Supermarkets

Supermarkets urged to consider bonus payments to food suppliers

Supermarkets urged to consider bonus payments to food suppliers

The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) has urged supermarkets to consider giving a Christmas bonus payment to primary food...

November 11, 2020

Online food sales soar while take-home grocery sales rise 17.2%

Online food sales soar while take-home grocery sales rise 17.2%

Take-home grocery sales in Ireland increased by 17.2% in the 12 weeks to Sunday, April 19, as shoppers adjusted to...

May 5, 2020

5 Irish dairy products make Aldi’s top 20 items now filling trolleys

5 Irish dairy products make Aldi’s top 20 items now filling trolleys

Aldi Ireland has released a list of its top 20 selling products over the last three-week period – with Irish...

April 9, 2020

Supermarkets must justify beef specifications – Naughten

Supermarkets must justify beef specifications – Naughten

Supermarkets must justify beef specifications that are being laid down for farmers, according to independent TD Denis Naughten. Speaking on...

August 8, 2019

‘An important first step’: Flanagan reacts to retail regulation directive

‘An important first step’: Flanagan reacts to retail regulation directive

EU Commissioner for Agriculture, Phil Hogan’s retail regulation directive on unfair trading practices in the food chain has been described...

April 13, 2018

‘Progress on EU retail regulation is only a first step’ – Healy

‘Progress on EU retail regulation is only a first step’ – Healy

Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) president Joe Healy will offer his view on the latest European Commission proposal on retail regulation when...

April 12, 2018

Commission trade announcement hailed as ‘a positive first step’

Commission trade announcement hailed as ‘a positive first step’

The EU Commission’s announcement this morning that it is to ban a series of unfair trade practices identified in the...

April 12, 2018

EU Commission’s plan to outlaw unfair trade practices unveiled

EU Commission’s plan to outlaw unfair trade practices unveiled

The European Commission has proposed to ban the “most damaging” unfair trading practices in the food supply chain to ensure...

April 12, 2018

Is Hogan about to really clamp down on the supermarkets?

Is Hogan about to really clamp down on the supermarkets?

Fine Gael Member of the European Parliament (MEP), Sean Kelly, seems confident that the EU’s Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural...

March 19, 2018

Shoppers’ grocery spend jumps by almost €100 million in 3-month period

Shoppers’ grocery spend jumps by almost €100 million in 3-month period

Irish shoppers’ grocery spend in the three-month period ending on February 25 increased by €96 million in comparison to the...

March 12, 2018

Extra €90 million spent on groceries during the festive period

Extra €90 million spent on groceries during the festive period

An extra €90 million was spent on groceries during the recent festive period, according to the latest figures from Kantar...

January 15, 2018

Dunnes remains Ireland’s most popular supermarket

Dunnes remains Ireland’s most popular supermarket

Dunnes Stores remains Ireland’s most popular supermarket in the run up to the festive period, according to the latest grocery...

December 18, 2017

Consumers want to see farmers getting a fair crack of the whip

Consumers want to see farmers getting a fair crack of the whip

Irish consumers, north and south, are prepared to pay that little bit more for chicken that has been grown on...

November 7, 2017

Farmers’ group leads protest outside supermarkets in the midlands

Farmers’ group leads protest outside supermarkets in the midlands

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) is leading a protest outside a number of supermarkets in the midlands today, August 30....

August 30, 2017

Farmers ‘walk the line’ to see how their cattle square up

Farmers ‘walk the line’ to see how their cattle square up

Coleraine-based WD Meats hosted a ‘walk-the-line’ event for farmer-suppliers this week. The demonstration, which allowed the visitors to assess cattle...

June 3, 2017

Dunnes Stores retains position as Ireland’s most popular retailer

Dunnes Stores retains position as Ireland’s most popular retailer

Dunnes Stores has retained its position as Ireland’s most popular retailer, the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel show. This is...

March 13, 2017

‘Supermarkets need to support poultry farmers’

‘Supermarkets need to support poultry farmers’

Supermarkets need to support ‘free range’ poultry farmers, according to the Chairman of the IFA Poultry Committee Nigel Renaghan. The ‘free...

February 21, 2017

New labelling system being considered to protect ‘free range’ status of eggs

New labelling system being considered to protect ‘free range’ status of eggs

A new labelling system is being considered to protect the ‘free range’ status of eggs, according to Minister of State...

February 18, 2017