Finishing cattle earlier will require financial supports – IFA
Barry Murphy
ABP’s new scheme, which will see a younger age of slaughter for cattle, will require financial supports for farmers so they can adapt their production systems, says the IFA.
10 November 2021 News
Factory grants announced
Government announce €70m Brexit support grants to 22 different meat and a dairy processing facilities
8 September 2021 Milk quality
Banvilles at Barry's Cross playing a belter
Breeding cows is the passion but doing things right to deliver on a commercial dairy farm is very much in vogue on this Wexford dairy farm.
Slaney and ICM return to profit
Wexford Beef & Lamb Unlimited Company – the ABP-Fane Valley joint venture that controls Slaney and ICM – has returned to profit.
25 August 2021 News
New direction for Fane Valley
With a strong balance sheet, Northern Ireland (NI) farmer-owned co-operative Fane Valley is well placed to invest in core activities and future opportunities that arise in the agri-food sector.
21 July 2021 News
ABP cleared to complete Slaney-Linden deal
As expected, ABP secured clearance from the EU Commission to purchase the remainder of Linden and Slaney from Fane Valley.
7 July 2021 News
Making Brexit work for Fane Valley
Phelim O’Neill spoke to Fane Valley group chief executive Trevor Lockhart prior to the announcement that the joint venture with ABP was ending.
ABP dominates Irish cattle and sheep kill
ABP's buy out of Fane Valley strengthens its position as the dominant player in beef and sheep meat processing on the island of Ireland.
12 May 2021 News
ABP purchases Fane Valley interest in Slaney, ICM and Linden
The ABP Fane Valley joint venture will come to an end, with ABP taking Fane Valley's interest in Slaney, ICM and Linden.
12 May 2021 News
Long read: why do farmers and plcs struggle to run beef factories?
With ABP buying Fane Valley’s remaining interest in Slaney, ICM and Linden, Justin McCarthy examines the future for the sector and asks why can't farmers and plcs run successful processing factories
8 May 2021 Editorial
ABP move on Fane Valley predictable
ABP moves to secure full control of Slaney, ICM and Linden five years after entering a joint venture with Fane Valley, NI-based farmer-owned co-op.
6 May 2021 News
ABP to buy out remainder of Slaney, ICM and Linden
The Irish Farmers Journal understands that ABP is about to announce the takeover of the remaining share of Slaney, ICM and Linden, and end the joint venture with Fane Valley.
6 May 2021 News