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#agribusiness

# agribusiness - Friday 9 December, 2016

Irish banana giant Fyffes is being taken over by one of Japan's biggest companies

The Sumitomo Corporation will pay just over €750m for the Dublin-based fruit supplier.

From Business ETC Irish banana giant Fyffes is being taken over by one of Japan's biggest companies Food And Drink

Irish banana giant Fyffes is being taken over by one of Japan's biggest companies

The Sumitomo Corporation will pay just over €750m for the Dublin-based fruit supplier.

# agribusiness - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

The IFA has a new boss and this time it's being very up-front about his salary

The move follows a pay scandal last year over former boss Pat Smith’s €500,000 salary package.

From Business ETC The IFA has a new boss and this time it's being very up-front about his salary Agribusiness

The IFA has a new boss and this time it's being very up-front about his salary

The move follows a pay scandal last year over former boss Pat Smith’s €500,000 salary package.

# agribusiness - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Beef industry to be hit the hardest under upcoming free-trade deals

But a new EU study said the controversial TTIP agreement will be positive for the dairy sector.

From Business ETC The EU's pending free-trade deals are expected to hit the beef industry hardest Agribusiness

The EU's pending free-trade deals are expected to hit the beef industry hardest

But a new EU study said agreements like the controversial TTIP will be positive for the dairy sector.

# agribusiness - Friday 4 November, 2016

From Business ETC The accounts of a Dubai firm linked to Arden Forestry have been frozen Agribusiness

The accounts of a Dubai firm linked to Arden Forestry have been frozen

The Irish-registered forestry investment firm is the subject of a garda investigation.

# agribusiness - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

From Business ETC This US agri-giant is starting a Dublin accelerator to help startups and wants nothing in return Agribusiness

This US agri-giant is starting a Dublin accelerator to help startups and wants nothing in return

Early-stage companies don’t need to hand over equity to sign-up to Alltech’s 12-week course.

# agribusiness - Friday 28 October, 2016

Dublin's agri-workers contribute three times more to Ireland's economy than those outside capital

On average, Dublin agri jobs were found to contribute €178k compared to €55k elsewhere.

From Business ETC Dublin agri-workers contribute three times more to economy than those outside capital Agribusiness

Dublin agri-workers contribute three times more to economy than those outside capital

On average, Dublin agri jobs were found to contribute €178k compared to €55k elsewhere.

# agribusiness - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

From Business ETC The ex-boss of Kerry Group is the new chairman of a chicken-manure tech company Agribusiness

The ex-boss of Kerry Group is the new chairman of a chicken-manure tech company

BHSL, which turns the waste into fuel, also plans to raise millions in a new funding round.

# agribusiness - Friday 14 October, 2016

From Business ETC 'Supplying Superquinn turned out to be my biggest mistake - I only ended up losing money' Insights

'Supplying Superquinn turned out to be my biggest mistake - I only ended up losing money'

This small-orchard owner ended up in the cider-making business almost by accident.

# agribusiness - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

From Business ETC Budget 2017: Low-cost loans and investment for sheep - what's in it for farmers Agribusiness

Budget 2017: Low-cost loans and investment for sheep - what's in it for farmers

A number of measures have been introduced to ease the potential fallout from Brexit.

# agribusiness - Friday 7 October, 2016

Larry Goodman's meat processing firm has got the green light to buy half a major rival

The IFA condemned the European Commission’s ruling on the merger, which it said would hurt farmers.

From Business ETC Larry Goodman's meat processing firm has got the green light to buy half a major rival Agribusiness

Larry Goodman's meat processing firm has got the green light to buy half a major rival

The IFA condemned the European Commission’s ruling on the merger, which it said would hurt farmers.

# agribusiness - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

From Business ETC 'Hard Brexit' fears have pushed the pound to multi-year lows Economics

'Hard Brexit' fears have pushed the pound to multi-year lows

The British government wants to start the EU exit process within six months.

# agribusiness - Saturday 1 October, 2016

An Irishman is about to launch a stock exchange-style market for cannabis in Chicago

UCD and MIT graduate Brian Liston is also setting up an Amazon-like portal that sells hemp.

From Business ETC An Irishman is about to launch a stock exchange-style market for cannabis in Chicago Startups

An Irishman is about to launch a stock exchange-style market for cannabis in Chicago

UCD and MIT graduate Brian Liston is also setting up an Amazon-like portal that sells hemp.

# agribusiness - Sunday 18 September, 2016

National Ploughing Championships boss: 'I feel as passionate today as when I was 17'

After four decades at the helm of Europe’s largest outdoor festival, Anna May McHugh shows no signs of slowing down.

# agribusiness - Saturday 17 September, 2016

From Business ETC National Ploughing Championships boss: 'I feel as passionate today as when I was 17' Agribusiness

National Ploughing Championships boss: 'I feel as passionate today as when I was 17'

After four decades at the helm of Europe’s largest outdoor festival, Anna May McHugh shows no signs of slowing down.

