Trade

Irish beef exports are now valued at nearly €2.5bn and represent a fifth of all exports

Growing meat exports help Ireland to record year

By Helen Gilbert

Increased volumes of beef, pigmeat and sheepmeat helped the value of Irish food and drink exports reach a record high of €12.6bn last year – a rise of 13%, figures from the Irish Food Board have shown.

Rabobank: China's production decline a 'wake-up call' to inspire machinery investment

China’s production decline sparks import boom

By Oscar Rousseau

The global poultry industry is entering a period of enhanced market conditions as China’s historic production slump brings a welcome buoyancy to a string of poultry exporters.

Poland could be worth €59m to QSM lamb exporters by 2020

Lamb takes off in Poland

By Oscar Rousseau

Poland could be a gold mine for lamb exporters, and UK levy board AHDB Beef & Lamb has been celebrated for generating meat demand in the eastern EU state.

Pilgrim’s Pride's sales and profits both dropped in Q3 of this year

Pilgrim’s Pride sees sales drop in Q3

By Chloe Ryan

Poultry processor Pilgrim’s Pride has announced a fall in sales and profits for the third quarter of the year due to “continued challenges in the export market” and the strong dollar, the company said. 

Broiler production in Argentina is to reach record levels next year

Argentinian broiler production on the rise

By Chloe Ryan

Broiler production in Argentina is expected to reach a record 2.1 million metric tons (mmt) in 2016, fuelled by growth in exports, according to a new US Department of Agriculture (USDA) report by marketing specialist Andrea Yankelevich from the US embassy...