Sheepmeat

Protocols signed for sheepmeat and breeding pig access to China

Protocols signed for sheepmeat and breeding pig access to China

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has announced that “significant advances” have been made in gaining access...

September 18, 2021

Internal review ordered by DAFM following sheepmeat mislabelling error

Internal review ordered by DAFM following sheepmeat mislabelling error

An “administrative error in the lairaige-intake process” led to the mislabelling of sheepmeat from the UK as being Irish in...

September 16, 2021

71% fall in UK imports of Irish sheepmeat in March

71% fall in UK imports of Irish sheepmeat in March

The UK recorded a drop of 71% year-on-year for March in the amount of sheepmeat imported from Ireland, the Agriculture...

May 24, 2021

Shipments of Irish sheepmeat to the UK fall again

Shipments of Irish sheepmeat to the UK fall again

Similar to what was seen in January of this year, shipments of Irish sheepmeat to the UK have fallen once...

April 18, 2021

Decline in EU sheepmeat production seen in 2020

Decline in EU sheepmeat production seen in 2020

Sheepmeat production in the EU for 2020 saw an overall decrease of 4% (-16,000t) on 2019 levels, according to the...

April 1, 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

56% decline in shipments of Irish sheepmeat to the UK in January 2021

56% decline in shipments of Irish sheepmeat to the UK in January 2021

Imports of Irish sheepmeat to the UK fell by 56% in January of this year, with overall imports of fresh...

March 25, 2021

Covid-19 affecting sheep prices massively in New Zealand

Covid-19 affecting sheep prices massively in New Zealand

The coronavirus – or Covid-19 as it is also known as – seems to be playing havoc on sheep exports...

March 10, 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

Retail sales show consumers increased love for lamb in the UK – AHDB

Retail sales show consumers increased love for lamb in the UK – AHDB

Retail sales show consumers increased love for lamb in the UK, according to the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB)....

September 15, 2019

Sheepmeat access top of the agenda for Creed in Japan

Sheepmeat access top of the agenda for Creed in Japan

From Tokyo, Japan Access for Irish sheepmeat to the Japanese market will be a key priority for Minister for Agriculture,...

June 11, 2019

Creed: ‘Sheepmeat a keen focus in Far East trade mission’

Creed: ‘Sheepmeat a keen focus in Far East trade mission’

Sheepmeat exports will be a “keen focus” for the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine as he prepares to...

June 7, 2019

‘Americans want grain-fed beef’ – US agri-trade official

‘Americans want grain-fed beef’ – US agri-trade official

When it comes to beef consumption in the US, Americans predominantly want grain-fed cuts, the US Under Secretary for Trade...

September 27, 2018

Sheepmeat access to China: ‘Focus on one product at a time’

Sheepmeat access to China: ‘Focus on one product at a time’

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, admitted that sheepmeat access for Irish exports to the Chinese...

May 14, 2018

Chinese market access for Irish sheepmeat next on the agenda

Chinese market access for Irish sheepmeat next on the agenda

Access to the Chinese market for Irish sheepmeat exports is next on the agenda, according to the Minister for Agriculture,...

April 23, 2018

Sheep farmers produced more for less in 2017

Sheep farmers produced more for less in 2017

The value of output produced from the Irish sheep sector is estimated to have reached €262.6 million in 2017 –...

March 12, 2018

Value and volume of Irish sheepmeat exports climb in 2017

Value and volume of Irish sheepmeat exports climb in 2017

The volume and value of Irish sheepmeat exports grew by 14% and 12% respectively in 2017, according to Bord Bia’s...

January 6, 2018

Traceability regime blocking sheepmeat access to Japan

Traceability regime blocking sheepmeat access to Japan

Irish sheepmeat is unlikely to gain access to the Japanese market without electronic tagging, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the...

November 17, 2017