Agri-Business

High fuel prices as trucker tax break under way

High fuel prices as trucker tax break under way

High fuel prices places Irish industries at a disadvantage in comparison with other European countries. This is according to Kildare...

July 1, 2013

New food labelling to tackle obesity

New food labelling to tackle obesity

A new front-of-pack food labelling that has the support of all the major supermarkets and a number of leading manufacturers...

July 1, 2013

Audit under way of Ireland’s food inspection system

Audit under way of Ireland’s food inspection system

UPDATE: Ireland’s entire food inspection system is under review and for the first time outside consultants are set to advise...

June 28, 2013

Aldi’s Sizzling steaks

Aldi’s Sizzling steaks

Last night the roof terrace at the trendy No Name Bar was the setting for Aldi’s Summer Steak Out, a...

June 28, 2013

No to Croatia, says export head

No to Croatia, says export head

Croatia joining the EU next Monday 1 July is not helpful at this point in time, according to the Irish...

June 28, 2013

Bord Bia -the future of frozen food

Bord Bia -the future of frozen food

Bord Bia: Time-poor consumers are looking for shortcuts but don’t want to compromise on taste or quality; more diverse foods...

June 28, 2013

25% increase in agri-food exports since 2003

25% increase in agri-food exports since 2003

The Irish Exporters Association (IEA) has this morning launched the 2013 edition of ‘Trade and Transport’, an up-to-date guide for examination...

June 26, 2013

Job losses at meat processing company

Job losses at meat processing company

More than 150 staff at three meat processing factories for Tulip have been told their jobs are at risk after the company...

June 25, 2013

Origin Green celebrates birthday

Origin Green celebrates birthday

Bord Bia’s Origin Green initiative is celebrating its first-year anniversary this week. Origin Green is a unique sustainability development programme...

June 24, 2013

Relish Ballymaloe

Relish Ballymaloe

AgriLand talks to Little Island-based Maxine Hyde of Ballymaloe Foods about the evolution of the Ballymaloe brand. Ballymaloe House is...

June 24, 2013

Agri-food leads in energy savings

Agri-food leads in energy savings

Agri-businesses Liffey Meats, Tescos, Carbery Group and Carton Bros are among 22 companies and organisations participating in energy efficient projects that...

June 19, 2013

Chicken price protests across supermarkets

Chicken price protests across supermarkets

Poultry, chicken and egg producers from across Ireland protested this afternoon at a number of major retail outlets in Dublin....

June 19, 2013

Glanbia purchases Wexford Creamery

Glanbia purchases Wexford Creamery

Glanbia GII is set to purchase Wexford Creamery, pending a favourable vote by Wexford Milk Producers shareholders and approval by...

June 18, 2013

Offaly’s Cuisine Royale Investigated

Offaly’s Cuisine Royale Investigated

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) claims Offaly-based Cuisine Royale supplied frozen bread to Australian supermarket chain Coles. It claims...

June 13, 2013

Agri-food HSE tender up for grabs

Agri-food HSE tender up for grabs

A mulitmillion agri-food tender has been issued by the Health Service Executive (HSE) for the supply and delivery of fresh...

June 13, 2013

A milking success – Dairymaster

A milking success – Dairymaster

Dairymaster CEO Dr Edmond Harty will represent Ireland at the Ernst & Young 2013 World Entrepreneur of the Year competition in Monte...

June 12, 2013

What it takes to be a thriving entrepreneur

What it takes to be a thriving entrepreneur

Under the auspices of Ireland’s Presidency of the EU Council, the EURO-SME 2013 Conference was officially opened in Dublin Castle...

June 11, 2013

Saba cooks to perfection

Saba cooks to perfection

Multi award-winning Thai and Vietnamese restaurant Saba continued its winning streak with a hat-trick at last night’s Irish Restaurant Awards....

June 11, 2013