British businesses are almost half as confident about the British business environment as they were last year, a survey has shown. The UK’s Food and Drink Federation has appealed the government for a range of urgent measures seeking to secure the future...
A new £33m ‘food fortress’ aimed at improving sustainable, safe and secure global supplies of quality food, was officially opened by Tesco chief executive Philip Clarke in Belfast last week (14 March).
Schmallenberg has taken hold in the Republic of Ireland, with its agricultural department meeting farmers and vets this month to formulate a strategy after “numerous” cases emerged among early lambing flocks.
Irish food ingredients company Kerry Group has said it will invest €100m in a new global technology and innovation centre in Ireland, due to open in 2016 to serve its global and regional EMEA customers.
The development of closer working relationships among all stakeholders involved in dairy processing sector in Ireland will be required to meet the challenge of increasing milk output 50 per cent by 2020, says the head of leading Irish dairy firm Dairygold.
Hilton Foods has invested €9.4 million in a start-up program that will see a new plant built in Drogheda in Ireland. The plant is expected to create 175 job opportunities and meat produced in the factory will be supplied to Tesco UK.
Following recent calls for controls on the widespread incidence of
the common food bug Campylobacter, Safefood, a body that
encompasses Northern Ireland and Eire and that sets out to promote
food safety, held a meeting at the University...