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# Bord Bia
Covid-19 will have a 'severe' impact on Irish food businesses
Bord Bia has said that the coronavirus pandemic has caused major disruption to the food industry.
# food and drink
'My staff are excellent, I want to do my very best for them' - Damon Crowe of Red Torch Ginger
As Ireland deals with the fallout of Covid-19, we talk to businesses about how they are coping.
# food and drink
'My staff are excellent, I want to do my very best for them' - Damon Crowe of Red Torch Ginger
As Ireland deals with the fallout of Covid-19, we talk to businesses about how they are coping.
# food and drink
'We’re protecting jobs. We are fighting'
As Ireland faces the economic reality of coronavirus, the hospitality sector is feeling the impact.
# Whiskey in the Jar
Pour me another: Tourists are finding Irish whiskey neat but the Scots still reign
Ireland’s reputation as a whiskey haven is on the rise but there’s plenty of work to be done
# food and drink
Pour me another: Tourists are finding Irish whiskey neat but the Scots still reign
Ireland’s reputation as a whiskey haven is on the rise but there’s plenty of work to be done
# food and drink
Pour me another: Tourists are finding Irish whiskey neat but the Scots still reign
Ireland’s reputation as a whiskey haven is on the rise but there’s plenty of work to be done
# Seanad
Any tariff increases would 'decimate' Ireland's food and drink imports to the UK - Brexit committee report
Dublin Port expects the number of freight units from outside the EU to rise from 200,000 to 1 million after Brexit.
# Feature
Blockades, pickets and protests: What’s the beef?
Irish farmers are fighting local issues and dealing with a global problem.
# food and drink
The food industry has forecast yet more uncertainty with the new Brexit deal
Businesses will face another ‘cliff edge’ if transition period isn’t extended, groups warned.
# food and drink
Five Lamps Brewery has a new home - and plans to trial UK exports
The C&C-owned beer maker will test its drinks in London.
# food and drink
Five Lamps Brewery has a new home - and plans to trial UK exports
The C&C-owned beer maker will test its drinks in London.
# food and drink
Microbreweries have called for the extension of a 'life-or-death' tax relief
One beer maker said it could mean ‘the difference between having a craft brewing sector or not’.
# food and drink
The coffee industry is booming - but there aren't enough baristas to give punters their daily fix
That’s according to hospitality recruiter Excel Recruitment, which has launched a new training school.
# Startups and tech
With swelling competition, Deliveroo's new Irish boss is laying out an ambitious expansion strategy
Michael Healy is also calling for a change to self-employment laws that affect the company’s riders.
# Startups and tech
With swelling competition, Deliveroo's new Irish boss is laying out an ambitious expansion strategy
Michael Healy is also calling for a change to self-employment laws that affect the company’s riders.
# food and drink
A multimillion-euro campaign has been rolled out to improve the perception of Irish cuisine
Fáilte Ireland will promote more than 600 food- and drink-related events through ‘Taste the Island’.
# food and drink
The French thirst for Irish beer is up - but total exports are down
The Irish Brewers Association has released sales figures for 2018.
# food and drink
Kerry Group keeps on top of changing consumer demands as revenues grow
The Irish food giant is responding to trends such as growing taste plant-based nutrition.
# food and drink
The French thirst for Irish beer is up - but total exports are down
The Irish Brewers Association has released sales figures for 2018.
# Startups and tech
Your crash course in... Just Eat and Takeaway.com's £9bn merger and the future of food delivery
The long-time rivals are joining forces as competition from Deliveroo and Uber Eats is unrelenting.
# food and drink
Diageo's non-alcoholic bet is seen as an endorsement of high-end drinks for teetotalers
The group increased its shareholding in Seedlip as consumer tastes for alternative beverages catches on.
# Startups and tech
Your crash course in... Just Eat and Takeaway.com's £9bn merger and the future of food delivery
The long-time rivals are joining forces as competition from Deliveroo and Uber Eats is unrelenting.
# modernising
'The seven-nights-a-week drinker is gone': How Irish pubs are attracting a new clientele
Issues like harsher drink-driving penalties and cost of business are also having an impact on pubs.
# food and drink
The French thirst for Irish beer is up - but total exports are down
The Irish Brewers Association has released sales figures for 2018.
# building and property
Dublin City Council is coining it on 'sunshine tax', according to the Restaurants Association
The industry body said incoming sandwich board licence fees are ‘shockingly excessive’.
# food and drink
'The seven-nights-a-week drinker is gone': How Irish pubs are attracting a new clientele
Issues like harsher drink-driving penalties and cost of business are also having an impact on pubs.
# food and drink
The maker of Guinness is still 'tracking' the cannabis market for potential investments
But Diageo is in no rush to cash in on the legal marijuana boom.
# building and property
Dublin City Council is coining it on 'sunshine tax', according to the Restaurants Association
The industry body said incoming sandwich board licence fees are ‘shockingly excessive’.
# insights and opinion
'I used to be motivated by a fear of failure. I kind of got over that'
Gary Lavin, the founder of VitHit, talks fear of failure, managing growth and why he’s not pursuing kombucha.
# policy and economy
Ireland's beef with Mercosur - how the deal is adding to the struggles of the Irish farmer
Beef farmers are worried that they could be a pawn in a bigger trade game.
# Startups and tech
How Aqualicense wants to help marine firms navigate paperwork tsunamis
As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the Wicklow company.
# food and drink
Here's how proposed US tariffs could hit Irish whiskey
Irish whiskey could get dragged into a transatlantic trade dispute.
# policy and economy
Ireland's beef with Mercosur - how the deal is adding to the struggles of the Irish farmer
Beef farmers are worried that they could be a pawn in a bigger trade game.
# food and drink
Your crash course in ... how proposed US tariffs could hit Irish whiskey
Irish whiskey could get dragged into a transatlantic trade dispute.
# food and drink
Your crash course in ... how proposed US tariffs could hit Irish whiskey
Irish whiskey could get dragged into a transatlantic trade dispute.
# insights and opinion
'Be patient; it's going to take a hell of a lot longer than you would anticipate'
Gerry Scullion, founder of King of Kefir, talks radishes and getting lost down rabbit holes.
# insights and opinion
'Be patient; it's going to take a hell of a lot longer than you would anticipate'
Gerry Scullion, founder of King of Kefir, talks radishes and getting lost down rabbit holes.
# Startups and tech
Flipdish is teaming up with drone outfit Manna to deliver grub in Dublin
The pair claim they will carry out their first deliveries by automated aircraft later this year.
# food and drink
FoodCloud is scaling operations overseas after running pilots in three countries
The food distribution social enterprise recorded a surplus of half a million last year.