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Ciaran Fitzgerald asks should it be left to the CAP to do more to make up for dysfunctional market forces in the grocery retail trade.
By Contributor on 15 February 2018
Consumer price inflation in the UK remains at the same level as December and could signal an interest rate rise.
By Eoin Lowry on 15 February 2018
Economist Ciaran Fitzgerald highlights why farmers and food processors should be concerned with supermarket dominance.
By Contributor on 08 February 2018
Protesting French farmers have offloaded produce and waste outside supermarkets and blocked roads .
By Thomas Hubert on 02 February 2018
As Europe enters a series of key negotiations on the future of CAP and legislation to restore fairness along the food processing chain, one heavyweight player at the table is in a state of flux.
By Thomas Hubert on 25 January 2018
The comments come following concerns that were brought to the National Beef Association (NBA) by consumers over the lack of British beef available in Tesco supermarkets over the festive period.
By Barry Cassidy on 18 January 2018
Despite high rate of price inflation, UK supermarkets have reported healthy sales growth for the important Christmas period.
By Lorcan Allen on 18 January 2018
An annual Bord Bia retail audit has found that the amount of Quality Assured meat on shop shelves, in certain categories, fell in 2017.
By Amy Forde on 11 January 2018
Lidl's Irish boss, John Paul Scally outlined the German discounter’s future plans to grow its business with Eoin Lowry.
By Eoin Lowry on 21 December 2017
This week, GIY founder Michael Kelly asks us to give thanks to the dedicated growers who put the veg on our Christmas tables.
By Contributor on 21 December 2017
EU Commissionerfor Agriculture Phil Hogan aims to tackle the imbalance of power and unfair trading practices in the food industry.
By Phelim O'Neill on 25 November 2017
Co Meath beef and sheep farmer Ronan Delany wonders why more isn't being made of our grass-based beef systems.
By Ronan Delany on 09 November 2017
Deputy chief executive Roger Burnley will replace the outgoing Sean Clarke as chief executive from January 2018.
By Lorcan Allen on 02 November 2017
Modern supermarket packaging means that beef for the Christmas market is packed during November, writes Phelim O'Neill.
By Phelim O'Neill on 02 November 2017
SuperValu and Tesco tied in grocery race
With Dunnes Stores breathing down their neck, competition is at its highest between food retailers as consumers return to branded products, according to Kantar Worldpanel.
By Thomas Hubert on 23 October 2017
Food economist Ciaran Fitzgerald questions supermarket dominance in the food supply chain and highlights how it stifles innovation and limits competition.
By Contributor on 12 October 2017
Supermarkets have ‘super power’ over farmers – Commissioner Phil Hogan
The Commissioner was speaking at a Food Safety Authority of Ireland conference in Dublin on Friday.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 06 October 2017
UK groceries code adjudicator Christine Tacon was in NI last week speaking at a NIFDA event. David Wright reports.
By David Wright on 28 September 2017
Members of the NI Institute of Agricultural Science visited Hughes Mushrooms near Dungannon last week.
By Peter McCann on 21 September 2017
Irish food brands have once again proven to be strong performers in the Irish grocery market, according to the Checkout Top 100 Brands listings.
By Eoin Lowry on 14 September 2017
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