Vietnam, where Bord Bia researchers visited people in their homes. Photograph: Frank Miller

Getting to know your customers is a golden rule of marketing and Bord Bia researchers have taken this to another level by living with potential consum(...)

Prof David Bell of Harvard School of Business at Bord Bia’s Pathways for Growth seminar in Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Irish food industry must consolidate, get out of the “commodity trap” and exploit its potential for aquaculture.That was the message from Prof Dav(...)

Vietnam has opened its market to Irish pigmeat in a move which Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney said would give pig producers “a vital foothold” in a key market. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Vietnam has opened its market to Irish pigmeat in a move which Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney said would give pig producers “a vital foothold”(...)

Radical changes in the way younger people think about food could have a significant influence on how Irish food companies develop new products in t(...)

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Irish Roots

Anyone who has ever studied a foreign language is familiar with the idea of a “false friend”, a word that looks identical but has a completely distinc(...)

The soup, from Kush Organic Seafarms, is made from organic rope mussels from Kenmare Bay and is one of 34 products nominated for the Prix d’Elite.

An Irish organic mussel soup has been shortlisted for an international award at the world’s largest seafood trade fair which begins today in Brussels.(...)

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney: called a meeting of beef processors, farm organisations and groups such as Teagasc and Bord Bia following the deterioration in relations between factories and farmers. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan

A package of measures to help the beef industry was announced by Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney yesterday after(...)

Bord Bia chief executive Aidan Cotter said the food and drink sector’s performance in China was ’exceptional’. Photograph:
Gary O’Neill

China could soon be our second largest market for food and drink after the UK, Bord Bia chief executive Aidan Cotter said yesterday. He was speaking a(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny: said at the unveiling of plans for a food education centre in Waterford that  our eating behaviours would store up problems for decades to come. Photograph: Alan Betson

The savings to taxpayers would be “absolutely phenomenal” if we could educate people to eat healthily and exercise more, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said at (...)

One in two people works during their lunch break, according to new research

The lunch hour has become a thing of the past as we are now spending just 22 minutes a day eating lunch, according to new research commissioned by Bor(...)