Bare shelves during the Beast from the East  showed how reliant we are on food from the UK. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Irish supermarkets are very vulnerable to changed circumstance. That has rarely been clearer than it was at the end of February last year when the few(...)

Cully & Sully,  which makes and sells chilled soups, was founded by Colum O’Sullivan and Cullen Allen, whose family run the Ballymaloe foods business.

Profits at the company behind the Cully & Sully foods business fell 17 per cent in its last financial year to €3.18 million as costs rose, the lat(...)

Ryanair advanced 1.3 per cent to €12.98 on a day that saw positive first-quarter numbers from Air France KLM

European stocks continued their losing streak as the latest batch of earnings failed to lift investor sentiment rendered gloomy by the lacklustre econ(...)

Colum O’Sullivan and Cullen Allen, founders of artisan soup and food business Cully & Sully

Artisan food group Cully & Sully continues to thrive under its new ownership. The fresh soup business of Colum O’Sullivan and Cullen Allen, which (...)

Cullen Allen and Colum O Sullivan: shared a multimillion euro windfall after they sold their business to the New York-based Hain Celestial in 2012. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Cork artisan food firm sold by Colum O’Sullivan and Cullen Allen to an organic products group based in the United States increased its accumulated(...)