Country Crest, the fresh produce and consumer foods business based in north Dublin and owned by the Hoey family, has signed a two and a half-year extension to its supply deal with Tesco, valued at €62.5m.

This week, Tesco Ireland said it had agreed a further extension of its long-standing 20-year relationship with Country Crest for the supply of potatoes, onions and sweet potatoes for all its stores nationwide.