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Meat, Fish & Dairy Processing Industry News: Ireland

12 August 2013
Meat Industry News from Ireland Call for Stable Prices - Strong Exports
IRELAND - Stable beef prices and strong live exports are vital for the store and weanling trade going into the autumn, according...
30 July 2013
Meat Industry News from Ireland Consumers Change Purchasing Habits in Light of Horse Meat Issue
IRELAND - A study by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) into the impact of horse meat contamination of beef products...
19 July 2013
Meat Industry News from Ireland Fonterra Auction Recovery One More Indication of Firm Market
IRELAND - The Fonterra (GDT) auction on Tuesday, 16 July, saw the price of the main dairy products for trade to January 2014...
18 July 2013
Meat Industry News from Ireland Unjustified Price Cuts Harming Farmers
IRELAND - IFA National Livestock Chairman Henry Burns has hit out strongly at the meat factories accusing them of imposing...
16 July 2013
Meat Industry News from Ireland Beef Exports Up 55,000 Year On Year
IRELAND - Records up to mid-June show a 75 per cent recovery in shipments and much healthier headage exports at 128,000,...
08 July 2013
Meat Industry News from Ireland Meat Plants Accused Of Dropping Slaughter Rates
IRELAND – Meat plants are being accused of lowering slaughter rates with the intention of artificially affecting supplies...
05 July 2013
Meat Industry News from Ireland Teagasc to Invest in New Pig Research, Food Test Centre
IRELAND - To emphasise Teagasc’s commitment to the Irish pig sector, it has allocated funding (almost €3 million) to...
21 June 2013
Meat Industry News from Ireland Irish Poultry Producers Protest over Prices
IRELAND - Poultry and egg producers from across Ireland protested this week at a number of major retail outlets in Dublin. ...
18 June 2013
Meat Industry News from Ireland Central and Eastern Europe Opportunities Food Manufacturers
IRELAND - Food manufacturers have been urged to look at the export potential of Central and Eastern European markets, which...
12 June 2013
Meat Industry News from Ireland Concerns Irish Beef Sector will be Sacrificed in EU Trade Talks with Canada
Ahead of the G8 Summit in Fermanagh later this month, IFA President John Bryan warned against a trade deal that would inflict...
11 June 2013
Meat Industry News from Ireland Convenience Still Important to Consumers
IRELAND - Recent market research data from Kantar Worldpanel has shown that the trend of recent years for consumers to purchase...
05 June 2013
Meat Industry News from Ireland Cheese Given Advertising Go-Ahead
IRELAND - New television advertising rules aimed at eliminating the promotion of unhealthy and fatty snacks will not include...
04 June 2013
Meat Industry News from Ireland LMC: Good Trade for Slaughter and Store Animals
UK - Both slaughter and store animals have enjoyed good trade recently. Top quality bullocks at store sales averaged 211p/kg...
31 May 2013
Meat Industry News from Ireland Salt in Processsed Food Reduced but Consumption Remains High
IRELAND - A Salt Reduction Programme seminar, hosted by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI), this week outlined the...
22 May 2013
Meat Industry News from Ireland Higher Production Costs Reduced 2012 Farm Incomes
IRELAND - A preliminary estimate of the Teagasc National Farm Survey results show that family farm income decreased by 15...
15 May 2013
Meat Industry News from Ireland Positive Discussion on Key CAP Reform Issues
IRELAND - The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, has welcomed what he described as a positive...
22 April 2013
Meat Industry News from Ireland ABP Sells Silvercrest to Kepak
IRELAND - Irish meat processor ABP Food is to pull out of the frozen burger sector in Ireland and has sold the Silvercrest...
Meat Industry News from Ireland Outbreak of Salmonella Associated with Duck Eggs
IRELAND & UK - Over a 19-month period between August 2009 and February 2011, 34 confirmed cases and one probable case...
16 April 2013
Meat Industry News from Ireland Poultry Growers and Egg Producers Demand Fair Prices
IRELAND - Members of the IFA National Poultry Committee protested outside poultry processors and egg packing stations to...
15 April 2013
Meat Industry News from Ireland IFA's CAP Campaign Focuses on Role of MEPs in Final Outcome
IRELAND - IFA President John Bryan will engage in an intensive round of discussions with the rapporteurs from the main groups...
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