At the opening of Glanbia’s new milk protein plant in Virginia, Co Cavan, were Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys; Glanbia chief executive Jim Bergin, Northern Ireland’s Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Investment Arlene Foster and Glanbia chairman Liam Herlihy

A €7.8 million milk protein facility has been opened by Glanbia Ingredients Ireland in Virginia, Co Cavan. It will process milk from counties on both (...)

Jean-Claude Juncker: said the deals disclosed in the reports were legal but agreed they resulted in “feeble” amounts of tax being paid by the corporations concerned

A former employee of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Luxembourg has been charged in relation to the leaking of thousands of pages of confidential documen(...)

Food waste occurs in many ways such as when farmers dump ugly vegetables or supermarkets dump unsold stock

Irish hospitals used to spend a mind-numbing €600,000 on unused salt and pepper sachets.The sachets were supplied with every meal served to patients(...)

“We have a relationship with land ownership which means the average field in Ireland is sold outside the family once every 400 years,” said Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney.

A pilot project matching farmers who need land with farmers who are not using the land has been inundated with queries and has matched three times mor(...)

New Jersey -based Gaspari Nutrition, got into financial diffculties during the summer and hired an investment bank to seek a buyer. Photograph: Mauro Fermariello/Science Photo Library

Total Produce, the fruit distributor spun out of Fyffes, has entered the burgeoning US sports supplements market with a more than $10 million deal to (...)

 Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The value of Irish food and drink exports could easily increase by 50 per cent over the next 10 years if the sector plans its expansion in a sensible(...)

 Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has asked 35 leading figures in the agri-food industry to work on the 2025 Agri-Food Strategy. Photograph: Eric Luke

An ambitious 10-year plan for the agri-food sector has been commissioned by Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney. He has asked 35 leading figures i(...)

Centrica,  owner of Bord Gáis Energy and British Gas, fell 1.6 per cent in brisk volume after it cut its full-year earnings outlook on the back of a steep drop in energy demand. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Mining stocks led a fall across Europe after manufacturing data missed economists’ estimates for the region and China. A purchasing managers index for(...)

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi says policymakers are ready to implement further stimulus measures if needed. Photograph: Ints Kalnins/Reuters

Most stocks in Europe advanced as European Central Bank president Mario Draghi said policy makers are ready to implement further stimulus measures if(...)

Glanbia shareholders at a 2012 meeting in Gowran Park, Co Kilkenny. The food group that has its roots in the co-operative movement set up its first Luxembourg subsidiary in 1997, the same year the group was formed from the merger of Avonmore plc and Waterford Foods plc.

Glanbia, the major Irish food group that has its roots in the co-operative movement, set up its first Luxembourg subsidiary in 1997, the same year (...)