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Agribusiness
Record Brazilian beef exports in 2022
Phelim O'Neill
The ongoing surge in Brazil's beef exports continued in 2022 with another new record set for volume and value
3 February 2023 News
Impact of tightening US beef supply
Less cattle in the US means high prices for farmers will continue and there will be no cheap US beef traded on international markets in 2023.
1 February 2023 News
Regulator needs to be farmers’ ‘eyes and ears’
The long-promised regulator for agri-food industry is getting closer, but will it make any difference?
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Updates from USA, China, New Zealand and the EU.
1 February 2023 World
Ireland’s place in beef export markets
Irish beef has a positive image with customers and traders alike, particularly in Britain and Europe, but can this be harnessed to give meaningful value to Irish farmers?
1 February 2023 News
Regulator has to be the eyes and ears for farmers
Appointment of an agri food regulator is the last chance to fix farmer-factory relationship.
29 January 2023 News
Why there is such a gap in factory prices
Reasons for why there is a gap of up to €300/head in the prices paid by factories for the exact same type of cattle.
27 January 2023 News
Further consolidation in beef and sheep processing
If Dawn Meats acquires Kildare Chilling, it will mean that 90% of sheepmeat processing and two-thirds of beef processing will be done by ABP, Dawn and Kepak.
25 January 2023 News
Factory leagues: record spread in prices paid for cattle
Factory prices jumped in 2022 and so too did the gap for the widest price gap.
25 January 2023 News
Market Digest: stories from around the world
News briefs from China, Australia, USA and Brazil/Argentina.
25 January 2023 World
Choice of factory worth up to €300/head to farmers
Decisions made by farmers in choosing which factory to use is worth anywhere between €56 and €308, depending on stock type.
25 January 2023 News
Protected geographical indication for beef expected soon
Getting approval for an Irish grass-fed PGI is just the first step on the journey to build a brand for Irish beef.
22 January 2023 News