Irish food producers find the right ingredients for export success

With agri-food and drink exports topping €11 million in 2016, the highest ever recorded figure, Ireland’s food sector continues to thrive in overseas markets

9th April, 2017
Tara McCarthy, chief executive, Bord Bia

Released in January, Bord Bia’s Export Performance and Prospects report revealed a 2 per cent increase in export sales last year, marking the seventh consecutive year of export growth for Ireland’s food and drink producers.

While trade with Britain fell by 8 per cent on foot of fluctuating exchange rates in the wake of the Brexit vote, there was a corresponding increase in exports to international and emerging markets such as North...

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