The ABP Group, one of Europe’s largest beef processing businesses, is headquartered in Ardee, Co Louth, and has operating plants in Ireland, the UK, Poland, the Netherlands, Denmark, Austria and Spain

Silverbirch Investments SA, a Luxembourg company associated with Larry Goodman’s ABP group, increased its size to €262 million, from €159 million, du(...)

RTÉ’s Bryan Dobson, the Reputations Agency’s Catherine Walsh, the Business Journalists’ Association of Ireland’s Sarah McCabe and Dublin Simon Community’s Mary Murray launching the 15th annual quiz, in aid of Dublin Simon Community. Photograph: conor healy

What is the highest possible break in snooker? (No, it’s not 147.) What is, when calculated via its share price, the most valuable company on the I(...)

Bord Bia and six of the State’s biggest meat exporters are exhibiting their culinary wares at a major food trade fair in Lyon, the gastro capital of F(...)

Livestock farmers at the start of a 48-hour protest about the price of beef to farmers outside Kepak in Clonee, Co Meath, last weekend. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

CONOR POPE, Consumer Affairs CorrespondentIt would be easy - and maybe even understandable - for most Irish consumers outside of the farming community(...)

Starbucks takeaway cups at a Starbucks in central London, as the coffee shop chain announced it is moving its European headquarters from the Netherlands to the UK following a row over tax avoidance. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Starbucks, the world’s biggest coffee chain, will move its European head office to London from Amsterdam, increasing the amount of tax it pays (...)

Irish company ABP is suing a Polish supplier, Food Services, for allegedly breaching the terms of its contract with its Silvercrest subsidiary, claims the Polish company denies. Photograph: PA

Ireland’s Department of Agriculture was quick to shift the blame. Within weeks of the revelations in January 2013 that low-cost burgers sold as 100 pe(...)

APB Food chief executive Paul Finnerty: “There was a suggestion that we were guilty until proven innocent.  Photograph: Eric Luke

It’s fair to say that ABP Food Group does not court publicity. Before the horse meat scandal, the average man on the street would have been hardpresse(...)

Caroline Keeling photographed in the Pepper Glass House at Keelings in Co Dublin. The company won the branding award at this evening’s Bord Bia food awards. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Nine Irish food companies were recognised for their achievements and contributions to the food industry, at the Bord Bia Food and Drink Awards at the (...)

Qatar will be the trade mission’s first port of call.

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney will lead Ireland’s biggest ever trade mission to the Gulf region when he leaves for Qatar tomorrow. Some 40 fo(...)