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Over five million cartons recycled since launch of dedicated sorting at Ireland’s largest MRF

    Over five million cartons recycled since launch of dedicated sorting at Ireland’s largest MRF

More than five million beverage cartons have been sorted and fully recycled since AI powered robotic sorting was launched at Panda’s materials recovery facility (MRF) in Ballymount, Dublin. Installed last year

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Michael Harte appointed as new Dairygold Chief Executive

    Michael Harte appointed as new Dairygold Chief Executive

The Board of Dairygold Co-Operative Society Limited has appointed Interim Chief Executive, Michael Harte (pictured right), as the Irish dairy co-operative’s new Chief Executive. Michael Harte has been a key

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Lidl Ireland gives a €30 million ‘Kickstart’ to over 250 Irish producers

    Lidl Ireland gives a €30 million ‘Kickstart’ to over 250 Irish producers

Lidl Ireland is set to give a ‘Kickstart’ to a new batch of 48 Irish producers from across the country who successfully earned a place on the retailer’s coveted Kickstart

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Dawn Meats signs €125 million contract with ALDI

    Dawn Meats signs €125 million contract with ALDI

ALDI Ireland has announced a new €125 million contract with supplier Dawn Meats. This is a significant contract, worth €25 million annually over the next five years. Following this contract, Dawn

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ALDI records €1.1 billion spend with Irish suppliers in 2023 and economic impact of €757 million, as retailer marks 25 years in Ireland

    ALDI records €1.1 billion spend with Irish suppliers in 2023 and economic impact of €757 million, as retailer marks 25 years in Ireland

ALDI’s economic contribution to Ireland in 2023 was €757 million as the retailer spent €1.1 billion with Irish suppliers, according to its latest economic impact report, ‘ALDI in Ireland, 1999-2024′. The

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Promising trends as Foodservice Price Index shows UK inflation levels approaching normality

    Promising trends as Foodservice Price Index shows UK inflation levels approaching normality

The latest Foodservice Price Index report from Prestige Purchasing and CGA brings encouraging news for the UK foodservice industry, with inflation rates returning towards more normal levels. The report for April 2024 indicates a significant

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Norbev increases turnover by over 50% following £300,000 investment in skills development

    Norbev increases turnover by over 50% following £300,000 investment in skills development

Ballymena -based soft drinks manufacturer, Norbev has increased its turnover by over 50 per cent following an investment of almost £300,000 in the up-skilling of its staff. Founded in 1919,

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Deposit Return Scheme surpasses 20 million drinks containers collected since launch

    Deposit Return Scheme surpasses 20 million drinks containers collected since launch

Ireland’s Deposit Return Scheme, Re-turn, has achieved a significant milestone, collecting over 20 million drinks containers since its inception on February 1. This achievement was reached on March 29. Re-turn recorded

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Solar powered soft drinks: 75% of the electricity used to make Britvic brands in Britain now comes from the sun

    Solar powered soft drinks: 75% of the electricity used to make Britvic brands in Britain now comes from the sun

75% of the electricity now being used to make Britvic soft drinks in Great Britain – from Fruit Shoot to Tango, Robinsons to J2O – is coming from a 160-acre

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Lidl Ireland announces €1.6 billion worth of goods and services procured from Irish suppliers and business partners in 2023

    Lidl Ireland announces €1.6 billion worth of goods and services procured from Irish suppliers and business partners in 2023

Lidl Ireland has announced that more than €1.6 billion worth of goods and services was procured from Irish suppliers and business partners by the retailer in 2023. A total of

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Diageo contributes €13 billion to Europe’s economy every year

    Diageo contributes €13 billion to Europe’s economy every year

A new report from Oxford Economics shows that Diageo – a global leader in beverage alcohol, with brands including Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Baileys and Guinness – is contributing over €13

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ALDI invested another €1.1 billion with Irish suppliers in 2023

    ALDI invested another €1.1 billion with Irish suppliers in 2023

ALDI has announced that it has spent €1.1 billion with Irish suppliers in 2023, a year which saw the opening of six new stores and ALDI being voted the most

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Scotch whisky boosts UK economy by £7.1 billion

    Scotch whisky boosts UK economy by £7.1 billion

The contribution of the Scotch Whisky industry to the UK economy reached £7.1 billion in 2022. A new report by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) also reveals the industry supports

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Origin Green Gold Membership 2023 Recognises Sustainability Excellence in Irish Food and Drink Sector

    Origin Green Gold Membership 2023 Recognises Sustainability Excellence in Irish Food and Drink Sector

Bord Bia has acknowledged the sustainability performance of 97 Irish food and drink companies that have attained Origin Green Gold Membership in 2023. Gold Membership is given to companies, which

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Irish dairy industry worth €17.6 billion to the economy

    Irish dairy industry worth €17.6 billion to the economy

Dairy Industry Ireland (DII), the Ibec association representing the sector, has unveiled a new comprehensive report that highlights the substantial economic contribution, global market potential, and commitment to sustainable practices

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Killybegs to benefit from significant €50 million seafood sector investment

