How keen are we really on sustainability?
Janine Kennedy
In the first of a three-part series on Irish consumer behaviour, Janine Kennedy examines the reasons why we might not be excited over the growing number of sustainable products on the market.
20 March 2023 News
Competition decision on Dawn Meats takeover delayed
Decision postponed until after further information is received by commission.
15 March 2023 Features
Welcome to a week in the country
Find out what caught the eye of the Irish Country Living team this week.
CCPC has released its 2022 contacts report for World Consumer Rights Day
The report details the queries and complaints made by 32,431 consumers who contacted the CCPC’s helpline last year, Janine Kennedy writes
15 March 2023 Consumer
Aldi tight-lipped on increasing share of Irish fruit and veg
The Irish Farmers Journal asked the supermarket chain this week if the shortage has caused it to review using its suppliers outside of Ireland.
10 March 2023 News
Broadband plan operating ahead of schedule, Government says
The National Broadband Plan has the potential to change the lives of the rural Irish population - but how is the rollout going? Janine Kennedy writes
8 March 2023 Consumer
Record Food price inflation in UK
While overall inflation has been in decline recently, food price inflation continues to increase in UK.
1 March 2023 News
Irish artisans are using e-commerce to their advantage
The Irish Government wants every business to start trading online, but are there actual benefits to rural Irish SMEs and artisan craftspeople? Janine Kennedy writes.
1 March 2023 Consumer
Could a food tax help farmers' incomes?
A German study showed people are willing to pay more for food provided it's to support elevated welfare standards for farm animals. Should farmers welcome this concept?
22 February 2023 Dealer
FrieslandCampina profits up by one third
Increase in FrieslandCampina turnover driven by price increases in dairy commodities.
22 February 2023 News
What you need to know about health insurance plans
Chief executive of the Health Insurance Authority Laura Brien outlines important information for policyholders regarding their health insurance plan, writes Sarah McIntosh.
22 February 2023 Consumer
Tomatoes and cucumbers in short supply
January frost, snow and rain in Spain have led to a reduced supply of tomatoes and cucumbers to the Irish and UK markets.
21 February 2023 News