International arena to account for 40 per cent of food and drink exports by 2025, Bord Bia says Half of the growth in Ireland’s agri-food export volumes last year came from markets outside of Europe, led by a six-fold increase in exports to China, a… Read More »Irish food sector growth targets key non-European markets
After slumping in recent days, sterling was uplifted by the fresh wave of Brexit optimism, after comments of the EU’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, that a deal was a “realistic” prospect by early November. Yesterday, the UK currency was again troubled by reports that Brexiteers… Read More »Irish food firms fear the hard Brexit inevitability
Scheme will be run by the local enterprise offices in conjunction with Bord Bia A new entrepreneur programme aimed at providing new and emerging food businesses with all the information they need in the early stages of production has been launched by the Government. The… Read More »Government launches programme for food start-ups
Built in city’s docklands the building is inspired by the iconic Flatiron Building in New York A €20 million, 15-storey, glass fronted triangular office building is to be built in the docklands in Cork city, on a brownfield site just yards from the Parnell Place… Read More »New York-inspired Prism office building for €20m development in Cork
The Republic is by far the biggest and most important food export market for the North, but could Brexit turn this on its head? Whether it’s millions of litres of milk, artisan gin, traditional soda bread or even a favourite chicken dish, Ireland is by… Read More »Will the Border break the all-Ireland food chain?
A quarter of Cork’s footprint has yet to be built and the city centre will look dramatically different in 20 years to what it does now. That is according to Tánaiste Simon Coveney, who was speaking to business leaders in Cork about the €116bn national development… Read More »Cork City’s skyline set for dramatic transformation
UK accounted for 35 per cent of exports in 2017 despite diversification efforts Irish food and drink exports remain heavily reliant on the UK market despite attempts to diversify ahead of Brexit. Bord Bia’s latest export performance report indicates that the UK accounted for 35… Read More »Brexit: Food and drink exports ‘still heavily reliant’ on UK
Employers’ group forecasts growth rate in excess of 4% for 2018.The Irish economy has moved beyond the recovery phase and into a period of “strong and sustainable growth” with expansion forecast to reach 4.2 per cent in 2018, according to the employers’ group, Ibec. In… Read More »Irish households have never been wealthier, says Ibec