    Killybegs to benefit from significant €50 million seafood sector investment

Killybegs in County Donegal, which one of Ireland’s busiest seafood hubs, is to benefit from a total €50 million investment aimed at future-proofing the region’s fish processing sector and maintaining

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Lidl Ireland announces landmark €60 million deal with O’Brien Fine Foods

    Lidl Ireland announces landmark €60 million deal with O’Brien Fine Foods

Lidl Ireland has announced a major supply deal with Kildare-based cooked meats producer, O’Brien Fine Foods, valued at €60 million. This new deal will see O’Brien Fine Foods supply to

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ALDI signs new contracts worth €26 million with four Irish suppliers

    ALDI signs new contracts worth €26 million with four Irish suppliers

ALDI Ireland has agreed four major new deals with Irish-based suppliers worth more than €26 million. The new and extended contracts continue ALDI’s long-standing commitment to its Irish supplier network,

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61% of Irish Food & Agribusiness SMEs say finding the right team is one of the biggest hurdles to growth

    61% of Irish Food & Agribusiness SMEs say finding the right team is one of the biggest hurdles to growth

Ifac, Ireland’s farming, food, and agribusiness specialist professional services firm and a top 10 accountancy firm, has published its sixth annual Food and Agribusiness Report 2023 – the only report

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Müller trials zero-emission HGV refrigeration

    Müller trials zero-emission HGV refrigeration

Müller Milk & Ingredients, which produces branded and private label fresh milk, cream, butter, milk drinks and ingredients products and boasts a network of dairies and depots servicing customers throughout

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Lidl’s largest warehouse in the world opens in England following £300 million investment

    Lidl’s largest warehouse in the world opens in England following £300 million investment

Lidl GB has officially opened its £300 million RDC – the largest Lidl warehouse in the world – marking the discounter’s continued commitment to expansion across Great Britain. The 1.2

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IMPRESS: An EU Project building zero-waste, sustainable aquatic food value chains

    IMPRESS: An EU Project building zero-waste, sustainable aquatic food value chains

IMPRESS is an industry driven project, based on sound science and centred around the EU Bioeconomy and Blue Growth strategies, striving to promote sustainable and zero-waste production and consumption. The

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Scotch whisky industry releases Water Stewardship Framework

  Scotch whisky industry releases Water Stewardship Framework

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has published a Water Stewardship Framework, offering research-based guidance for the Scotch Whisky industry as

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Bord Bia and Skillnet Ireland launch Origin Green Academy to develop sustainability skills and talent for the Irish food and drink industry

  Bord Bia and Skillnet Ireland launch Origin Green Academy to develop sustainability skills and talent for the Irish food and drink industry

Bord Bia and Skillnet Ireland have launched the Origin Green Academy to develop sustainability skills and talent for the Irish

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50th Irish food business achieves globally recognised standard

  50th Irish food business achieves globally recognised standard

The National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) has announced that it has now certified more than fifty companies in Ireland

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Transforming the UK food system through trade

  Transforming the UK food system through trade

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has added a new £680,000 interdisciplinary project to its Transforming UK Food Systems Strategic Priorities Fund

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Britvic invests £13 million in fifth canning line at UK manufacturing site

  Britvic invests £13 million in fifth canning line at UK manufacturing site

Leading soft drinks business, Britvic, is announcing a further £13 million investment into a fifth canning line at its Rugby

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ALDI expands Irish supplier network, adding 15 new Irish suppliers and investing €1.1 billion with Irish food and drink companies in 2022

  ALDI expands Irish supplier network, adding 15 new Irish suppliers and investing €1.1 billion with Irish food and drink companies in 2022

In 2022, ALDI sourced €1.1 billion of locally produced food and drink from Irish suppliers. In total, ALDI partnered with over 330

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Kerry Group announces new partnerships to consolidate distribution network in Europe

  Kerry Group announces new partnerships to consolidate distribution network in Europe

Kerry Group, a world leader in taste and nutrition for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical markets, has announced details on

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Mettler-Toledo to Host a Live Webinar on Glass in Glass X- ray Inspection

  Mettler-Toledo to Host a Live Webinar on Glass in Glass X-  ray Inspection

Live event scheduled 9th March 2023 will discuss the damaging nature of glass-in-glass contamination for food manufacturers and how x-ray

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Global retail trends for 2023

  Global retail trends for 2023

Global insight provider IGD has identified six trends set to influence the global retail landscape in 2023. With inflation driving

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DFDS acquires McBurney Transport Group for £138 million

  DFDS acquires McBurney Transport Group for £138 million

DFDS, the European ferry and transport services giant, has agreed to acquire 100% of McBurney Transport Group headquartered in Northern

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Another year of high Agriculture Production Costs expected in 2023 in Ireland

  Another year of high Agriculture Production Costs expected in 2023 in Ireland

A new report, by economists at Teagasc, provides the latest estimates of average incomes for various farm types in 2022

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Lidl Ireland signs deal worth more than €17 million with Honeyvale Foods

  Lidl Ireland signs deal worth more than €17 million with Honeyvale Foods

Lidl Ireland has announced a new contract worth more than €17 million with Honeyvale Foods. The new deal will see

