Retailers

Under-pressure growers reluctant to chair farm org committee

Under-pressure growers reluctant to chair farm org committee

Fruit and vegetable growers, who are members of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) Horticulture Committee, are said to be reluctant...

June 9, 2022

Call for government and retailers to heed comments of President Higgins

Call for government and retailers to heed comments of President Higgins

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has said that retailers and the government should listen to the comments made by President...

June 3, 2022

Kantar: Households face €330 price increase on annual grocery bill

Kantar: Households face €330 price increase on annual grocery bill

The average household is facing a €330 price increase on their annual grocery bill, with 23% now saying they are struggling...

May 3, 2022

Horticulture report outlines intense pressure on domestic producers

Horticulture report outlines intense pressure on domestic producers

A new horticulture report launched by the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) this week (March 2022), has detailed how trends in...

March 23, 2022

ICMSA: Food supply chain authority must ban below-cost selling

ICMSA: Food supply chain authority must ban below-cost selling

Banning the below-cost selling of food by retailers must top the agenda of a new statutory body, according to the...

March 23, 2022

Claim discount retailers have biggest negative impact on producer price

Claim discount retailers have biggest negative impact on producer price

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has claimed that discount retailers, Lidl and Aldi, have had “the biggest negative impact” on...

March 3, 2022

McConalogue: ‘I don’t think retailers should be selling below cost’

McConalogue: ‘I don’t think retailers should be selling below cost’

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has expressed his opposition to retailers in Ireland selling Irish agri-food...

February 14, 2022

IFA pig and poultry members to renew retailer protests

IFA pig and poultry members to renew retailer protests

Pig and poultry members of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) will renew their protests at retailers in two counties today...

February 14, 2022

Retailers ‘must prove they have listened to farmers’

Retailers ‘must prove they have listened to farmers’

Retailers of Irish agricultural produce within Ireland “must prove” that they have listened to Irish farmers by engaging with their...

February 13, 2022

Claim that pressure on horticulture will cause shortage of Irish veg

Claim that pressure on horticulture will cause shortage of Irish veg

Rising costs in the horticulture sector will lead to a shortage of Irish vegetables on supermarket shelves this season, according...

February 8, 2022

Farmers demand retailers stop using food as loss leader

Farmers demand retailers stop using food as loss leader

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) is set to meet with more retailers as it calls on the sector to stop...

February 7, 2022

Retailers urged to support potato sector and avoid food waste

Retailers urged to support potato sector and avoid food waste

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has called on all retailers to recognise the work of potato farmers and to consider...

December 9, 2020

Farmers ‘need to see more return from 15% rise’ in retail beef sales

Farmers ‘need to see more return from 15% rise’ in retail beef sales

There needs to be a stronger “kick on” in beef prices based on the latest positive news of increased sales...

May 11, 2020

UK farm leader aggrieved over ‘domination’ of Irish beef on British shelves

UK farm leader aggrieved over ‘domination’ of Irish beef on British shelves

The president of the UK’s leading farm organisation has taken a swipe at what she says is the “domination” of...

April 30, 2020

March ‘the biggest month of grocery sales ever recorded’

March ‘the biggest month of grocery sales ever recorded’

The Irish grocery market experienced its busiest ever period over the 12 weeks to Monday, March 22 – increasing year-on-year...

April 6, 2020

Video: ‘QPS rules not as cut and dried as we’re led to believe’ – farm bodies react to taskforce

Video: ‘QPS rules not as cut and dried as we’re led to believe’ – farm bodies react to taskforce

The second meeting of the Beef Market Taskforce came to an end earlier this evening, which saw discussions on a...

January 9, 2020

2019 a ‘stressful and traumatising year’ for beef farmers – McGrath

2019 a ‘stressful and traumatising year’ for beef farmers – McGrath

An independent TD is urging Minister Michael Creed and his department to “adopt a firm approach” in dealing with retailers...

December 30, 2019

More retailers on board for taskforce meeting – Beef Plan

More retailers on board for taskforce meeting – Beef Plan

The Beef Plan Movement has welcomed commitments from a number of retailers to attend the next sitting of the Beef...

December 16, 2019