Pigmeat

Value of EU agri-food trade increases by 18%

Value of EU agri-food trade increases by 18%

The total value of EU agri-food trade was €28.3 billion in February 2022, an 18% increase compared to the same...

May 31, 2022

Gallie: No white smoke yet on pig price increases

Gallie: No white smoke yet on pig price increases

The chair of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) Pigs Committee has said that pig farmers are still waiting for an...

May 17, 2022

DAFM: No Irish applications for EU pigmeat private storage aid

DAFM: No Irish applications for EU pigmeat private storage aid

No Irish-based companies have applied to date for the EU private storage scheme for pigmeat, the Department of Agriculture, Food...

April 26, 2022

Calls for processors to increase pigmeat price further

Calls for processors to increase pigmeat price further

The pig sector urgently needs to see an increase in the price of pigmeat if it is to continue being...

April 14, 2022

EU beef production to continue decreasing this year

EU beef production to continue decreasing this year

Production of beef in the EU is set to continue declining this year, according to the European Commission’s short-term outlook...

April 7, 2022

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Agriland covers IFA pig protest at government buildings

Agriland covers IFA pig protest at government buildings

Pig farmers from the Irish Farmers’ Association along with supporters demonstrated outside the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine...

March 30, 2022

EU confirms commencement of pigmeat storage aid

EU confirms commencement of pigmeat storage aid

The European Commission has confirmed details of a proposed private storage aid scheme for pigmeat, which will open later this...

March 23, 2022

EU Commission set to propose pigmeat Private Storage Aid

EU Commission set to propose pigmeat Private Storage Aid

The European Commission is set to propose the rollout of a Private Storage Aid package for the pigmeat sector, Agriland...

March 9, 2022

Meat-eating ‘extends human life expectancy’ – research

Meat-eating ‘extends human life expectancy’ – research

Research conducted in Australia has found that meat-eating extends the life expectancy of humans across the world. Researchers at the...

February 23, 2022

Taoiseach urged to provide aid to ‘crisis-hit pigmeat sector’

Taoiseach urged to provide aid to ‘crisis-hit pigmeat sector’

Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan and Monaghan, Brendan Smith, has urged the Taoiseach to provide government aid to the crisis-hit...

February 16, 2022

Retailers called on to ‘ensure they are selling QA Irish pigmeat’

Retailers called on to ‘ensure they are selling QA Irish pigmeat’

President of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) Tim Cullinan is calling on all retailers to ensure they are selling Bord...

November 24, 2021

EU agricultural sector prospects ‘favourable’ – commission

EU agricultural sector prospects ‘favourable’ – commission

Prospects for the EU agricultural sector are “favourable” after showing resilience against the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, according to the...

March 31, 2021

IFA ‘condemns’ price cut by pig factories

IFA ‘condemns’ price cut by pig factories

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has “strongly condemned” today’s announcement by pig factories of another 4c/kg price cut. IFA Pig...

November 13, 2020

What is the short-term outlook for EU agricultural markets?

What is the short-term outlook for EU agricultural markets?

Dairy and meat prices recovering, milk collection growth remaining strong, olive oil exports to reach a new record level in...

October 6, 2020

Pigmeat from Rosderra Roscrea reapproved for export to China

Pigmeat from Rosderra Roscrea reapproved for export to China

Pigmeat from the Rosderra Irish Meats plant in Roscrea, Co. Tipperary, has been reapproved for export to China. Exports from...

October 6, 2020

Ireland ‘more than willing’ to increase trade with China – McConalogue

Ireland ‘more than willing’ to increase trade with China – McConalogue

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has told the Chinese Ambassador that Ireland will be “more than...

October 1, 2020

Creed announces opening of Mexican market for Irish pigmeat

Creed announces opening of Mexican market for Irish pigmeat

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed has today, Tuesday, May 12, announced that Ireland has secured...

May 12, 2020

Meat seminar hears current state of play for beef, sheep and pigs

Meat seminar hears current state of play for beef, sheep and pigs

The Bord Bia Meat Marketing Seminar was held today, Friday, January 10, with several topics up for discussion, including the...

January 10, 2020