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Lorcan Allen
Lorcan Allen

Irish Farmers Journal

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Lorcan Allen is a journalist with the Irish Farmers Journal. Coming from a beef farm in Moate, Co Westmeath, Lorcan graduated from NUI Galway with a BA in English and Political Science and has worked with the Westmeath Topic and the Irish Times. Lorcan first began working with the Farmers Journal in March 2013, helping to produce the papers first ever Agribusiness report. He rejoined the journal in January 2014 and writes about business and property.

The Omagh-headquartered milk processor reported strong growth in profits for its 2016 financial year.
By Lorcan Allen on 23 May 2017
Profits surge at Greencore following 'transformational' Peacock deal
Greencore has reported strong growth in revenues and profits following the acquisition of Peacock Foods last year.
By Lorcan Allen on 23 May 2017
One51 acquires Californian plastics business in $150m deal
One51, the Irish rigid plastics manufacturer which is more than 25% owned by a number of Irish co-ops, has announced a $150m deal to acquire Macro Plastics.
By Lorcan Allen on 19 May 2017
The benchmark dairy index is now at its highest point in almost three years.
By Lorcan Allen on 18 May 2017
Toland will fill the position vacated by Owen Killian back in March.
By Lorcan Allen on 18 May 2017
Desmond’s exit as a shareholder in the company potentially paves the way for another stock market flotation attempt by One51
By Lorcan Allen on 18 May 2017
Lorcan Allen reports from the launch of the 2017 Agribusiness Report, published by the Irish Farmers Journal in conjunction with KPMG.
By Lorcan Allen on 18 May 2017
JBS saw export volumes decline by 5% in the first quarter, which resulted in a 31% decline in earnings.
By Lorcan Allen on 17 May 2017
Operation Weak Flesh, which saw police raid numerous beef abattoirs in Brazil over allegations of bribing public officials to sell rotten meat, has hit exports from Brazil.
By Lorcan Allen on 17 May 2017
Ireland is the second-largest exporter of infant formula to China, with a 17% market share, behind the Netherlands.
By Lorcan Allen on 11 May 2017
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