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Greencore CEO Patrick Coveney on how the UK food-to-go supplier will bounce back - the just-food interview 22 May 2020

UK supplier Greencore, with its major food-to-go business, has seen Covid-19 hammer sales in recent weeks. Chief executive Patrick Coveney believes the company can emerge stronger.


Mr Crumb co-founder Jason Coyle on reinventing stuffing - the bitesize interview 10 Feb 2020

Andy Coyne talks to Jason Coyle, co-founder of Ireland-based stuffing business Mr Crumb, about export opportunities and the appeal of the foodservice category.


Fulfil CEO Brian O'Sullivan on Hershey's investment, Brexit and the Irish snack-bar firm's ambitions - interview 2 Sep 2019

Ireland-based healthy snack bar brand Fulfil has just secured investment from US confectioner Hershey. Simon Harvey talks with chief executive Brian O'Sullivan.


Greencore CEO Patrick Coveney on leaving US market and focusing on UK - the just-food interview, part one 13 Nov 2018

In the first of a two-part interview, Greencore CEO Patrick Coveney talks to Dean Best about the private-label manufacturer's decision to quit the US and focus on the UK market.


How food start-ups can stand out from crowd and catch an investor's eye 29 Oct 2018

Large numbers of investors, with deep pockets, are keen to invest in the right food start-up venture, John Stapleton writes.

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Dawn Meats plant in Ireland supplying McDonald's to reopen 21 May 2020

Dawn Meats said its beef patty plant in County Waterford, Ireland, which supplies fast-food chain McDonald's across Europe, is set to reopen. 


Covid-19 - Greencore says early H2 sales down 40% 19 May 2020

Greencore, the Ireland-based manufacturer that is one of the largest private-label suppliers in the UK, has provided details on how Covid-19 has affected sales in recent weeks.


Irish meat plants Covid-19 cases exceed 500 13 May 2020

Ireland's Department of Health has revealed the number of positive Covid-19 cases emanating from the country's meat processing plants.


Ireland's M&M Walshe becomes Eight Fifty Food Group's first acquisition 12 May 2020

Eight Fifty Food Group, the UK-based meat and seafood group created last year through M&A, has made its first purchase.


Snack maker Fulfil to see chief executive Brian O'Sullivan exit 5 May 2020

Fulfil Nutrition has announced its chief executive will be leaving the Ireland-based nutrition snack bar maker.


Ireland has "six clusters" of Covid-19 in meat plants, government signals 4 May 2020

Ireland has a number of "clusters" of Covid-19 in meat factories, a senior government minister has signalled.


Covid-19 - Staff hit at Irish pork supplier Rosderra 4 May 2020

Ireland-based pork supplier Rosderra Irish Meats Group has seen dozens of staff test positive for the novel coronavirus, according to a senior member of the Irish parliament.


Kerry Group withdraws outlook as Covid-19 has mixed business impact 30 Apr 2020

Ireland-based Kerry Group has detailed the impact of coronavirus on the Richmond sausages owner's business in the first quarter.


Glanbia pulls financial guidance due to volatile trading from Covid-19 22 Apr 2020

Glanbia has pulled its financial guidance for the year as the Ireland-based dairy and sports nutrition business said Covid-19 caused volatile trading conditions.


Greencore installs Emma Hynes as CFO ahead of Eoin Tonge's departure 24 Mar 2020

Greencore has announced the appointment of a new CFO as existing finance chief Eoin Tonge is set to leave in May to join retailer Marks and Spencer.

Latest blogs

The Irish Dairy Board unveils logo for new name 31 Mar 2015

Timed to coincide with the end of EU quotas on dairy production today (31 March), Irish co-operative The Irish Dairy Board has published the logo for its new corporate name, Ornua.


Tesco, Nestle, Kerry head to Dublin to talk sustainability 26 Sep 2013

Key food industry manufacturers and retailers are in the Irish capital today (26 September) to discuss the necessity of developing sustainable food practices.