Irish beef in China: “There is certainty in Ireland, and that’s the message we’re bringing,” said the Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed. Photograph: EPA

Set atop a bed of green foliage, beside a pyramid of aubergines and carrots in a round refrigerated container, Irish beef made an auspicious debut at (...)

The initial research activities of MTI are divided across six different themes or pillars which include meat tenderness, freshness and shelf life, quality grading and classification, health properties, and the benefits of the Irish grass-based production system. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

A new €8.1 million initiative will create a one-stop shop for meat processing research and technology in Ireland. Launched last month, Meat Technology(...)