Food

UN: Food and fertiliser from Russia must return to world markets

UN: Food and fertiliser from Russia must return to world markets

The United Nations (UN) has said that food and fertiliser produced by Russia and Belarus must return to world markets...

May 19, 2022

Experts warn that ‘excessive’ commodity speculation threatens food security

Experts warn that ‘excessive’ commodity speculation threatens food security

World leading food systems experts are today (Friday, May 6) warning “underlying rigidities, weaknesses and flaws in global food systems”...

May 6, 2022

Report: Acute food insecurity growing at ‘alarming rate’

Report: Acute food insecurity growing at ‘alarming rate’

The number of people facing acute food insecurity and requiring urgent life-saving help is growing at an “alarming rate”, according...

May 4, 2022

UN Food Price Index hit record high in February

UN Food Price Index hit record high in February

The global benchmark for food prices hit a record hit in February, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of...

March 7, 2022

UFU fully supports Kendall review of farming and food sectors

UFU fully supports Kendall review of farming and food sectors

The Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) is fully supporting the work to be undertaken by the Farming and Food Review Group,...

June 21, 2021

Webinar to focus on connecting the public to local food

Webinar to focus on connecting the public to local food

Connecting the public to local food could be the key to building more efficient and robust food supply chains and...

November 7, 2020

‘Food standards are a deal-breaker for consumers’ – Which?

‘Food standards are a deal-breaker for consumers’ – Which?

British consumers have sent a clear message about upholding food standards to MPs ahead of a crunch vote that could...

October 7, 2020

GMIT supports female food entrepreneurs across Europe

GMIT supports female food entrepreneurs across Europe

Galway Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) has become a key driver in conducting research and producing resources aimed at boosting...

December 31, 2019

Harvard research suggests afforestation could slow climate change clock

Harvard research suggests afforestation could slow climate change clock

New research from Harvard University in the US demonstrates that the UK would be able to sustain itself and help...

April 14, 2019

BRC confirms highest food inflation rate in over five years

BRC confirms highest food inflation rate in over five years

Figures published by the British Retail Consortium (BRC) confirm that food inflation accelerated in March to 2.5%, up from 1.6%...

April 12, 2019

Farming and food will help reconcile the UK after Brexit

Farming and food will help reconcile the UK after Brexit

The farming and food sectors will drive the reconciliation that will be required to re-unite all parts of the UK...

April 12, 2019

It really is time to support home-grown produce

It really is time to support home-grown produce

I am aware of the ongoing debate within the fresh produce sector as to what proportion of the monies coming...

December 24, 2018

EU report to tackle unfair trading practices in the food chain

EU report to tackle unfair trading practices in the food chain

Copa and Cogeca is supporting the European Parliament’s draft report on the EU Commission’s plan to fight unfair trading practices...

July 1, 2018

Food industry in Northern Ireland responds to general election call

Food industry in Northern Ireland responds to general election call

The food industry in Northern Ireland has responded to the general election call in the UK, which will take place...

April 23, 2017

Hogan launches consultation on the future of the CAP

Hogan launches consultation on the future of the CAP

A three-month consultation on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) was launched today by the European Commissioner for...

February 2, 2017

Leaflets on how we can eat less meat could be handed out in supermarkets

Leaflets on how we can eat less meat could be handed out in supermarkets

As part of a new research project to increase the consumption of vegetables, leaflets on how consumers can eat less...

January 25, 2017

Funding applications for food projects in the North available from tomorrow

Funding applications for food projects in the North available from tomorrow

Applications for funding for projects aimed at raising the profile of quality regional food in the North will be accepted...

January 19, 2017

ICSA highlights impact on agriculture of potential hike in diesel prices

ICSA highlights impact on agriculture of potential hike in diesel prices

Finance Minister Michael Noonan should immediately dispel any thoughts of increasing the duty on diesel fuel in the upcoming budget,...

September 3, 2016