Despite a year of global volatility, involving political uncertainty with Brexit, extreme weather events and continuing currency fluctuations, the value of Irish food, drink and horticulture exports to the UK market reached €4.5bn ($5.1bn), an increase...
Figures announced yesterday by Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board, show the value of Irish agri-food and drink exports exceeded €11bn ($11.7bn) for the first time in 2016, despite a small decrease in UK exports following Brexit and currency fluctuations.
The Irish food board, Bord Bia, recently brought together more than 180 Irish food and drink exporters and experts from the UK food retail market to share information on the post-Brexit trading landscape.
The dairy sector dominated another record year for Irish food
exports in 2007, as producers and farmers exploited strong demand
from Asian markets to increase their sales by 13 per cent to
€2.36bn, the country's food board has...