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Northern Ireland
Retail shortages put spotlight on egg sector
Peter McCann
While outbreaks of avian influenza had some impact, producers are clear that unsustainable eggs prices are the main reason for supply shortages.
14 November 2022 News
Grocery inflation hits record high of 13.4% as prices rises accelerate
Rising prices means nearly half of grocery purchases are supermarket own-brand
5 October 2022 Features
Sweetcorn is growing up a gear with an Oxbo multi-crop harvester
When it comes to taking the next step with sustainability or a new farming enterprise, the Hagans “don’t let perfect be the enemy of good” and just get on with it. Writes Amii McKeever.
Bowler egg producers at breaking point
Farmers in NI who supply Derby-based Bowler Eggs have highlighted major concerns about the immediate future for their businesses.
21 September 2022 Northern Ireland
News round-up: diesel prices and Holstein bull index
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
10 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Bord Bia to promote organic food in retailers
Organic beef, lamb, dairy, seafood, eggs and prepared consumer foods will be promoted under the plan.
13 July 2022 News
Organic the ‘sleeping giant of premiumisation’ – Tesco
Tesco Ireland’s senior buying manager for meat said that 1% of the produce the retailer sells is currently organic but there is opportunity to expand.
15 June 2022 News
Tesco plant burger advert misleading
A ruling by the Advertising Standards Authority in UK means that plant-based meat alternatives must be able to support claims made with evidence.
9 June 2022 News