Sugar

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At the time of the EU reforms, there were 285,000 sugar beet growers in the bloc, this has subsequently been reduced to less than 160,000. Photograph:   Pascal Rossignol/Reuters

Beet Ireland, the lobby group seeking to resurrect Ireland’s sugar industry, is in the process of buying a site on the Carlow-Kildare border for a new(...)

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney fears political, constitutional and financial uncertainty would follow a decision by the UK to leave the EU. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

When the daily lunchtime rush hits in supermarkets around Britain, it is likely that the sandwich or wrap a customer picks up from the chill cabinet i(...)

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney:  “When we bought the Uniq business in the UK four years ago, there were a load of unused tax losses and capital allowances and we’re simply working our way through those.” Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Convenience food giant Greencore, which generated €1.6 billion in sales last year, pays an effective tax rate in Ireland of just 1 per cent. The UK-l(...)

For many people, the name Greencore will be forever linked to sugar, the firm having been formed through the privatisation of the Irish Sugar Company(...)

Bobby Buckley was a well-known Kerry footballer in the 1950s who made a major impact in education, sport and cultural circles in Kerry, Cork an(...)