Northern Ireland

Elliott: 'We must produce food of greater quality'

£30M food research centre for Belfast underway

By Rod Addy

A £30M food research centre is being developed by Queen’s University, Belfast, as an extension to its existing Institute for Global Security, which is pioneering work on food security systems.

Wilson was sentenced to four months in jail, ordered to pay £8k fines and banned from poultry processing management

Maggots and old bloodstains – poultry processing case

By Rod Addy

A Northern Irish man was jailed, fined £8,000 and banned from managing poultry processing firms after officials found nine food safety breaches at his business, Upper Erne Lakes Poultry in Newtownbutler.

Northern Ireland's dairy sector made a key contribution to growth

Northern Ireland food firms beat the recession

By Freddie Dawson

Northern Ireland’s food and drink sector is not only weathering the global economic recession but thriving, according to a government report and industry leaders.

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Kerry Foods strikes suspended as talks begin

By Ben Bouckley

Unite the Union says it has begun a conciliation process with Kerry Foods via a third-party mediator, aimed at resolving a pay dispute at the firm’s Omagh site.

Burger factory set for big freeze

Burger factory set for big freeze

By Graham Holter

Northern Ireland meat processor Freeza Meats has unveiled a new £750,000 freezing system at its factory in Newry, County Down.


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