Articles Tagged ‘Bord Bia’

Award winners announced at Bloom 2017 launch


Bloom patron and President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins officially opened the prestigious, annual, five-day Bloom flower and food festival event at 11am today (June 1) in the Phoenix Park, Dublin. In addition to visiting the 22 show gardens, 13 postcard gardens and 110 food and drink exhibitors, visitors can also attend a host of live talks, cookery demonstrations and debates.

Bord Bia EU beef promotion in Tokyo


Bord Bia and the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) are engaging with 50 major Japanese beef buyers in Tokyo, building on last week's trade agreement between the EU and Japan.

Bord Bia report highlights craft beer growth

A new Bord Bia report has revealed that Irish craft beer is performing well in many areas, including the number of production facilities, production output, market share and exports. 

Creed invites top Hong Kong chefs to Ireland

 Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has met with some of Hong Kong’s top chefs at ‘East Meats West’, a high-end culinary event organised by Bord Bia to promote Irish and European grass-fed beef and lamb. The event is part of a three-year campaign co-funded by Bord Bia and the European Union.

Department welcome supports for Irish vegetable growers


The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has welcomed the announcement by SuperValu that it will put financial supports in place for a number of existing vegetable growers who have been negatively impacted by the recent heatwave. The announcement was made following discussions with the Irish Farmers Association (IFA). 

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.

Irish pig prices must rise, says IFA


IFA national pigs chairman Tom Hogan has called on all pig factories to look at the market realities in the UK and Europe, and lift Irish pig prices above the €1.50c/kg price required to break even.

Origin Green never more important than now – Bord Bia


Bord Bia's stand at the National Ploughing Championships in Screggan focused on Origin Green, the national sustainability programme for the Irish food industry, and the framework it provides to farmers and food producers in the challenging trading environment brought about by Brexit.

Strengthening dairy sustainability


The Irish dairy industry has established a new initiative to promote and encourage sustainable dairy farming, writes Matt O’Keeffe