PGI Status

EU opens up PGI application for ‘Irish Grass Fed Beef’ to submissions

EU opens up PGI application for ‘Irish Grass Fed Beef’ to submissions

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, has today (Wednesday, December 8) welcomed the launch of the next...

December 8, 2021

International market for grass-fed beef to increase in value – LMC

International market for grass-fed beef to increase in value – LMC

According to Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) chief executive, Ian Stevenson, the international market for grass-fed beef is to increase...

December 3, 2021

Hopes rise for NI inclusion in ‘Irish Grass Fed Beef’ PGI

Hopes rise for NI inclusion in ‘Irish Grass Fed Beef’ PGI

Recent days have seen the European Commission indicating that it would actively facilitate Northern Ireland’s participation in the ‘Irish Grass...

May 27, 2021

Protocol has opened the door for all-island PGI beef status – McAleer

Protocol has opened the door for all-island PGI beef status – McAleer

Sinn Féin MLA Declan McAleer has welcomed confirmation that the EU Commission is supportive of the north being included in...

May 24, 2021

European Commission calls for Northern Ireland to be included in Irish PGI application

European Commission calls for Northern Ireland to be included in Irish PGI application

The European Commission called for the Irish Grass Fed Beef PGI application to be amended to include Northern Ireland before...

May 18, 2021

NI Agriculture Minister to seek PGI status for British Grass Fed Beef

NI Agriculture Minister to seek PGI status for British Grass Fed Beef

Northern Ireland’s Agriculture Minister has said he hopes to explore the potential of establishing PGI status for British Grass Fed...

May 12, 2021

Northern Ireland working to secure PGI status for ‘grass fed’ beef

Northern Ireland working to secure PGI status for ‘grass fed’ beef

Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) chief executive, Ian Stevenson, has confirmed that work is progressing to demonstrate that Northern Ireland’s...

April 6, 2021

Irish Beef PGI: Northern farmers advised to be ‘very vigilant’ to ensure NI is included

Irish Beef PGI: Northern farmers advised to be ‘very vigilant’ to ensure NI is included

Northern farmers will need to be vigilant that promised changes to the Republic’s PGI status for Irish Grass Fed Beef...

March 25, 2021

Irish Grass-Fed Beef PGI to include Northern Ireland in cover letter

Irish Grass-Fed Beef PGI to include Northern Ireland in cover letter

Northern Ireland could be included in a cover letter on the Republic of Ireland’s application for PGI status for Irish...

November 20, 2020

NI stakeholders warn of potential objection to Irish Grass-Fed Beef PGI

NI stakeholders warn of potential objection to Irish Grass-Fed Beef PGI

Northern Irish agricultural industry leaders have warned they could object to the Republic’s Grass-Fed PGI application should it persist in...

November 19, 2020

NI Agriculture Minister weighs in on Irish Beef PGI

NI Agriculture Minister weighs in on Irish Beef PGI

NI Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots has weighed in over concern Northern Irish farmers have been excluded from a new, proposed...

September 21, 2020

NI farmers warned All-Ireland PGI ‘may not be practical’

NI farmers warned All-Ireland PGI ‘may not be practical’

Officials are claiming it “may not be practical” to include Northern Ireland in plans for Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status...

September 18, 2020