What’s happening in Irish beef markets?
Adam Woods
Adam Woods takes a dive into Ireland’s beef markets and looks at where the current price pressure is coming from.
The opportunities in prepared consumer foods
The drive towards adding value across the food processing industry in recent years can be seen in the increase in the value of consumer foods for export.
Muir dismisses FFA legislation on prices
Agriculture Minister Andrew Muir has made his views clear on the proposed legislation.
Beef Trends: price pressure continues in trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest quotes.
15 May 2024 Markets
Australia to ban live sheep exports by sea from 2028
The country’s minister for agriculture Murray Watt has offered a $107m support package over five years to the industry.
15 May 2024 News
Australian exports continue to grow
The growth in Australian beef and sheepmeat exports in April continues the trend of recent months, with large volume increases.
12 May 2024 News
Fall in beef price 'deliberate, targeted and geographic' - ICMSA
ICMSA livestock committee chair Michael O’Connell said that the Irish beef market was now quickly sliding into “a rigged game”.
10 May 2024 News
Surge in NI sheep exports to Britain
Exports of sheep from Northern Ireland to Britain are up 83% year-on-year.
Pragmatism governs UK border checks
UK import checks have started this week on a phased basis, which means the box is ticked after several postponements.
5 May 2024 News
Significant trade bonanza from any EU-UK veterinary deal
A veterinary agreement that went beyond the existing trade provisions would increase agri-food exports from the UK to the EU by more than one-fifth. Imports from the EU would also increase by 5.6%.
28 April 2024 News
Irish livestock hauliers targeted with fines in Cherbourg - ICSA
The ICSA said it is seeking clarification around the on-the-spot traffic offence fines issued to livestock hauliers in France, which it understands range from €1,500 to €12,500.
25 April 2024 News
Ireland and UK to ‘iron out’ technical export issues - McConalogue
This comes following a meeting between Minister of Agriculture McConalogue and his UK counterpart, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Steve Barclay.
18 April 2024 News