Convenience food manufacturer Greencore reported a 46.1% rise in group revenue to £1.01bn in its interim results, boosted by strong growth in its food-to-go offering, and the acquisition of US firm Peacock Foods.
Chinese consumers believe the UK is trailing a number of western countries in key areas such as food safety standards, the integrity of producers and the use of advanced technology in food production, according a study.
Willowbrook Fine Foods aims to create 55 jobs in a £2.3M investment representing “a significant boost” to Northern Ireland’s economy, according to its enterprise, trade and investment minister Arlene Foster.
The Irish government has declared a “major breakthrough” in the investigation into the horse meat DNA found in value burgers as “conclusive test results” link the source to an ingredient from a Polish supplier.
Cloning is unlikely to form part of Ireland's armoury of technological weaponry as the country seeks to expand its meat and livestock exports over the next decade, says Padraig Brennan, a senior analyst for Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board