The former sugar factory in Carlow. Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney said yesterday he believed the sugar industry would never be restarted in Ireland because it did not make financial sense. However, his view was rejected by Beet Ireland, a group of farmers who are advancing plans to resume sugar production as soon as beet quotas are abolished.

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney said yesterday he believed the sugar industry would never be restarted in Ireland because it did not make fi(...)