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Food and drink industry faces investment decisions as cost pressures soar

  Food and drink industry faces investment decisions as cost pressures soar

Nearly 50% of food and drink manufacturers have cut or paused investment projects as they face the toughest trading conditions

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Moy Park secures new supply deal with Getir

  Moy Park secures new supply deal with Getir

Leading UK food company, Moy Park, has secured a supply deal with, Getir, which will see eight of its Moy

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Nearly 10% of food goes to waste in the supply chain

  Nearly 10% of food goes to waste in the supply chain

Stock inefficiencies and inventory ‘black holes’ are exacerbating the supply chain crisis for food companies according to new research.  Nearly 10% of

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Mondelēz International Contributed £933 Million to UK Economy in 2021

  Mondelēz International Contributed £933 Million to UK Economy in 2021

Mondelēz International, makers and bakers of iconic brands including Cadbury, OREO and Maynards Bassetts, has launched its latest economic and

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Over 90% of Irish whiskey producers have had production negatively impacted by supply chain issues

  Over 90% of Irish whiskey producers have had production negatively impacted by supply chain issues

92% of Irish whiskey producers have said that supply chain delays have negatively impacted on their recent production output and

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Lifeline for fizzy-drinks manufacturers struggling to source CO2

  Lifeline for fizzy-drinks manufacturers struggling to source CO2

Leeds-based CO2Sustain is reminding carbonated drinks manufacturers that its patented additive can cut by 12% the amount of CO2 needed to add fizz during

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Keepsake Site Director Elected as VP of Scottish Ass. Of meat Wholesalers

  Keepsake Site Director Elected as VP of Scottish Ass. Of meat Wholesalers

Alan Brown, site director at the McIntosh Donald factory based at Portlethen, Aberdeen, has been elected as Vice-President of the

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Musgrave Invests Over £3m in SuperValu Stores of The Future

  Musgrave Invests Over £3m in SuperValu Stores of The Future

Musgrave Northern Ireland has announced today that the business has invested £3.2million in the rejuvenation of four SuperValu stores across

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Irish Beef and Lamb Lands in Singapore

  Irish Beef and Lamb Lands in Singapore

Consumers in Singapore can purchase Irish beef and lamb in store for the first time at retailer, Ryan’s Grocery. Seven

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Leading Foodservice Provider Unveils Ambitious Expansion Plans for Northern Ireland

  Leading Foodservice Provider Unveils Ambitious Expansion Plans for Northern Ireland

Leading foodservice provider Sysco Ireland has revealed plans to double the size of its Northern Ireland operation within five years

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£3.2 million for food and drink tech hub in Scottish Highlands

  £3.2 million for food and drink tech hub in Scottish Highlands

A project to create a food and drink technology centre in the Highlands has secured more than £3.2 million investment

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UK’s Flagship Packaging Event Unveils New Features to Inspire the Industry

  UK’s Flagship Packaging Event Unveils New Features to Inspire the Industry

Packaging Innovations and Empack 2022 will introduce two brand-new interactive features, The Big Debate and the Sustainability Trail, when it returns

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Packaging Innovations 2022 Launches The Sustainability Trail

  Packaging Innovations 2022 Launches The Sustainability Trail

Sustainability, the packaging industry’s most contentious topic, is set to take centre stage at Packaging Innovations and Empack 2022, with the

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Fyffes Opens New €25 Million Facility

  Fyffes Opens New €25 Million Facility

A new banana ripening and distribution centre, owned and operated by Irish banana distributors, Fyffes has opened and commenced operations

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Federation of Bakers calls for British Government action to avert impending bread crisis

  Federation of Bakers calls for British Government action to avert impending bread crisis

Gordon Polson, Chief Executive of the Federation of Bakers has written to the Rt Hon George Eustice MP, Secretary of

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Abbey Logistics Grows Flour Division with Contract from Premier Foods

  Abbey Logistics Grows Flour Division with Contract from Premier Foods

Bulk road tanker specialist Abbey Logistics has been awarded a new contract to transport all bulk flour produced at Premier

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Müller Milk & Ingredients aims to maintain 99% service levels with major recruitment drive

  Müller Milk & Ingredients aims to maintain 99% service levels with major recruitment drive

Müller Milk & Ingredients (MMI) has launched a significant recruitment push in order to maintain its first class customer service

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Teagasc Future Beef Programme – Sustainable Cattle Production

  Teagasc Future Beef Programme – Sustainable Cattle Production

The Teagasc Future Beef Programme – Sustainable Cattle Production has been launched. The aim of the Future Beef Programme is

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Six Key Opportunities in Controlled Environment Agriculture

  Six Key Opportunities in Controlled Environment Agriculture

The global market size for controlled environment agriculture (CEA) is set to reach a market value of $100 billion by

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National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2021 – 23rd & 24th November – RDS Simmonscourt , Dublin

  National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2021 – 23rd & 24th November – RDS Simmonscourt , Dublin

Following a period of unprecedented change and upheaval in the manufacturing and supply chain sector over the past 18 months

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