# agribusiness - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

From Business ETC 'I invested €250,000 in my poultry business - two years later we were being shut down' Agribusiness

'I invested €250,000 in my poultry business - two years later we were being shut down'

Jack O’Connor didn’t expect to be setting up a tech startup until one day his chicken farm was about to fold.

# agribusiness - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

From Business ETC The IFA could be about to lose a big chunk of its funding Agribusiness

The IFA could be about to lose a big chunk of its funding

ABP Foods, the largest beef processor in the state, will no longer automatically collect a crucial levy funding the farming body.

# agribusiness - Monday 15 August, 2016

From Business ETC A new fund could give farmers a chance to diversify their businesses Agribusiness

A new fund could give farmers a chance to diversify their businesses

There’s €200,000 up for grabs for farmers looking to kickstart their bright idea.

# agribusiness - Sunday 14 August, 2016

From Business ETC As farm incomes dwindle, getting farmers to embrace technology is a tough sell Agribusiness

As farm incomes dwindle, getting farmers to embrace technology is a tough sell

Many agribusiness owners are more worried about learning to use smartphones than the latest gizmos.

# agribusiness - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

From Business ETC Irish exporters are in the midst of a 'full-blown currency crisis' Policy

Irish exporters are in the midst of a 'full-blown currency crisis'

Ibec is calling for an urgent response from the government.

# agribusiness - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

From Business ETC Ireland is finally allowed send the US beef for hamburgers Agribusiness

Ireland is finally allowed send the US beef for hamburgers

Authorities have lifted a ban that prevented Ireland sending the beef used for burgers and processed foods to America.

# agribusiness - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

From Business ETC Lots of Irish farmers aren't set up to deal with the collapse in the pound Agribusiness

Lots of Irish farmers aren't set up to deal with the collapse in the pound

The value of the currency has plunged since the Brexit vote, but few food producers have a backup plan.

# agribusiness - Monday 27 June, 2016

A Dublin company is building a giant energy plant to process chicken poo

And it has plans for further projects in both the capital and Cork.

From Business ETC The forecast for the UK's future post-Brexit: 'Hello recession' Policy

The forecast for the UK's future post-Brexit: 'Hello recession'

Irish businesses and state agencies are getting ready for a new normal for our key trade partner.

# agribusiness - Saturday 25 June, 2016

From Business ETC A Dublin company is building a giant energy plant to process chicken poo Resource And Energy

A Dublin company is building a giant energy plant to process chicken poo

And it has plans for further projects in both the capital and Cork.

# agribusiness - Friday 24 June, 2016

Here's what Ireland's business leaders make of the Brexit hurricane

The economy is expected to take a hit after the Brexit vote, but no one knows what the full fallout will be.

From Business ETC Irish businesses should get ready for a 'fundamentally changed' deal with the UK Policy

Irish businesses should get ready for a 'fundamentally changed' deal with the UK

The economy is expected to take a hit after the Brexit vote, but no one knows what the full fallout will be.

From Business ETC The pound is getting shredded as the UK heads for the Brexit Policy

The pound is getting shredded as the UK heads for the Brexit

Economists are already slashing their forecasts for the country’s future.

# agribusiness - Thursday 16 June, 2016

From Business ETC Your crash course in... What Brexit jitters are doing to the pound - and how it affects us Agribusiness

Your crash course in... What Brexit jitters are doing to the pound - and how it affects us

These are the key points you need to know about what the approach vote is doing to sterling.

# agribusiness - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

From Business ETC This 1,250 acre hotel and golf course built by a pharmacy tycoon is on the market Building And Property

This 1,250 acre hotel and golf course built by a pharmacy tycoon is on the market

The Farnham Estate was put into receivership after its owner spent €85m developing the property.

# agribusiness - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

From Business ETC Subsidies are still the only thing keeping many farms afloat Agribusiness

Subsidies are still the only thing keeping many farms afloat

The average farm income was up last year – but nearly two-thirds of the money came from government sources.

# agribusiness - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

From Business ETC Brexit fears are driving down the value of farms in parts of Ireland Agribusiness

Brexit fears are driving down the value of farms in parts of Ireland

Cheap milk and the pending British referendum have helped kill investor interest.

From Business ETC We need to talk about the price of milk and its effect on rural Ireland Agribusiness

We need to talk about the price of milk and its effect on rural Ireland

The dairy industry has reached a ‘critical point’, according to producers.

# agribusiness - Thursday 12 May, 2016

From Business ETC Your crash course in... The fuss about China Insights

Your crash course in... The fuss about China

These are the key points you need to know about the withering Asian economy.

# agribusiness - Thursday 5 May, 2016

From Business ETC High-profile investor Michael Smurfit has ploughed nearly €1m into Moocall Agribusiness

High-profile investor Michael Smurfit has ploughed nearly €1m into Moocall

The Dublin-based company has developed a sensor that predicts when a cow will give birth.