East Coast Bakehouse managing director Michael Carey: “The cash burn has ended, thankfully.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Irish biscuit maker East Coast Bakehouse has hired EY Corporate Finance to raise €5 million to acquire more packing equipment for its factory in Drog(...)

East Coast Bakehouse executive chairman Michael Carey. Photograph: Eric Luke

Irish biscuit maker East Coast Bakehouse forecasts that exports will account for 80 per cent of its business in the coming three years as the company (...)

East Coast Bakehouse co-founders Alison Cowzer and Michael Carey. Photograph: Jason Clarke

Irish biscuit maker East Coast Bakehouse has started carrying higher levels of product and is stockpiling certain ingredients as contingency measures (...)

Richard Cullen prepares the former public phone box at Clooneyquinn in Co Roscommon for Christmas. Photograph: Brian Farrell

When Richard Cullen placed a Christmas crib in a disused telephone box at Clooneyquinn, Co Roscommon, he was thinking, he says, of another mother and (...)

Simon Lynch and Quincey Fennelly with HBAN food syndicate chairman Stephen Twaddell (centre) celebrate a €2 million deal that will help Wicklow Wolf brew up 20 new jobs. Photograph: Philip Leonard

Craft beer producer Wicklow Wolf has secured a €2 million investment that will enable it to open a larger brewing site and significantly increase prod(...)

A file image of Fifa president Sepp Blatter.  Photograph: PA

Four of Fifa’s leading sponsors – Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Visa and Budweiser – have demanded that its embattled president, Sepp Blatter, step down imm(...)

KPMG head of private Irish business Colin O’Brien believes small companies must also be innovative  in order to survive.

A continuing refrain in this country for many years has been the call for increased innovation in all walks of life and in industry in particular. It (...)

Aran Candy founders Richard and Peter Cullen  have sold their company, which is behind the Jelly Bean Factory brand, for €15.5 million. Photo: Aidan Crawley

Scandinavian confectionery firm Cloetta has acquired Dublin-based Aran Candy, owner of the Jelly Bean Factory brand, for €15.5 million in cash. (...)