Market Digest: stories from around the world
Phelim O'Neill
Brief updates from Netherlands, South America, China and New Zealand.
3 May 2023 Pigs
45% of rashers in breakfast rolls not Irish, IFA finds
IFA pig chair Roy Gallie said DNA doesn’t lie and that some testing results "identified cases where businesses advertise product as Irish, but when tested, this is proven to be false".
16 April 2023 News
Mixed fortunes forecast for poultry and pigmeat
In its April forecast, the US Department of Agriculture is predicting a 3% decline in global pork exports to 10.3m tonnes in 2023, while global chicken sales are forecast to increase to 13.7m tonnes.
UK investigates Danish pigmeat labeling concerns
Investigation into passing off Danish pigmeat as British ongoing in UK by National Food Crime Unit.
31 March 2023 News
Have you ever heard of a Blacklion Coddle?
Neven Maguire shares two comforting and satisfying recipes to try out for the long weekend.
15 March 2023 Neven
For the love of pork
Tired of the same old pork roast? Neven Maguire has two fresh takes on one of the nation's favourite proteins
8 March 2023 Neven
UK exports rebound
UK agrifood exports recover much of the market that was lost with the introduction of Brexit in January 2021.
22 February 2023 News
Cost challenges squeeze margin but demand better
Peter Duggan, Bord Bia meat division, analyses what is going to happen on international markets and the home market for pigmeat.
15 February 2023 Pigs
Weeknight dinner ideas to the rescue
For meals which are wholesome, tasty and quick to prepare on school nights, Neven Maguire has you covered.
8 February 2023 Neven
Aged meat not riskier than fresh meat, safety authority concludes
Aged meat has risen in popularity in recent years among the food industry and restaurants.
19 January 2023 News
EU beef consumption to fall by 8%
The EU expects demand for beef and pork to fall over the next 10 years but meat alternatives will not fill the gap.
14 December 2022 News