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Banana company Fyffes was taken over by Japanese firm Sumitomo for €751 million.

The technology, agri-food and healthcare/pharma sectors remain firmly in the top three in terms of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in Irel(...)

Panda Green’s takeover of Greenstar went to a phase-two investigation by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Competition regulators ruled on 70 mergers in the Republic in 2016, according to a review published on Friday. The Competition and Consumer Protecti(...)

“This report is very clear on the competition concerns in the beef sector, the income pressures that exist for livestock producers and the impact that any weakening of competition would have on their livelihoods,” said IFA president Joe Healy. Photograph: Paul McErlane/Bloomberg

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has published a report raising further concerns about the part-takeover of Slaney Meats by Larry Goodman’s ABP G(...)

 From left; Larry Murrin, Chief Executive, Dawn Farm Foods (left) says that as a result of the slide in sterling, firms are facing the twin challenges of cost recovery on the one hand and a loss of competiveness on the other. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has accused beef processors of using Brexit to squeeze farmers on price. IFA president Joe Healy claimed meat fa(...)

 Larry Goodman of ABP Group: company intends to acquire a 50 per cent stake in Slaney Foods not yet lodged a formal submission. Photograph:  Matt Kavanagh

Larry Goodman’s ABP Group has been in contact with the Irish and European competition authorities over its intention to acquire a 50 per cent stake i(...)

Students at the Gradireland fair can avail of opportunities at the event in the RDS, such as tips for dressing for interviews, CV workshops, and meeting potential employers and graduates who are currently on their programmes. The organisers say there will be more than 120 companies at the event

‘There will be more jobs on offer than at any time over the past 10 years and we have more employers in more sectors than ever before,” says Mark M(...)

Simon Coveney said the Irish beef industry is already very engaged on the ground in China Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney says China is likely to be a bigger market for Irish beef exports than the US.He also expects beef producers h(...)

Central to the case is a press release issued by ABP Group in February which stated that Silvercrest had purchased beef products from McAdams Food Service. Photograph:  Philip Fitzpatrick/PA

The owner of a meat trading firm is to sue the company at the centre of the horsemeat scandal for alleged defamation.Martin McAdam claims the Larry Go(...)