Agri-Business

Farm incomes forecast to increase by 10% next year

Farm incomes forecast to increase by 10% next year

Farm incomes are set to increase by 10 per cent ext year. This will be one of the key take home...

December 9, 2013

Keenan hails Japanese visit a success

Keenan hails Japanese visit a success

Keenan, one of Ireland’s leading farming solutions company, has hailed the recent Japanese visit by Taoiseach, Enda Kenny along with...

December 8, 2013

UFU concerns that Polish beef imports will drive down local beef prices

UFU concerns that Polish beef imports will drive down local beef prices

The View from Northern Ireland: Ulster Farmers’ Union beef and lamb chairman Robert Davidson has raised concerns over reports of an...

December 6, 2013

It’s been a good week for farmers

It’s been a good week for farmers

COMMENT: Monday of this week saw Department of Agriculture officials in Dublin confirming that the second tranche of single farm...

December 5, 2013

China – food exporting opportunities abound

China – food exporting opportunities abound

A Chinese economist based in Ireland has told AgriLand that China will remain a country of great opportunity for Irish...

December 5, 2013

GIIL welcomes Wexford shareholder endorsement

GIIL welcomes Wexford shareholder endorsement

Glanbia Ingredients Ireland Limited (GIIL) has welcomed the outcome of the vote held at the special general meeting of  Wexford...

December 4, 2013

New head of HR for Lakeland Dairies

New head of HR for Lakeland Dairies

Major cross-border dairy processing co-operative Lakeland Dairies has appointed Tadhg O’Halloran head of group human resources.  He will lead the...

December 4, 2013

GIIL takeover positive for WMP – chairman

GIIL takeover positive for WMP – chairman

It came down to the wire. Wexford Milk Producers (WMP) voted in favour last night, 57 per cent in favour...

December 4, 2013

FDII launch guide to new food labelling rules

FDII launch guide to new food labelling rules

Food and Drink Industry Ireland (FDII), the Ibec group that represents the food industry, today launched a practical industry guide...

December 3, 2013

‘High level of discretion for Ireland’s roll out of CAP, RDP’

‘High level of discretion for Ireland’s roll out of CAP, RDP’

Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) Reform 2014-2020 and Ireland’s next Rural Development Plan was discussed today at the Oireachtas Joint Committee...

December 3, 2013

Food labelling changes under way

Food labelling changes under way

Food and Drink Industry Ireland (FDII) are today hosting an agri-food labelling seminar in Citywest Hotel, Saggart, Dublin. The event...

December 3, 2013

Vote on GIIL’s Wexford Creamery bid takes place today

Vote on GIIL’s Wexford Creamery bid takes place today

The decision on whether Glanbia Ingredients Ireland Ltd (GIIL) can secure Wexford Milk Producers (WMP) to sell their processing plants...

December 3, 2013

Let’s talk turkeys

Let’s talk turkeys

SuperValu, one of Ireland’s leading community supermarkets, is expected to sell €3.3m worth of Irish whole turkeys over Christmas period....

December 2, 2013

Ireland’s shoguns on a Japanese mission

Ireland’s shoguns on a Japanese mission

The Irish food industry turns its attention to Japan this week as Bord Bia and more than 25 food industry...

December 2, 2013

Santa’s Insomnia

Santa’s Insomnia

A stop off at Ireland’s coffee success story Insomnia should keep Santa going through Christmas Eve. Insomnia continues to build...

December 2, 2013

Ireland set to blossom in Japan

Ireland set to blossom in Japan

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney will lead a trade mission to Japan next week with high expectations...

November 30, 2013

‘If we fail on food we fail on everything’

‘If we fail on food we fail on everything’

“The global food system is entering uncharted waters and action is needed on all fronts.” This was a key message...

November 29, 2013

Great connections at Glanbia, O2 contract sealed

Great connections at Glanbia, O2 contract sealed

The agri-business division of Glanbia, the global performance nutrition and ingredients group, has signed a hosted unified communications deal with...

November 29, 2013