Total Produce chief executive Rory Byrne picked up a performance-related award of €318,000 last year. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Fruit and vegetable distributor Total Produce handed chief executive Rory Byrne a handsome paycheck of €905,000 last year, the company’s annual report(...)

Chairman Carl McCann said the food group delivered “a robust performance” in the 12 months to December 31st 2014, recording a 4.5 per cent increase in adjusted earnings per share in “a mixed year for the fresh produce industry”. (Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times)

A strong profit performance in Scandinavia and the UK helped Total Produce deliver a “robust” performance in 2014. While revenues dipped by 1.4 per c(...)

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Carl McCann, chairman of Total Produce, said that the transaction further broadens the fresh produce provider’s North American operations. (Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times)

Fresh food company Total Produce has made its fourth North American investment, acquiring a 50 per cent shareholding in the Gambles Group, a fresh pr(...)

European stocks fell to an almost three-week low as uncertainty about Greece’s future in the euro zone and worries about the implications of sliding oil prices dented market sentiment. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

Stock prices fell on global markets, stuck in a dismal start to 2015 on tumbling oil prices and the possibility of Greece leaving the euro zone, as(...)

My widowed mother has given myself and three other children savings to hold for her in case it is needed in emergency. The four of us are each holding(...)

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 (...)

“While the figures are fractionally out from the precision you will get by using the more complicated Revenue formula, the difference is so small that I cannot see the tax authorities getting too picky on the difference.” Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Some time ago, I received free shares from Standard Life. If I sell these, I will pay capital gains tax on the whole proceeds less the personal allowa(...)

David McCann of Fyffes: calculating your capital gain when the shares you hold relate to a different corporate structure to the one in which you investedis not straightforward. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

I have some shares in Fyffes. I don’t understand what part Blackrock and Total Produce play in Fyffes. Can you please explain?If I were to sell my sha(...)

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