EU funding of €500,000 has been approved for Bord Bia to promote fresh fruit and vegetables for the next three years. This additional funding brings to €1m, the total amount to be spent on such produce, until 2018.
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A new €1 million marketing campaign has been launched to boost potato consumption among Irish consumers.
Sustainably grown seaweed, whiskey flavoured popcorn and Cork’s finest gluten-free fresh chilli sauce are just some of the innovative products selected to join this year’s FoodService Academy.
The National Dairy Council is delighted to announce that it is launching a special Christmas campaign with Irish Chef Clodagh Mckenna. Clodagh has created eight delicious festive recipes using the best of Irish produce, a range of indulgent treats to cook for friends and family this Christmas.
Chairing a meeting of the COPA working party on the food chain in Brussels this week, IFA President Joe Healy said that last week’s vote in the European parliament adopting a report calling for more action to tackle Unfair Trading Practices (UTPs) in the food supply chain was welcomed by all member state farmer representatives.
An ageing farm population is a major challenge to ending world hunger in one of the poorest regions of the world, two African farmers association representatives have told a World Food Day Conference in Dublin.
Agri Aware, the independent Irish agri-food educational body, is asking consumers to support the Irish agri-food industry, by buying quality and sustainably produced Irish food this Christmas.
The agriculture sector accounted for 8.4 per cent of total employment in 2014, according to the Annual Review and Outlook for Agriculture Food & the Marine 2014/2015, which was published today (Tuesday, June 23).
The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine has been advised of the need for careful expansion in the dairy sector to ensure a profitable and sustainable model can be secured into the future.
The Agricultural Science Association (ASA) will hold their 74th annual conference in the Lyrath Estate Hotel, Kilkenny, September 8 and 9.
More than 94,000 people attended Bord Bia's Bloom festival in the Phoenix Park, Dublin, over the June bank holiday weekend.
Tara McCarthy has been appointed chief executive of Bord Bia. Ms McCarthy will succeed current chief executive, Aidan Cotter, who will retire in January 2017.
Bord Bia held its annual All Ireland Quality Potato Championships at the Tullamore Show, where David Curran from Fethard in Tipperary was crowned the champion.
Bord Bia has participated in Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai for the first time.
Bord Bia has commenced three weeks of TV advertising to highlight the 'unmistakable' taste of quality-assured lamb.
Bord Bia, the Irish food board, has saluted the success of The Little Milk Company and Cashel Farmhouse Cheese in taking top honours at France’s premier cheese and dairy products event, the 'Salon du Fromage' in Paris.
Fifteen leading Irish food and drink companies join Bord Bia in Dubai this week for Gulfood 2016, the world’s largest food and hospitality trade show.
Bord Bia and a record 27 Irish food exporters are attending SIAL in Paris with a view to developing new business opportunities and maintaining existing trading relationships at the biggest food fair in the world this year.
Love Irish Food and the Small Firms Association (SFA) have called on consumers to consider the food and drinks they buy this Christmas, warning that Brexit could pose a serious threat to indigenous Irish food businesses that play a vital role in providing employment and supporting local economies.
Senior members of the agri-food industry in Ireland have been urged to consider the development of a ‘National Food Strategy’, and to avoid complacency when it comes to meeting ongoing challenges in the sector.