“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(...)

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Visitors to the recent Vodafone-sponsored Pendulum Summit in Dublin were given a wealth of advice on how to empower themselves in their lives and care(...)

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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(...)

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It likely will not please the Greencore boss Patrick Coveney to know we have learned he is the buyer of Glenthorne, a plush Ranelagh house recently so(...)

After 10 years in their Rathmines home, Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney and his family are moving on. During their time at 6 Leinster Squar(...)

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney. The convenience food group reported a 14 per cent increase in operating profit to £37.2 million for the 26 weeks to March 28th. Photo: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

PAMELA NEWENHAMGreencore has sold its foodservice desserts business Ministry of Cake for a total consideration of £11 million, including an upfront ca(...)

 Martin Naughton:  did the honours for Ireland Day. Photograph: Alan Betson

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