“Self-inflicted.” This was the phrase Greencore boss Patrick Coveney used to describe the company’s difficulties in the UK last year. It reaped an ava(...)

Chief executive of Greencore Patrick Coveney. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons /Irish Times

Food group Greencore saw revenues rise 4.4 per cent to £331.9 million (€445 million) for the 13 weeks to December 26th.Its convenience foods division (...)

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TODAY Results: Crane; Microsoft; Sanmina. Meetings: Hostelworld conference (Convention Centre Dublin). Indicators: Euro zone retail sales (D(...)

Pictured at the launch is Minister Richard Bruton; (l ) Marie O’Connor, partner at PwC and 30% Club Leader in Ireland and (middle) Helena Morrissey CBE, ceo of Newton Investment Management and founder of 30% Club in the UK. (Photograph: Maxwells)

Business leaders committed to bringing the proportion of female directors on Irish boards and at executive management level up to 30 per cent by 2020 (...)

Chief executive Patrick Coveney said the sandwich maker was operating in a highly competitive sector and that its pay rates were in line with industry norms.

Up to a third of workers at Greencore’s UK plants at certain times of the year are paid at or close to the minimum wage.Most are agency staff, who are(...)

For many people, the name Greencore will be forever linked to sugar, the firm having been formed through the privatisation of the Irish Sugar Company(...)

Patrick Coveney chief executive of Greencore: ‘We’re operating in an industry where retail prices for products are falling and we have to be very competitive on all the components that go into our costs.’ Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/Irish Times

Greencore likes to tout itself as one of the great Irish success stories. Forged from the ashes of the loss-making Irish Sugar company, it has risen t(...)

The factory floor of Greencore’s Manton Wood plant in the UK

London-listed food group Greencore has posted a 6.4 per cent jump in revenue as it expands its food to go business in the US.The company, which suppli(...)

Greencore’s full-year results, which are due tomorrow, are expected to mark a year of notable progress, according to Davy stockbrokers. The firm is fo(...)

After European Central Bank president Mario Draghi promised last Friday to use whatever means necessary to raise inflation, investors bet that the ECB would soon unveil new measures, possibly including government bond purchases. Photograph: Martin Leissl/Bloomberg

The Iseq in Dublin rose by 0.6 per cent as most euro zone markets advanced on expectations of more monetary stimulus. After European Central Ba(...)