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Ireland sets up post-Brexit agri-food fund

4 Jan 2021

The Irish government has announced a scheme for the country's food-processing sector to support manufacturers in the wake of the UK's departure from the EU.

Ireland secures access for pigmeat exports to Mexico

13 May 2020

Ireland has secured access for its exports of pigmeat to a major market in Latin America, the country's government has announced.

Irish firms now better prepared for Brexit - but Bord Bia warns stockpiling bears risks

5 Jul 2019

Food and drink manufacturers in Ireland are holding more stock than they would otherwise as part of contingency plans for Brexit, but such measures come with a warning.

Irish food groups lay down targets under newly-formed Plastics Action Alliance

17 Apr 2019

Plastics Action Alliance, a newly-formed environmentally-friendly food group, has laid down specific targets to eliminate single-use plastics.

Sainsbury's-Asda merger – Ireland 'launches food sector risk assessment'

1 May 2018

The Irish government is said to be instigating a risk assessment of its food industry following the news UK supermarkets Sainsbury's and Asda are to merge.

Irish exporters enjoy another "record" year but Brexit remains "great unknown''

11 Jan 2018

Ireland's food and drink exporters enjoyed another unprecedented year in 2017, despite the uncertainty generated by Britain's vote to leave the European Union.

ABP, Fane appoint ex-Bord Bia chief Aidan Cotter to head JV

20 Mar 2017

Ireland's ABP Food Group and Fane Valley Group have appointed former Bord Bia CEO Aidan Cotter as chairman of their joint venture business. 

Irish food exports post record despite UK Brexit trade blow

12 Jan 2017

Irish agri-food and drink exports exceeded EUR11bn (US$11.7bn) for the first time in 2016, although the UK's vote for Brexit cut the value of trade by a potential EUR570m, according to latest figures released by Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board.

Brexit – Ireland calls for "coordinated approach" to UK's leave vote 

30 Jun 2016

Ireland’s minister for agriculture, food and the marine today called for a coordinated approach following the UK’s vote to leave the EU.

Brexit - Irish food export agency Bord Bia sounds warning

24 Jun 2016

The UK's departure from the EU "represents a significant challenge" to Ireland's agri-food industry, Bord Bia, the government agency that promotes the industry domestically and abroad, said this afternoon (24 June).

Ireland forecasts "mixed" 2016 for food, drink exports

13 Jan 2016

Ireland's food and drink exporters are to see a "mixed" year in 2016, Bord Bia, the government agency that promotes the industry domestically and abroad.

Bord Bia to set up Vietnam office - reports

7 Apr 2015

Irish trade mission Bord Bia is reportedly looking at establishing an office in Vietnam to boost dairy exports, following the lifting of EU milk quotas.

Irish food exports boosted by growth outside EU

14 Jan 2015

Markets outside the EU are driving the growth in Ireland's food and drink exports, according to data released today (14 January).

Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food last week

13 Jan 2014

Dairy led the headlines in our sector this week. Danone is to sue Fonterra over last year's botulism contamination saga, French dairy giant Lactalis has entered India with the acquisition of local firm Tirumala Milk Products and Saputo has told Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory's investors its offer for the Australian dairy processor is final.

IRL: Irish global food exports set to hit record EUR10bn

8 Jan 2014

Irish food and drink exports are set to hit a record EUR10bn (US$13bn) according to new figures released by Bord Bia.

DUBAI: Irish trade association Bord Bia opens Dubai office

29 Oct 2013

Ireland's food export agency Bord Bia has revealed plans to open an office in Dubai in a bid to support the doubling of exports to the Middle East.

IRELAND: Mars sounds cocoa sustainability warning

30 Sep 2013

Confectionery and food giant Mars Inc has said the chocolate industry will be "under pressure" by 2020 if the issue of depleting cocoa supplies is not addressed.

IRELAND: Irish food minister calls for global action on food security

30 Sep 2013

The global food industry faces "deadly serious challenges" with food production and security, Ireland's Minister for Agriculture, Food & The Marine, Simon Coveney has said.

IRELAND: Three Irish food makers create jobs

30 Sep 2013

Three Irish food companies are set to create a combined 134 jobs over the next three years.

IRELAND: PM Kenny calls on industry to do business sustainably

27 Sep 2013

Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny has called on the country's food and drink companies to "enhance" the sustainability of their supply chain.

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