‘It will make us work even harder to find opportunities’

The new chief of Bord Bia won’t let Brexit spoil food industry appetite for success

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor @gnelis
19th February, 2017
Tara McCarthy, chief executive of Bord Bia Picture: Fergal Phillips

The new chief executive of Bord Bia has said the ambition of the Irish food industry remains as strong as ever, despite the huge challenges posed by Brexit.

Tara McCarthy, who took up her position three weeks ago, said no one in the sector was in any doubt as to how hard they would have to work to overcome the difficulties Brexit would bring.

“It is a huge, fundamental challenge for us, and our eyes...

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