Press releases archive - 2015

Food sector playing its part in tackling climate change

02/12/2015 - Meat Industry Ireland (MII), the Ibec group that represents the meat industry, today said it strongly supports the views expressed by An Taoiseach at COP 21 in Paris this week when he set out the

Crucial role of sector highlighted in new agri-food strategy

02/07/2015 - Food and Drink Industry Ireland, the Ibec group that represents the food sector, today welcomed Food Wise 2025, the new national agri-food strategy, which was launched earlier. FDII Chairman and CEO

Dairy industry will rise to challenge of Food Wise 2025

02/07/2015 - The Irish Dairy Industries Association (IDIA), the representative organisation for dairy processors and infant formula manufacturers, today welcomed the ambition of the new Food Wise 2025 agri-food

Meat industry welcomes ambitious new food strategy

02/07/2015 - Meat Industry Ireland, the Ibec group that represents the meat sector, today welcomed the launch by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD and the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney TD

Beef markets unaffected by single case of BSE - MII

25/06/2015 - Meat Industry Ireland confirmed today that international beef markets remain unaffected by the single case of BSE in Co Louth. Following the initial announcement, member companies have maintained

New export opportunities deliver positive beef outlook - MII

28/05/2015 - Meat Industry Ireland (MII) today welcomed the publication of the AIB Beef Outlook report, which highlights the importance of the beef sector in Ireland. The sector supports over 80,000 beef family

Dairy industry highlights positives of EU–US trade deal

27/05/2015 - The Irish Dairy Industries Association (IDIA) today highlighted the benefits for the Irish dairy sector of a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement between the EU and the

No evidence to support soft drink sugar tax

21/04/2015 - Responding today to a call by Fianna Fáil for the introduction of a sugar tax on soft drinks, Declan Jackson, Director of the Irish Beverage Council said: “The Irish Beverage Council is fully

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