Frank McMyler, MD Hilton Foods; Tom Finn, Kepak; Andrew Yaxley, CEO Tesco Ireland; Jeanne Kelly, Ornua; Padraig Mallon, Kerry Group, Conor O’Leary, Greencore. Photograph: Maxwellphotography.ie

Irish companies Greencore, Hilton Foods, Kerry Group, Kepak, and Ornua have joined forces with Tesco Ireland to halve food waste by 2020, in line with(...)

The New York Stock Exchange: Switch  jumped by almost half in its trading debut after raising $531m in an initial public offering, the third-biggest technology IPO this year in the US. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European shares rose for the fourth consecutive week on Friday as confidence over the region’s economic recovery outweighed worries over the Catalonia(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange   in New York . Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

World stock markets climbed on Monday, lifted by optimism over the outlook for corporate earnings and US president Donald Trump’s tax reform plan, wh(...)

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney: the company said the recall was a “purely precautionary measure, as no finished products have been found to have listeria present and no confirmed illnesses have been reported”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Greencore shares fell by 7.2 per cent on Monday after it was forced to recall several product lines on foot of a listeria scare at its plant in Rhode (...)

Greencore has been downgraded by Cantor Fitzgerald and has been moved out of their core portfolio. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald has downgraded its investment outlook on food group Greencore. The downgrade to “underperform” from “outper(...)

Greencore had supplied Starbucks with frozen sandwiches through its plant in Jacksonville, Florida. Photograph: Tasneem Alsultan/Bloomberg

The loss of a big contract with US coffee giant Starbucks appears to have triggered the recent slump in Greencore shares. The sandwich-maker was fo(...)

A Greencore prepared meals facility in Bristol. Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

A statement by the Irish convenience food group Greencore in response to a significant share-price drop left more questions than answers this week. (...)

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Shares in Greencore, the convenience food producer, were trading up by around 5.3 per cent by the close of business on Friday as key company executive(...)

US stocks were mostly lower in early  trading on Thursday, with investors cautious as they await comments on monetary policy from central bankers gathered for their annual meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Photograph: Getty Images

Gains by cyclical sectors helped push European stocks higher on Thursday, while heavy losses in Dixons Carphone after a profit warning dominated tradi(...)

Greencore  said the integration of its US business was on track, “and we continue to be encouraged by the pipeline of commercial opportunities being explored with existing and new customers”.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Convenience food producer Greencore has issued a statement in response to a 8.6 per cent drop in its share price since Wednesday morning. Although th(...)