The Future of Sugar & Processed Foods

It is clear that over the course of the last decade, there has been an exponential push towards nutrition in the food industry. At one time, consumers were happy with anything that would keep them from starving. Today, more and more are becoming aware of portions they eat and their consumption of excessive calories, sugars, Read more about The Future of Sugar & Processed Foods[…]

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The Emergence of the Irish Dairy Industry: a Success Story or a False Hope?

Ireland has long-known been a hotspot for certain key industries, such as pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and computer hardware & software. But as we inch closer to closing the second decade of the 21st century, a new industry is beginning a rapid expansion that will place it among the top industries in the Republic: the dairy industry. The Read more about The Emergence of the Irish Dairy Industry: a Success Story or a False Hope?[…]

Food ministry recommends raising edible oil import taxes

(Reuters) – India’s food ministry wants to double the import tax on crude edible oils and raise that on refined oils by 50 percent, but is waiting for other ministries to give their views before passing its recommendation to the cabinet, the food minister said. The world’s biggest vegetable oil importer levies a 2.5 percent Read more about Food ministry recommends raising edible oil import taxes[…]

Irish food businesses ‘hit hard’ by EU-Russia sanctions war

The ongoing tensions between the European Union and Russia over the crisis in Ukraine are creating obstacles for Irish exporters to Russia, according to the Ireland Russia Business Association (IRBA). IRBA, the non-profit which promotes trade links between the two countries, hosted an event with Gerard MacCarthy, Enterprise Ireland’s Russia director at the Irish embassy Read more about Irish food businesses ‘hit hard’ by EU-Russia sanctions war[…]