The delegation  alleged that Irish meat factories were manipulating pricing and actively discriminating against livestock marts.

A delegation of marts representatives and farmers has complained to the European Directorate for Competition that meat factories are subverting(...)

APB Food chief executive Paul Finnerty: “There was a suggestion that we were guilty until proven innocent.  Photograph: Eric Luke

It’s fair to say that ABP Food Group does not court publicity. Before the horse meat scandal, the average man on the street would have been hardpresse(...)

Photograph: Paula Connelly/ISPC/Getty

This time last year, when we bit into burgers we were happily unaware of any link between processed beef and horse meat. This changed on January 15th,(...)

The Irish Competition Authority merger notifications review found a “notable increase” in merger and acquisition (M&A) activity last year, as well as a significant uplift in transactions undertaken by private equity players.

The Irish Competition Authority has blocked just three merger transactions over the last decade, according to research by law firm A&L Goodbody.Mo(...)

Caroline Keeling photographed in the Pepper Glass House at Keelings in Co Dublin. The company won the branding award at this evening’s Bord Bia food awards. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Nine Irish food companies were recognised for their achievements and contributions to the food industry, at the Bord Bia Food and Drink Awards at the (...)

Qatar will be the trade mission’s first port of call.

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney will lead Ireland’s biggest ever trade mission to the Gulf region when he leaves for Qatar tomorrow. Some 40 fo(...)

ABP Food Group said today it has settled an action against a UK-based meat firm and begun High Court proceedings against a Polish firm. Photograph: PA

ABP Food Group has settled an action against a UK-based meat firm and begun High Court proceedings against a Polish firm, both relating to the horse m(...)

Central to the case is a press release issued by ABP Group in February which stated that Silvercrest had purchased beef products from McAdams Food Service. Photograph:  Philip Fitzpatrick/PA

The owner of a meat trading firm is to sue the company at the centre of the horsemeat scandal for alleged defamation.Martin McAdam claims the Larry Go(...)

What will our children be eating next in their burgers? Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Why are we talking about the horsemeat crisis again?The British House of Commons’ environment, food and rural affairs committee published its second r(...)

Kepak, which bought ABP’s former Silvercrest plant in Ballybay, Co Monaghan, last month,   has confirmed that burger production has resumed at the plant.  Photographer: Mario Proenca/Bloomberg via Getty

The ABP Food Group, which was at the centre of the horse meat scandal, has announced plans to DNA-test almost a million cattle a year. The firm says t(...)