IFA calls on retailers to support growers
Niamh Murphy
The Irish Farmers' Association is calling on retailers to put a 2024 weather supplementary payment on fruit and vegetables to support horticulturalists.
27 March 2024 News
Below cost selling by retailers is morally wrong - IFA
'To see what they worked so hard to produce being devalued on the shop shelf is morally wrong and will ultimately drive farmers out of business,' says IFA president Francie Gorman.
20 March 2024 News
Sponsors sought for famous brown bread competition
The move follows the decision by Aldi not to renew its sponsorship at the Ploughing for 2024.
Vegetable growers willing to 'throw in the towel'
An IFA horticulture meeting heard that retailer resistance to increasing prices and rising costs are pushing growers out of the sector.
13 March 2024 News
IFA meets supermarkets on price cut campaigns
The IFA said it engaged with all main retailers recently, particularly the two discount retailers Lidl and Aldi.
28 February 2024 News
Aldi price cuts directly undermine farmers' livelihoods - ICSA
The ICSA says that the downward pressure on these prices will trickle down the food chain and will ultimately burden beef and lamb farmers.
21 February 2024 News
Aldi announces price cuts to almost 20 meat products
There was 70c taken off the price of extra-large chicken fillets and 50c cut from the cost of two Irish fillet steaks.
19 February 2024 News
Watch: Irish Angus heifer hits €10,200 in Carrick
Adam Woods was ringside at the Irish Angus Cattle Society’s elite show and sale of bulls and heifers in Carrick on Shannon last Saturday.
15 December 2023 Breeding & health
Aldi slashes veg prices
Fruit and vegetables as well as fresh turkeys have all been discounted by Aldi this week.
13 December 2023 News