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Food and drink exports top pre-pandemic levels

Food and drink exports top pre-pandemic levels

UK food and drink exports with non-EU countries have soared above pre-pandemic levels for the first time, according to new...

June 1, 2022

25m tonnes of maize still in Ukrainian feed stores

25m tonnes of maize still in Ukrainian feed stores

It has been estimated that up to 25 million tonnes of maize remains in Ukrainian feed stores. This is crop...

May 17, 2022

British vets warn delaying import checks could lead to ASF threat

British vets warn delaying import checks could lead to ASF threat

British vets have warned that delaying import checks on animals and animal products entering the UK could have serious implications...

April 28, 2022

Minister Edwin Poots responds to EU audit report

Minister Edwin Poots responds to EU audit report

Last week an EU audit report, assessing the system of controls in place for animals entering Northern Ireland, was submitted...

February 1, 2022

71% fall in UK imports of Irish sheepmeat in March

71% fall in UK imports of Irish sheepmeat in March

The UK recorded a drop of 71% year-on-year for March in the amount of sheepmeat imported from Ireland, the Agriculture...

May 24, 2021

Shipments of Irish sheepmeat to the UK fall again

Shipments of Irish sheepmeat to the UK fall again

Similar to what was seen in January of this year, shipments of Irish sheepmeat to the UK have fallen once...

April 18, 2021

56% decline in shipments of Irish sheepmeat to the UK in January 2021

56% decline in shipments of Irish sheepmeat to the UK in January 2021

Imports of Irish sheepmeat to the UK fell by 56% in January of this year, with overall imports of fresh...

March 25, 2021

Largest shipment of UK grain this year sets sail

Largest shipment of UK grain this year sets sail

This month will see the largest shipment of UK grain exported this season from Bristol Port. 64,000t of barley is...

November 27, 2019

Ontario…supplying consumers both at home and abroad

Ontario…supplying consumers both at home and abroad

Reporting from Ontario, Canada. Having just landed in Ontario, to learn about a country that exports a large amount of...

July 25, 2019

Better origin labelling laws called for, as level of import checks criticised

Better origin labelling laws called for, as level of import checks criticised

Calls for improved origin labelling laws have been made by the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU), amid criticism over the level...

July 28, 2017

Spanish market ‘may demand more barley imports after dry season’

Spanish market ‘may demand more barley imports after dry season’

There is the potential for increased demand for barley in the Spanish market after dryness was experienced across key growing...

July 5, 2017

US and China drive value of EU agri-food exports to record high in 2016

US and China drive value of EU agri-food exports to record high in 2016

The annual value of EU agri-food exports in 2016 reached a new record level with total exports reaching €130.7 billion,...

February 24, 2017

EU agri-food exports increase 2.1% year-on-year

EU agri-food exports increase 2.1% year-on-year

The value of EU agri-food exports for the 12-month period from July 2015 to June 2016 amounted to just over...

August 19, 2016

Chinese dairy imports hit by online retailer clampdown

Chinese dairy imports hit by online retailer clampdown

Efforts to crack down on China’s cross-border online selling platforms has led to confusion in the trade of dairy products...

April 22, 2016

Food and live animal exports up 8% on January 2015

Food and live animal exports up 8% on January 2015

Exports of food and live animals in January 2016 increased by €52m (+8%) to €705m when compared January 2015, the latest...

March 17, 2016

Chinese sheepmeat imports drop 22%, falling demand to blame

Chinese sheepmeat imports drop 22%, falling demand to blame

Chinese sheepmeat imports in the first nine months of 2015 have fallen 22%, following the trend that began in the...

October 28, 2015

US government forecasts its beef imports will fall in 2016

US government forecasts its beef imports will fall in 2016

Latest forecasts from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) show that US beef and veal imports look set to fall...

August 31, 2015

Sheep imports down 50% – impact of labelling rules and exchange rates

Sheep imports down 50% – impact of labelling rules and exchange rates

Imports of live sheep to Ireland have fallen by more than half in the first four months of 2015, according to the...

June 26, 2015