Pork

How Irish is your ‘full Irish’? Hotel group commits to Irish breakfast produce

How Irish is your ‘full Irish’? Hotel group commits to Irish breakfast produce

With a focus on all things Irish this week, many will be surprised to know that there are no guarantees...

March 14, 2022

McDonald’s called on to ensure US suppliers move to crate-free pork production

McDonald’s called on to ensure US suppliers move to crate-free pork production

A shareholder in McDonald’s in the US has called on the company to ensure that all its US suppliers move...

February 22, 2022

Changes to zinc use in pig feed discussed at seminars

Changes to zinc use in pig feed discussed at seminars

“There will be challenges but also great opportunities in the coming months for Irish pig farmers, given the upcoming changes...

December 6, 2021

Danish pig industry committed to improving maternal lines

Danish pig industry committed to improving maternal lines

The Danish pig industry has made the fundamental decision to put the rearing ability of sows as its ‘number one’...

October 19, 2021

UK pork exports down £4 million for year so far

UK pork exports down £4 million for year so far

British government figures show the total value of UK pork exports has fallen by more than £4 million so far...

August 24, 2021

Chinese exports to leave from Cranswick’s NI plant in next 2 weeks

Chinese exports to leave from Cranswick’s NI plant in next 2 weeks

The first consignments of pork from Cranswick’s primary processing facility in Northern Ireland are expected to leave for China over...

December 3, 2020

French competition authority issues €93 million fine to ‘cartel’ in pork sector

French competition authority issues €93 million fine to ‘cartel’ in pork sector

The competition authority in France – the Autorite de la Concurrence – has fined 12 companies acting as a cartel...

July 27, 2020

Ukraine market opens for Irish beef and pork

Ukraine market opens for Irish beef and pork

The eastern European country of Ukraine will be accepting Irish beef and pork imports, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the...

April 4, 2019

Truly Irish: ‘Our farmers implement innovative techniques’

Truly Irish: ‘Our farmers implement innovative techniques’

Truly Irish Country Foods will showcase a new range of fresh and cured products for the foodservice sector as well as...

February 23, 2019

EU Commission will fund Irish pork and beef promotion in Asia

EU Commission will fund Irish pork and beef promotion in Asia

The European Union has earmarked over €3 million to help promote Irish pork and beef products in south-east Asia over...

November 5, 2018

Bord Bia to promote pork and beef in south-east Asia

Bord Bia to promote pork and beef in south-east Asia

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, today (Friday, November 2) welcomed the awarding by the EU Commission...

November 2, 2018

Bring on the bacon: Bloggers back Bord Bia for new pork initiative

Bring on the bacon: Bloggers back Bord Bia for new pork initiative

A new initiative promoting pork is set to be launched by Bord Bia at the end of August, using social...

August 16, 2018

We must convert the real potential of the Chinese market for Irish beef

We must convert the real potential of the Chinese market for Irish beef

Securing access to the Chinese market is a tremendous achievement for the Irish beef industry. But, in truth, it will...

April 22, 2018

Some reflections on the late, great, Robert Overend

Some reflections on the late, great, Robert Overend

The month of June 2017 was marked by the passing of Robert Overend. The Co. Derry man was an elite...

January 7, 2018

‘NI’s approval to export pork to China could be worth in excess of £10 million’

‘NI’s approval to export pork to China could be worth in excess of £10 million’

Northern Ireland’s final approval to export pork to China could be worth in excess of £10 million (€11 million) to the...

August 11, 2017

Efforts continue to secure Chinese access for pork produced in Northern Ireland

Efforts continue to secure Chinese access for pork produced in Northern Ireland

Cranswick CEO Adam Couch believes that every effort must be made to secure access to the Chinese market for pork...

May 11, 2017

‘Volume and price drivers of global pork industry are changing’

‘Volume and price drivers of global pork industry are changing’

The volume and price drivers of the global pork industry are changing, according to Rabobank’s Global Pork Quarterly report for...

April 26, 2017

Ireland hosts Vietnamese delegation, amid six-fold increase in food exports

Ireland hosts Vietnamese delegation, amid six-fold increase in food exports

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, together with the Minister of State in the Department, Andrew...

April 23, 2017