Pepsi bottles sit on a conveyor belt at drinks company Britvic’s bottling plant in London. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Files/Reuters

Drinksmaker Britvic said its Irish business returned to growth in the year ended September 27th, but said poor weather hit its performance in the f(...)

Out Tuesday: Irish retail sales (Oct). Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
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MONDAY Results: GameStop; Mallinckrodt. Meetings: Brave Business Conference (Davenport Hotel, D2). Indicators: US existing home sales (Oct). TUESDAY (...)

Jill Mahoney (Ballymaloe); Caroline Hands (Ballymaloe); Julieann Twomey (Kerry Foods) and Maxine Hyde (Ballymaloe) at the Bord Bia Awards. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Irish food companies were recognised at the “Oscars” of the sector yesterday evening, held to underpin growth and competitiveness and elevate the indu(...)

Tim Ryan, head of marketing, Glanbia: Avonmore Super Milk meets concerns about lack of vitamin D
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Branding: Glanbia, Avonmore Super Milk Glanbia is a leading performance nutrition and ingredients group, employing more than 5,800 people in 34 (...)

Export award short: Barry Cullen, head of sales, Silver Hill Duck

SUCCESS AT HOME AWARD COMPANY: CONNACHT GOLD BUTTER Connacht Gold has a multi-award winning range of butter products and has been shortlisted based on(...)

 Britvic, the maker of Robinsons squash, posted a  rise in  profit to to £63.2 million (€88.2 million) for the 28 weeks to April 12. Photo: PA Wire

Britvic, the maker of Robinsons squash, posted a 6.4 per cent rise in first-half profit, underpinned by cost savings, and stuck to its full-year guida(...)

Vodafone: results on Tuesday
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MONDAY Results: Babcock International; Urban Outfitters. Indicators: Japanese industrial production (Mar); Chinese house prices (April). T(...)

Britvic’s Kevin Donnelly with Minister for Food Simon Coveney seeing off the first export batch of Ballygowan from Limerick to the UK. Photograph: Press 22

It’s thirsty work trying to win an All-Ireland so Dublin’s GAA teams should be in good shape this year having agreed a three-year sponsorship deal wit(...)

Out tomorrow: US consumer confidence (Sep).  Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
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TODAY Results: Genesco. Meetings: Origin Enterprises AGM (Westbury Hotel, Dublin 2); EuroStar software testing conference (Convention Centre Dublin). (...)

Irish Water managing director John Tierney:  the Sunday Business Post  reports that senior Coalition figures have discussed the need to replace him and the company’s board if the Government is to neutralise the political fallout from the water charges controversy.   Photograph:  Michael MacSweeney/Provision

Glass sale The Sunday Times reported that the group of lenders that owns Aventas, the former Quinn manufacturing group, are moving ahead with the €40(...)