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Achill islander Saoirse McHugh: “We need to immediately abandon plans for increasing herd size and begin destocking. We must demand that CAP payments are used to facilitate farmers in the transition towards more climate-friendly agriculture.” File photograph: Getty Images

A fortnight ago, the Irish food scene was on a high. Butter sales hit the historic €1 billion mark, and beef and livestock exports came in just short (...)

The value of meat and livestock exports from Ireland rose 1 per cent to just under €4 billion in 2018

Food and drink exports to the UK from the Republic continued to rise last year even as the threat of Brexit grew, new figures show. Some €4.5 billion(...)

 Alan McGlynn, Michael Dunphy,  Rose Crockett, Paul Doherty, and John O’Connell of  Cork-based Slí Eile, winners of the  Business in the Community Award at this year’s Bord Bia National Organic Awards

Irish foods from lamb to tomatoes, blue cheese to fortified apple wine, today won organic awards, with bidegradable packaging, and community awareness(...)

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed and Bord Bia chief executive Tara McCarthy at the launch of the report.

Half of the growth in the Republic’s agrifood export volumes last year came from markets outside of Europe, led by a sixfold increase in exports to Ch(...)

Irish beef is served in Irish Embassy in Beijing: Ireland’s agri-food exports to China have increased fivefold from about €200 million in 2010 to approximately €1 billion in 2017.

Irish beef could expand its access to the China market, Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine Michael Creed has said as analysts told a trade miss(...)

The share of Irish food and drink exports destined for the UK declined from 37 per cent in 2016 to 35 per cent, or €4.5 billion, in 2017. Photograph: iStock

No sector stands to lose more as a result of Brexit than Ireland’s food and drink industry. Overall, the value of Irish food and drink exports increas(...)

The UL Bohemians players celebrate with the trophy. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

UL Bohemians 15 Old Belvedere 0 UL Bohemians captain Fiona Hayes lifted the Women’s All-Ireland League trophy for a second year in a row after the ta(...)

(L-R) Tara McCarthy, Bord Bia chief executive; Jaffar Al Asfoor, BMMI general manager of food retailing and production; and Chris Martin, Musgrave chief executive

SuperValu and Centra owner Musgrave has agreed a €5 million export deal with a Bahrainian high-end supermarket group. The deal with Alosra, the groc(...)

John Harrington of Kush Mussel Farm, Ardgroom, Co Cork, shows his  product to  Asian, German and Middle Eastern seafood buyers attending Bord Bia’s Marketplace International 2018.

A group of 550 professional food buyers from more than 50 countries, with an estimated €40 million to spend, will “speed date” with 185 on Irish food (...)

The ‘Grow with Aldi’ programme will see up to 50 products taking part in the discounter’s Irish food market promotion in August. Photograph: Alan Betson

Discount retailer Aldi has established a programme to give up-and-coming Irish food and drink companies the opportunity to get their products stocked (...)

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