‘Live exports are the key to maintaining Irish cattle prices’

'Live exports are the key to maintaining Irish cattle prices' The Brexit-related slide in sterling wiped a potential €570 million off the value of our food and drink export trade with the UK, according to Bord Bia’s latest export performance and prospects report. When increased export volumes are taken into

Irish Times

‘Live exports are the key to maintaining Irish cattle prices’

IFA National Livestock Committee Chairman Angus Woods has welcomed the re-opening of the Egyptian market to Irish beef exports. But it’s important that provision for live cattle is also included in the criteria agreed for this and subsequent export

Agriland

Irish Food & Drink Exports Reach €11.15 Billion

The value of Irish agri-food and drink exports surpassed €11 billion for the first time ever in 2016, Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed announced on Wednesday. It was the seventh subsequent year of growth, with an increase of 2% to reach €11.5

ESM – The European Supermarket Magazine

Irish Whiskey exports predicted to double by 2020

New data released by Bord Bia today shows that beverage exports increased by 4% to €1.4 billion in 2016. Whiskey exports were a key driver of growth and jumped by 8% to reach €505 in 2016. Irish whiskey exports have recorded a fourfold increase over …

Business World (press release) (blog)

Weekly podcast: growth in export figures and Schmallenberg virus

In this week’s podcast we discuss Bord Bia’s export figures for 2016, learn about the Schmallenberg virus, find out how dairy farmers can increase profits by 30% and talk about the new €10/ewe scheme.

Irish Farmers Journal

Brexit wipes €570m off value of Irish food exports in 2016

That’s according to Bord Bia which launched its Export Review and Prospects Report today warning that exports markets for Irish food and drink will continue to be challenging this year and that prepared food exports to the Britain will remain under

Irish Independent

Irish food exports to UK slump, offset by growth elsewhere

DUBLIN, Jan 11 (Reuters) – Uncertainty arising from Brexit led to an 8 percent fall last year in Irish food and drink exports to the United Kingdom, by far their biggest market, but the drop was offset by growth elsewhere. The UK is Ireland’s largest

Daily Mail

Irish food exports exceeded €11bn for first time, Bord Bia says

The value of Irish food and drink exports exceeded €11 billion for the first time last year, following 2% growth on 2015. Figures announced today by Bord Bia, the Irish food board, show that the value of Ireland’s food exports was €11.15 billion in

FoodBev.com

Brexit costs Irish food exports €570m in 2016

Brexit is thought to have impacted heavily on the Irish economy last year according to Bord Bia. In the annual Bord Bia Export Review and Prospects Report, it has been calculated that €570m has been lost from the Irish food and drink industry in 2016.

Irish Examiner

‘Bord Bia export figures for 2016 highlight the challenges facing the food sector’

Bord Bia export figures for 2016 highlight the challenges facing the sector and reinforce the need for significant government investment in market development, Food and Drink Industry Ireland (FDII), has said. The Ibec group representing the food and

Agriland

Brexit dampens Irish food and drink exports by €570m

The fall in sterling following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union is estimated to have cost Irish food and drink exporters about €570 million in 2016, Bord Bia has said. Its annual Export Review and Prospects Report, published on Wednesday

Irish Times

Live exports will need to treble to deliver ‘decent’ margin for beef farmers

IFA, ICMSA and ICSA have called on Agriculture Minister, Michael Creed to intensify efforts to secure export markets for cattle to ensure “realistic prices” for beef producers. There is mounting farmer concern that increased cattle numbers will

Irish Independent

Brexit could have cost the Irish food and drink industry as much as €570m last year

Brexit could have cost the Irish food and drink industry as much as €570m last year. The new estimate from Board Bia reveals just how much the weakness and volatility of sterling negatively impacted the competitiveness of Irish exports. Trade with the

Irish Mirror

Irish food and drink exports exceeded €11 billion in 2016

The value of Irish agri-food and drink exports exceeded €11 billion for the first time ever in 2016, it was announced at Bord Bia’s Export Performance and Prospects 2016-2017 report today. Last year marked the seventh successive year of growth of Irish

Agriland

Bord Bia says Brexit cost food exporters €570m

Bord Bia has calculated that the fall in the value of sterling following Britain’s Brexit vote cost Irish food and drink exporters €570m last year alone. In its annual Export Review and Prospects Report, the agency warns that exports markets for Irish

RTE.ie

Brexit hits Irish exports by €570m

While Irish food and drink exports hit record levels, the impact of the UK electorate’s decision to vote to leave the EU resulted in Irish exports being hit by some €570m in 2016. Bord Bia’s export performance and prospects for 2016/2017 will be

Irish Farmers Journal

Perfect storm on the horizon for already struggling beef sector

It comes as cattle finishers were estimated to have had net losses last year and the supply of beef across Europe is predicted to increase in 2017. Bord Bia estimates that finished cattle supplies will increase “significantly” in 2017, as the impact of

Irish Independent