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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

Origin Green and food industry chart course to net zero emissions

Origin Green and food industry chart course to net zero emissions

Origin Green, Ireland’s national food and drink sustainability programme, has published new procedures and guidelines that put carbon emission targets...

March 11, 2021

Bord Bia to launch St. Patrick’s Day campaign across 14 countries

Bord Bia to launch St. Patrick’s Day campaign across 14 countries

This month, Bord Bia aims to “leverage the global phenomena and popularity of St. Patrick’s Day” by launching a programme...

March 8, 2021

Bord Bia announces cancellation of outdoor Bloom festival in Phoenix Park

Bord Bia announces cancellation of outdoor Bloom festival in Phoenix Park

Bord Bia has announced that Bloom, Ireland’s largest gardening and lifestyle festival, will not take place this year in the Phoenix...

February 15, 2021

Ministers meet Bord Bia to discuss market development plans for 2021

Ministers meet Bord Bia to discuss market development plans for 2021

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue and Minister of State Martin Heydon met with Bord Bia to examine...

February 10, 2021

Taskforce rep calls for Bord Bia CEO to attend meeting on market situation

Taskforce rep calls for Bord Bia CEO to attend meeting on market situation

A delegate on the Beef Market Taskforce has called on Bord Bia CEO Tara McCarthy to attend a meeting of...

February 10, 2021

Bord Bia launches digital services to promote e-commerce in agri-food

Bord Bia launches digital services to promote e-commerce in agri-food

Bord Bia has launched a suite of digital services under its ‘Think Digital’ programme to promote e-commerce among the food,...

February 8, 2021

‘Not enough to just say you have a grass-fed standard – you need to back it up with data’

‘Not enough to just say you have a grass-fed standard – you need to back it up with data’

International customers are “keen for information” on Irish grass-fed standard beef, as “it’s not enough to just say you have...

January 25, 2021

Bord Bia called on to ‘honour taskforce agreement’ on ‘naturally reared’ beef

Bord Bia called on to ‘honour taskforce agreement’ on ‘naturally reared’ beef

Bord Bia is being called on to stick to the agreement reached at the Beef Market Taskforce in October to...

January 21, 2021

Throughput of beef cattle processed forecasted to decline in 2021

Throughput of beef cattle processed forecasted to decline in 2021

According to the Bord Bia, the number of beef cattle processed in Ireland is set to decline this year –...

January 20, 2021

Republic’s beef exports to NI up 10% in 2020

Republic’s beef exports to NI up 10% in 2020

Beef exports from the Republic to Northern Ireland have risen dramatically over the last 12 months, according to a newly...

January 19, 2021

‘We’ve come out of a decade of steady growth’ – Bord Bia meat seminar

‘We’ve come out of a decade of steady growth’ – Bord Bia meat seminar

Despite a challenging year for trade, “we’ve come out of a decade of steady growth” for the meat sector across...

January 18, 2021

‘Value of Irish sheepmeat exports increased by 12% to €360 million in 2020’

‘Value of Irish sheepmeat exports increased by 12% to €360 million in 2020’

At today’s (Friday, January 15) Bord Bia Meat Marketing seminar, a positive outlook for the Irish sheep sector in 2021...

January 15, 2021

Bord Bia to roll out number of new schemes ‘as result of changing market demands’

Bord Bia to roll out number of new schemes ‘as result of changing market demands’

Bord Bia will be introducing a number of new schemes as part of developments taking place “as a result of...

January 15, 2021