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Poultry
Lidl chicken sales ‘grossly irresponsible’ – IFA
Barry Murphy
Across the horticulture, poultry and pig sectors, retailers are using food as a loss leader, according to emails sent to TDs and MEPs by the IFA.
1 June 2022 News
Higher meat sales in falling grocery market
Grocery sales fall in last quarter but barbecue meat products beat the trend.
5 May 2022 News
Pig farmers protesting at Carroll’s over price ‘undercutting’ concerns
The IFA is seeking pig price increases urgently from processors to compensate farmers for rising feed costs.
Retail sales below pre-pandemic levels
The supermarket bounce from the pandemic is over, as retail sales drop below levels of two years ago, according to latest Kantar data.
4 May 2022 News
No change in vegetable prices in 2021 – CSO
A Galway farmer has warned that more vegetable farmers will continue to leave the sector this year as retailers are “just crucifying" them.
19 March 2022 News
‘Biggest negative’ retailer impact on food prices is Lidl and Aldi - IFA
Heavy discounters have faced criticism for price promotion practices in the IFA’s address to TDs and Senators.
4 March 2022 News
An Taisce might do a Lidl research
An Taisce, the national trust, is looking to hire some people in the agricultural field.
9 February 2022 Dealer
Grocery price inflation at 1.7%
Food price inflation is present in Ireland as it is in UK and US.
9 February 2022 News
‘Further action’ if poultry pricing issues find no resolution - IFA
The IFA poultry committee met with the organisation’s president to discuss the financial situation of its members.
7 February 2022 News
Support required to avoid pitfalls of long-standing cheap food policy
The gap between what consumers say they will do and what they will pay for is narrowing but farmers can’t carry the full environmental cost while others take their time to commit.
2 February 2022 Amii
IFA and Lidl at odds over who bears food promotion costs
The IFA met with representatives from Lidl to discuss the challenges posed to their pig and poultry farmers by the supermarket’s low food prices.
2 February 2022 News
IFA ends 24-hour protest: ‘We want an extra 2c/egg, 15c/chicken’
The IFA’s Co Cavan poultry farmers have ended a day-long demonstration outside Lidl in Cavan town.
26 January 2022 News