A Land Rover Defender vehicle  is driven off an inspection line in Birmingham.   Land Rover has recorded significant growth in recent years, up from 408 in 2013 to 532 last year.  Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Jaguar Land Rover’s Irish distributor saw turnover rise 37 per cent last year to €110 million as recovery in the motor trade took hold. Part of the O(...)

Fyffes has designs on expanding its US banana business
Banana farm slips up

A protest was arranged for yesterday outside the Big Creek, Belize offices of Fyffes, the Dublin-headquartered banana distributor. As reported by this(...)

The aborted tie-up with Chiquita originally valued Fyffes at €1.22 a share. Yesterday, Fyffes share price closed at €1.49. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

What a difference a year makes. This week in 2014, the management and board of Fyffes were sitting around waiting for shareholders of US rival Chiquit(...)

Fyffes gave up Tuesday’s gains, closing down nearly 2 per cent at €1.49

European shares crept higher yesterday as expectations of a positive close to the year and continued central bank support before an ECB meeting tod(...)

 Fyffes said it severed links with Mr Zabaneh and his interests in 2012 when the treasury department’s office of foreign assets control named him under the legislation.  Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Fruit importer Fyffes has stopped buying bananas from the biggest producer in Belize because of its links to a local businessman named by US authoriti(...)

Ryanair was up 0.74 per cent to €12.90 on Monday. Photograph:   Rui Vieira/PA Wire

European stocks rose, US futures climbed and the yen weakened as investors took solace that the resumption of trading in Chinese equities failed to (...)

Chairman Carl McCann said the latest results benefited from a stronger operational performance and recent acquisitions.

Total Produce, the fruit distributor spun out of Fyffes, has reported a first-half adjusted pre-tax profit that was up 11.5 per cent to €30.3 million (...)

An employee select a bunch of Fyffes bananas at  a Fyffes ripening and fruit distribution plant. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Fruit distributor Fyffes said earnings continued to grow strongly in the first half of the year, and group revenue rose almost 9 per cent as it said (...)

Kingspan chief executive Gene Murtagh: The company came under some pressure, and was one of the big fallers onISEQ index. Photograph: Irish Times

European stocks declined, snapping a nine-day winning streak, amid mixed earnings reports. Stocks on Wall Street fell, with results from bellwethers I(...)

Apple chief Tim Cook: the company’s 0.9 per cent drop yesterday weighed heavily on the S&P. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

The Iseq in Dublin, up 1.3 per cent, le d the charge among European bourses as stocks climbed on optimism a resolution to Greek debt talks is close. U(...)