Under the SBCI initiative,  banks can offer loans at discounted rates for periods of between two and 10 years

(...) loan product tailored specifically for SMEs in the agribusiness sector. The SBCI has said the next(...)

Origin has reached agreement to acquire the Romanian agri-service firms Redoxim and Comfert for a combined €54.4 million

The Irish-listed agri-services group Origin Enterprises has announced the disposal of its 32 per cent stake in Valeo Foods to CapVest Partners in an €(...)

Bank of Ireland received more than 34,000 business banking credit applications in the first half of the year. Photograph: Frank Miller

(...) agri-business, retail, hospitality, property and motor sectors. “Business owners are regaining the(...)

Dairy cows in a row

Northern Ireland’s oldest diary, Ballyrashane Creamery in Coleraine, a co-operative owned by local farmers has agreed to merge with the Town of Monagh(...)

Cork-based Mervue was set up in 1986 by Martin Beirne (above) and business partner Denis Twomey

(...) agribusiness. We’re known for the quality of our products, be it milk, beef and so on, and the fact that we(...)

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney: Calls for an urgent increase in the EU intervention price for milk to avert a full-blown crisis in rural Ireland. Photograph: Darragh Kane.

Irish dairy farmers are bracing themselves for further falls in milk prices amid fears the current market slump may drive many out of the industry. T(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said it was an “absolute red line” that the corporation tax rate did not go beyond 12.5 per cent.

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said his “mantra” for budgets is that they should be “economically smart and socially just”. He said personal (...)

If Monsanto does not merge with Syngenta, its may seek alternative ways to help expand its portfolio of herbicides and agricultural chemicals

Any hostile bid by Monsanto for Swiss rival Syngenta is some way off, the US seed company’s president and chief operating officer has adding he was f(...)

Accounts for the National Ploughing Association for the year to the end of January 2015, show after-tax profits jumped more than 20 per cent from €978,856 to €1.19 million.

The company that organises the National Ploughing Championships has accumulated more than €12 million in profits, following another bumper year last y(...)

Industry sources say Chinese processors are still working through stockpiles of imported milk powder, prized over domestic offerings due to past safety scares

New Zealand dairy exporter Fonterra is cutting jobs in an effort to shore up its cash flows as a slump in global dairy demand, particularly from Chin(...)