Pigmeat

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

What challenges are facing Irish meat exports to South Korea?

What challenges are facing Irish meat exports to South Korea?

From Seoul, South Korea A lack of awareness among Korean meat buyers of Irish origin pork was highlighted as one...

June 12, 2019

Pigmeat: Market diversification highlighted in confronting price volatility

Pigmeat: Market diversification highlighted in confronting price volatility

Price volatility has been a significant challenge for the pigmeat sector, according to Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine,...

May 10, 2018

EU-Mexico trade deal to ‘bear fruit’ for Irish dairy, pigmeat and poultry

EU-Mexico trade deal to ‘bear fruit’ for Irish dairy, pigmeat and poultry

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed has welcomed the joint statement by the EU and Mexico...

April 24, 2018

Hopes for pig price boost in the wake of US-China trade dispute

Hopes for pig price boost in the wake of US-China trade dispute

There are hopes that a pig price boost could be on the cards for Irish pig producers in the wake...

April 3, 2018

‘China to remain a key market for Irish pigmeat in 2017’

‘China to remain a key market for Irish pigmeat in 2017’

China will remain a key market for Irish pigmeat exports in 2017, according to Bord Bia, but much of the...

January 13, 2017

Meat industry targets €200m export growth for pigmeat sector

Meat industry targets €200m export growth for pigmeat sector

Meat Industry Ireland (MII) has set out a list of targets for the Irish pigmeat sector in its Pigmeat Policy document,...

November 10, 2016

Pigmeat and infant formula drive increase in EU agri-food export values

Pigmeat and infant formula drive increase in EU agri-food export values

Increases in the export value of pigmeat and infant formula have helped drive August EU agri-food export values up compared to...

October 24, 2016

Ireland notifies Commission of intention to mandatory label certain meats

Ireland notifies Commission of intention to mandatory label certain meats

The Government has notified the European Commission of its intention to adopt national measures to cover mandatory origin labelling of fresh,...

October 17, 2016

Ireland produced 20,000t more meat in 2015 than it did in 2014

Ireland produced 20,000t more meat in 2015 than it did in 2014

Ireland produced 1.3m tonnes of meat in 2015, a 20,000t increase in supply compared to 2014, new figures from the...

July 28, 2016

China to increase pork imports by 30% in 2016 – Rabobank

China to increase pork imports by 30% in 2016 – Rabobank

China is expected to increase its pork imports by 30% this year in order to cover the supply gap in...

July 10, 2016

Effects of Russian ban still keenly felt by farmers – Minister Creed

Effects of Russian ban still keenly felt by farmers – Minister Creed

The effects of the Russian ban on agriculture products are still being keenly felt by farmers, the Minister for Agriculture,...

June 19, 2016