Surge in beef exports to the UK
Phelim O'Neill
Bord Bia export data for first half of 2022 shows increase in volume and value across all sectors apart from pigmeat with beef and dairy volumes to UK particularly striking.
30 July 2022 Opinion
War will keep food security on the agenda
Food security has only occasionally been at the top of the political agenda in recent decades, but Tom Arnold believes that it will be slower to recede this time because of the complexity of war.
30 July 2022 EU
A growing divergence between Irish, EU and global agriculture
Andy Doyle considers how the EU policy move to environment first and agriculture second will play out for the growing global population.
Africa continues to unleash its potential
Nicolas Ranninger Bord Bia’s regional director to Africa explains how the African continent will be a key export market for Ireland due to population growth, urbanisation and a growing middle class.
Farmers must be the solution to Africa's food crisis
There’s much more to be done to ensure that Africa can realise its potential as a food secure continent for generations to come, writes Joe Healy.
20 July 2022 Opinion
Dairy Trends: market rebounds after spring dip as supplies tight
After a period of uncertainty on prices, it looks like there is now more positivity again in global dairy markets around the world.
1 June 2022 News
Sustainability can't be sidelined in response to Ukraine – webinar
A webinar on the topic of food security hosted by Colm Markey MEP discussed food security in the context of Ireland, Ukraine and internationally.
5 May 2022 News
Investigating your food: who grew your Easter egg?
It’s the time of year where supermarkets are brimming with one of the nation’s favourite foods – chocolate. But what goes into producing the average Easter treat? Janine Kennedy investigates.
13 April 2022 News
Rising food prices leading to famine in Somalia – Concern Worldwide
Rising food prices due to the impact of the war in Ukraine are already contributing to greater levels of drought in some African countries.
13 April 2022 News
Too soon to review Food Vision – Arnold
In an interview with the Irish Farmers Journal, Tom Arnold, who chaired the Food Vision 2030 group, explains that the crisis caused by war needs an immediate response but in the longer term a food systems model is necessary.
6 April 2022 News