Articles Tagged ‘agri-food’

Call for National Food Strategy at agri-food conference


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.

Funding opportunity for budding food growers


GIY and Energia are offering people across the country the opportunity to apply for funding to grow their own food in 2018. In total, €75,000 is available from the ‘Get Ireland Growing' funding pool. 

Healthy eating on the menu at Taste of Cavan


Manor Farm’s Healthier Eating Challenge will take to the main stage at the Taste of Cavan festival this weekend. The hour-long interactive demonstration will give visitors to the two-day local food event practical tips on nutrition and cooking and on how to make healthier food choices at mealtimes.

Irish Government will attend China International Import Expo 2018


As part of the week-long agri-trade mission to China and Hong Kong, the Minister for Agriculture Food & Marine, Michael Creed, today (Thursday, May 17) oversaw the signing of a memorandum of understanding, committing to an Irish presence at the China International Import Expo taking place in November 2018 in Shanghai.

Kerry Group announces revenue of €3.2bn


Kerry Group has announced that revenue increased by 4.8 per cent to €3.2bn in the first half of 2017, driven by strong organic growth offset by adverse currency movements.

New Agri-Business Show Launched

Farmex - The Business of Farming is a new one-day conference and trade exhibition, which will be held on Friday October 12th, 2018 at the Hub, Cillin Hill, Kilkenny

Top 10 agricultural priorities submitted to new Taoiseach


IFA president Joe Healy has set out in a submission the top 10 priorities for agriculture to Leo Varadkar following his election as Taoiseach yesterday afternoon (June 14). He wished him success in the role and said he is looking forward to working closely with the new Taoiseach in the future. 

Two new projects to tackle food waste


Two projects will receive funding this year from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine’s Rural Innovation and Development Fund, for initiatives aimed at reducing food waste generated by food businesses, retailer/wholesalers, or suppliers in rural areas.