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Work begins to secure the inclusion of Northern Ireland in grass-fed PGI

Work begins to secure the inclusion of Northern Ireland in grass-fed PGI

The Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) is heading up a group of stakeholder bodies that have been charged with the...

February 15, 2021

‘There isn’t a consumer who knows all about suckler beef’ – Bord Bia CEO

‘There isn’t a consumer who knows all about suckler beef’ – Bord Bia CEO

As part of the agreement in the Beef Market Taskforce that brought a protected geographic indication (PGI) application for grass-fed...

January 14, 2021

ICSA furious at lack of official recognition from Bord Bia

ICSA furious at lack of official recognition from Bord Bia

The final hustings event of the 2020 Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) presidential election was marked by a...

December 14, 2020

‘PGI must deliver price premium for farmers’ – Cullinan

‘PGI must deliver price premium for farmers’ – Cullinan

The Irish Farmers’ Association president Tim Cullinan has said that while the application for Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status for...

November 26, 2020

Agriculture minister says PGI for Irish Whiskey and Cream will protect exports to China

Agriculture minister says PGI for Irish Whiskey and Cream will protect exports to China

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue has welcomed the news that the written procedure for concluding the...

November 24, 2020

Chinese recognition for Irish Whiskey and Cream ‘invaluable’

Chinese recognition for Irish Whiskey and Cream ‘invaluable’

The news that two Irish protected geographical indications (PGIs) will be recognised by China, along with 100 other EU PGIs,...

November 23, 2020

Irish whiskey included in list of PGIs to be recognised by China

Irish whiskey included in list of PGIs to be recognised by China

Irish whiskey has been included in a list of EU protected geographic indications (PGIs) that will be recognised by China...

November 23, 2020

McConalogue opens door to all-Ireland beef PGI

McConalogue opens door to all-Ireland beef PGI

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has said he would be open to the possibility of an...

November 16, 2020

Suckler beef PGI application to include young bulls

Suckler beef PGI application to include young bulls

Agreement has been reached to proceed with the application of Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status for Irish Grass Fed Beef...

October 23, 2020

Farm groups back PGI application after 8-hour taskforce meeting

Farm groups back PGI application after 8-hour taskforce meeting

Farm organisations have given their backing to the protected geographic application (PGI) status application for ‘Irish Grass-Fed Beef’, following a...

October 23, 2020

IFA ‘disappointed’ that beef taskforce meeting on PGI was cancelled

IFA ‘disappointed’ that beef taskforce meeting on PGI was cancelled

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has expressed its “disappointment” that a meeting of the beef taskforce which was due to...

October 12, 2020

‘PGI-only’ beef taskforce meeting for today called off

‘PGI-only’ beef taskforce meeting for today called off

A meeting of the Beef Market Taskforce was due to take place today (Monday, October 12) exclusively for the purpose...

October 12, 2020

‘One size fits all’ PGI remains ‘problematic’ for ICSA

‘One size fits all’ PGI remains ‘problematic’ for ICSA

Giving its reaction to Wednesday’s (September 23) meeting of the Beef Market Taskforce, the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association...

September 25, 2020

Slight changes made to ‘Grass-Fed Beef’ PGI application

Slight changes made to ‘Grass-Fed Beef’ PGI application

Slight changes have been made to the documentation for the protected geographic indication (PGI) application for ‘Irish Grass-Fed Beef’, AgriLand understands. The...

September 24, 2020

Poll results: Do you believe PGI status for Irish grass-fed beef will benefit farmers?

Poll results: Do you believe PGI status for Irish grass-fed beef will benefit farmers?

60% of people don’t think that Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status for Irish grass-fed beef will benefit farmers in the...

September 24, 2020

Poll: Is PGI status for Irish grass-fed beef a good move?

Poll: Is PGI status for Irish grass-fed beef a good move?

The Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) application for ‘Irish grass-fed beef’ is continuing to cause controversy within the agriculture industry, particularly...

September 23, 2020

Controversy over PGI application for grass-fed beef is a ‘great pity’ – IFA

Controversy over PGI application for grass-fed beef is a ‘great pity’ – IFA

Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) president Tim Cullinan and livestock chairman Brendan Golden are meeting the Department of Agriculture today (Friday,...

September 18, 2020

‘Danger of squandering’ PGI opportunity ‘unless we get our act together’

‘Danger of squandering’ PGI opportunity ‘unless we get our act together’

The Irish beef sector “has an opportunity to take a positive step forward” by submitting a Protected Geographical Indication (PGI)...

September 18, 2020