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Tesco sets sights on 300% increase in sales of plant-based ‘fake’ meat

Tesco sets sights on 300% increase in sales of plant-based ‘fake’ meat

Tesco UK, one of the largest buyers of Irish beef, has announced its intentions to increase sales of plant-based meat alternatives...

March 11, 2021

Northern Ireland food company secures £250k deal with supermarkets

Northern Ireland food company secures £250k deal with supermarkets

Northern Ireland food company White’s Oats has secured a new contract with supermarkets Tesco and Sainsbury’s Northern Ireland for its...

December 2, 2020

Arrabawn to lose major liquid milk contract

Arrabawn to lose major liquid milk contract

Arrabawn is set to lose a liquid milk contract with one of its major customers, AgriLand understands. Industry sources have...

October 9, 2020

Tesco extends fast-track payment terms for smaller suppliers until 2021

Tesco extends fast-track payment terms for smaller suppliers until 2021

Tesco Ireland has announced it is extending its amended payment terms for its smaller suppliers until Sunday, January 31, 2021....

August 1, 2020

Alleged Tesco UK demand for suppliers to drop prices ‘a disgrace’

Alleged Tesco UK demand for suppliers to drop prices ‘a disgrace’

An alleged move by Tesco UK to demand suppliers drop their prices has been described as “disgraceful” by the Irish...

July 8, 2020

Surging discounted steak sales: ‘I’m at a loss to work out how it works for us farmers’

Surging discounted steak sales: ‘I’m at a loss to work out how it works for us farmers’

An announcement that the sales of steaks in Tesco outlets have “rocketed” by 40% during the Covid-19 lockdown has been...

July 1, 2020

Selling beef steaks at discount deemed a ‘major success’ by Tesco

Selling beef steaks at discount deemed a ‘major success’ by Tesco

Tesco has described a move to buy steaks “destined for now shut high-street restaurants” as a “major success with shoppers”....

June 30, 2020

Country Crest and Tesco confirm €62.5 million vegetable contract

Country Crest and Tesco confirm €62.5 million vegetable contract

Country Crest and Tesco Ireland confirmed the supply of potatoes, onions and sweet potatoes to all Tesco stores nationwide and for...

April 14, 2020

Tesco beef move welcome but ‘should apply in UK and across food lines’ – IFA

Tesco beef move welcome but ‘should apply in UK and across food lines’ – IFA

The move by Tesco to pay its processor suppliers the same price for beef for the next three months has...

April 2, 2020

Tesco beef price hold lauded with calls on other retailers to follow suit

Tesco beef price hold lauded with calls on other retailers to follow suit

Tesco Ireland’s move to maintain its beef price to processors until June has been welcomed by the Irish Cattle and...

April 2, 2020

Tesco pledges to maintain its current beef price until June

Tesco pledges to maintain its current beef price until June

Tesco Ireland has confirmed that it will maintain the same price it is paying for beef up to June 2020,...

April 1, 2020

Tesco changes payment terms for small Irish suppliers

Tesco changes payment terms for small Irish suppliers

Tesco Ireland is temporarily changing its payment terms to ensure that small, local suppliers get paid as quickly as possible...

March 23, 2020

Tesco ‘temporarily closes’ fresh meat counters

Tesco ‘temporarily closes’ fresh meat counters

Tesco has moved to temporarily close its fresh meat counters during an “unprecedented busy time” for the retailer amid panic...

March 13, 2020

Tesco to attend next Beef Taskforce meeting

Tesco to attend next Beef Taskforce meeting

Tesco has accepted an invitation from the Beef Market Taskforce and will appear at the next meeting of the taskforce...

December 16, 2019

Tesco ‘cannot wash its hands’ of below-cost prices for farmers – ICSA

Tesco ‘cannot wash its hands’ of below-cost prices for farmers – ICSA

Tesco “cannot wash its hands” of the issue of farmers working for below the cost of production, according to the...

December 9, 2019

Customer price for beef ‘not related to price farmers receive’ – Tesco

Customer price for beef ‘not related to price farmers receive’ – Tesco

Tesco Ireland has issued a response to the Irish Farmers’ Association’s (IFA’s) ongoing 12-hour blockade of its central distribution centre...

December 9, 2019

Retailers ‘have gotten away pretty much scot-free’ in beef chain – Healy

Retailers ‘have gotten away pretty much scot-free’ in beef chain – Healy

Additional reporting by Sylvester Phelan Retailers have up to now gotten away “pretty much scot-free” in the “dysfunctional” beef food...

December 9, 2019

Farmers For Action calls for Tesco boycott over vegan ad campaign

Farmers For Action calls for Tesco boycott over vegan ad campaign

Agricultural lobby group Farmers For Action has backed calls urging shoppers and farming families to boycott Tesco. The retailer’s latest...

October 30, 2019