Draft deal agreed for movement of Irish food products through UK

By Tony Connelly Europe Editor Irish and EU officials have reached a draft agreement to limit the impact of Brexit on the movement of Irish food products and live animals into the rest of the EU via the UK land bridge, RTÉ News has learned. As a result of the agreement, officials say Irish food exports [...]

By | July 3rd, 2020|News|0 Comments

Round five of EU-UK trade deal talks get underway

The fifth round of talk between the UK and the EU got underway yesterday, Monday, June 29, and is continuing for the remainder of the week – after four previous rounds of very little progress. The two parties have until the end of this year – December 31, 2020 – to get a trade deal [...]

By | June 30th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Beef kill year-to-date figures back on 2019 levels

Beef kill year-to-date figures back on 2019 levels Niall Claffey May 2, 2020, 3:00pm Source - Argiland As we enter into the last month of spring, AgriLand takes a look back at the beef kill to date. From the onset of the year, supplies were predicted to tighten into the summer months, with many hoping [...]

By | May 8th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Ireland’s food, drink and horticulture industry as exports reach €13bn in 2019

Date: 08/01/2020 The publication today of Bord Bia’s Export Performance and Prospects report 2019/2020 by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, TD, reveals a stand out 2019 performance by Ireland’s food, drink and horticulture industry as exports reached €13bn in 2019 (2018: €12.1bn) for the first time.  This is the highest [...]

By | February 18th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Irish Meat Industry Well-Positioned to Respond to the Evolving Needs of Tomorrow’s Consumer

Date: 10/01/2020 Bord Bia’s Meat Marketing Seminar that took place on January 10th 2020 brought together over 150 representatives from the Irish meat industry at government, producer, and processor levels, to review the global meat industry in 2019 and look ahead to the opportunities and challenges of 2020 and beyond. It was a year of [...]

By | February 18th, 2020|News|0 Comments

MII welcomes EU investment in Irish agri processing sector

The announcement of EU state aid approval for an investment programme in primary processing of agricultural products in Ireland has been welcomed by Meat Industry Ireland (MII). The programme involves a €200 million investment for the processing and marketing of agricultural products in Ireland. Approved by the European Commission, the scheme will run until the [...]

By | February 18th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Bord Bia’s London Office Brexit Update: 11th – 17th May

17 May 2019 Alison Ryan, London Office, Bord Bia – Irish Food Board   Key events this week: Theresa May has said this week that there will be a fourth vote on the withdrawal agreement bill during the week commencing June 3. The bill is expected to be defeated again, as it still contains elements [...]

By | May 17th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Bord Bia’s London Office Brexit Update: 20th – 25th April

Article Date: 26/04/2019   Alison Ryan, London Office, Bord Bia – Irish Food Board Key events this week: The 1922 executive committee of Conservative backbenchers MPs narrowly rejected calls to allow a vote of confidence in Theresa May’s leadership of the Tory Party with the next two months. The vote was passed by nine votes [...]

By | April 26th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Bord Bia’s London Office Brexit Update 23rd February – 1st March

Alison Ryan, London Office, Bord Bia – Irish Food Board 28 days until Brexit Key events this week: Following the threat of a mass resignation of Pro-EU Conservatives, Theresa May announced on Tuesday a plan that will allow MPs to vote to block a no-deal and to possibly delay Brexit. This is the first time [...]

By | March 6th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Urgent need for no-deal Brexit action, warn agri-food groups

Sarah Collins February 17 2019 6:00 AM Irish Independent EU agri-food operators are clamouring for extra aid as the clock ticks down to cliff-edge Brexit. They have written to the EU's lead Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, to push for special customs, product labelling, road haulage and market intervention measures that would kick in for 18-24 [...]

By | February 19th, 2019|News|0 Comments