand?

CAP beneficiaries: Where do Teagasc and Bord Bia stand?

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) has revealed the beneficiaries of payments under the Common Agricultural Policy...

May 31, 2021

AgDiF: Free resilience webinar for agri-food sector next week

AgDiF: Free resilience webinar for agri-food sector next week

A free webinar titled “Building Resilience in a Pandemic” is set to be held next week for those working in...

May 20, 2021

Bord Bia on-farm audits to recommence on May 17

Bord Bia on-farm audits to recommence on May 17

In line with the new public health measures announced by the government, Bord Bia on-farm audits can recommence on May...

May 6, 2021

Bord Bia reveals appointment of industry talent manager

Bord Bia reveals appointment of industry talent manager

Bord Bia has announced the appointment of Karen Connaughton as its new industry talent manager. The job will see the...

May 5, 2021

Live exports: Calf exports behind by 6% so far in 2021

Live exports: Calf exports behind by 6% so far in 2021

On a recent beef webinar hosted by Joe Burke from Bord Bia, the topic of live export performance in 2021...

May 4, 2021

Decision expected next month on PGI status for ‘Irish Grass Fed Beef’

Decision expected next month on PGI status for ‘Irish Grass Fed Beef’

A decision is expected from Europe by the end of next month (May) on Ireland’s application for Protected Geographical Indication...

April 21, 2021

Bord Bia seeks to fill 20 fully-funded masters places

Bord Bia seeks to fill 20 fully-funded masters places

Bord Bia has issued a call for applications for its latest Talent Academy programmes – which includes a masters, a...

April 15, 2021

Bord Bia to host major virtual trade fair

Bord Bia to host major virtual trade fair

This week, Bord Bia and over 50 Irish prepared consumer food companies, ranging from large-scale manufacturers to family businesses, will...

April 12, 2021

Northern Ireland working to secure PGI status for ‘grass fed’ beef

Northern Ireland working to secure PGI status for ‘grass fed’ beef

Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) chief executive, Ian Stevenson, has confirmed that work is progressing to demonstrate that Northern Ireland’s...

April 6, 2021

Irish Beef PGI: Northern farmers advised to be ‘very vigilant’ to ensure NI is included

Irish Beef PGI: Northern farmers advised to be ‘very vigilant’ to ensure NI is included

Northern farmers will need to be vigilant that promised changes to the Republic’s PGI status for Irish Grass Fed Beef...

March 25, 2021

UK beef prices could well take off over the next few years

UK beef prices could well take off over the next few years

If I was a betting man, which I am not, I would take a serious punt on UK beef prices...

March 25, 2021

Bord Bia clarifies the impact of its new Origin Green procedures on farming

Bord Bia clarifies the impact of its new Origin Green procedures on farming

Bord Bia has clarified the impact of its new plans for Origin Green on production agriculture, in response to an...

March 15, 2021

Changes to Origin Green will have a direct impact on production agriculture

Changes to Origin Green will have a direct impact on production agriculture

Changes announced today (Thursday, March 11) by Bord Bia to Origin Green will have a direct impact on all aspects...

March 11, 2021