According to details of payments made through the Department of Agriculture, a number of international applicants have received funding under the Common Agricultural Policy programme. File photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Payments made to farmers under the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) have often been credited with keeping rural Ireland alive, but they are also boos(...)

Grainne O’Halloran, technical director and Oliver Sutherland, group commercial officer, at the Valeo Foods plant. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell

Valeo Foods, the Irish food company that owns the Jacobs biscuit brand, has brought production back to Ireland of the preserves brand Fruitfield, and (...)

Dublin-headquartered Valeo Foods is the owner of the Jacobs biscuit brand.

Dublin-headquartered Valeo Foods has agreed to buy an Italian cake and biscuits company in a deal local reports speculated is worth about €200 millio(...)

Seamus FitzPatrick,  chief executive of Capvest, warned that “unprecedented changes” in Irish healthcare meant there was huge “logic for consolidation” in a letter to the owners of the Hermitage clinic on October 22nd

Capvest, the majority owner of the Mater Private, proposed at the end of October to merge its north Dublin private hospital with rival the Hermitage (...)

Seamus Kearney: Valeo Foods is run by the former Aer Lingus executive

No word yet on whether or when Valeo Foods, controlled by Séamus Fitzpatrick’s Capvest, will float the business this year, as has been rumoured(...)

Irish investors are set to become indirect shareholders in a newly-hatched Scandinavian poultry giant, thanks to Capvest’s latest deal. L(...)