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An ABP plant in  Co Tipperary. Following the Goodman deal, Chinese consumers will now have additional access to Irish beef, including new products. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Larry Goodman’s meat empire has struck a deal to export more beef to the lucrative Chinese market, where it is sold online to consumers for home deliv(...)

From left: , Emily Walsh, Aoibhinn Leahy, Jane McNamara, Susan O’Neill and Aishling O’Neill from Laurel Hill Secondary School in Limerick city who were announced as winners of the 2019 Certified Irish Angus Beef Schools Competition. Photograph:  Chris Bellew / Fennell Photography

For students attending school in the heart of Limerick city to successfully raise five Angus calves in the space of 18 months is no mean feat. The si(...)

Dermot Hughes and Michael Murray of NVP Energy, which has won a national Energy Globe award for the installation of its wastewater treatment technology at Arrabawn Dairies in Kilconnell, Co Galway.

The 2017 Irish Times Innovation Awards category winner NVP Energy has just won a highly prestigious national Energy Globe award for its unique carbon-(...)

China is the world’s second-biggest beef importer, behind the US and ahead of Japan

Larry Goodman-owned ABP Food Group has signed a deal that will allow it to sell premium Irish beef to consumers in China via the online ecommerce gian(...)

 ABP’s meat processing plant in Cahir.

The lifting of a ban on Irish beef exports to China offers a hedge against the possible negative effects of Brexit, said Mark Goodman, managing direct(...)

British prime minister Theresa May has pledged government support to developing the regions, which will benefit Irish construction companies.

With more than €1.2 billion of goods and services traded between Ireland and the UK every week, there is a justifiable fear of trade exposures within (...)

Chinese inspectors will this week visit plants operated by Ireland’s leading processors  including Kepak, ABP, Slaney, Dawn, Dunleavy and Liffey

More than two years after the formal lifting of an embargo on Irish beef exports to China, Ireland remains in limbo, with no formal agreement on when (...)

Irish beef: selling 260,000 tonnes of Irish beef into the rest of Europe will damage the EU market. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Tight margins and currency fluctuations make exporting food from Ireland to the United Kingdom a tough business at the best of times. Brexit makes it (...)

 Aidan Cotter  to head up ABP’s Slaney venture

Former Bord Bia boss Aidan Cotter has been appointed to head up the joint venture between Larry Goodman’s ABP and Fane Valley group, which took contro(...)

The Setanta Centre on Nassau Street in Dublin. Larry Goodman may now move to refurbish and redevelop the site, across the road from Trinity College’s playing fields. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Beef baron Larry Goodman has abandoned plans to sell the Setanta Centre in Dublin’s city centre after advanced talks on a €110 million-plus deal fell(...)

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