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Bad weather hits barbecue meat sales
Lorcan Roche Kelly
Latest Kantar data also shows a small uptick in grocery inflation.
3 July 2024 News
Latest data shows the pace of inflation has slowed further
Irish inflation estimate for June comes in well below euroarea level.
24 June 2024 News
Grocery price inflation falls but weather hits sales
Dramatic fall in food price inflation from this time last year, but dull weather hits sales of summer products, according to Kantar data.
Strikes intensify at New Holland's Basildon tractor plant
Pay strikes by more than 500 workers at New Hollands tractor plant in Basildon, UK intensify as strike action continues this month following ten days of strike action in May.
12 June 2024 News
Continental testing CO2-neutral tyre production in Portugal
Continental has announced that it is testing CO2-neutral tyre production at its plant in Lousado, Portugal, a site which has an annual production capacity of 18 million tyres.
6 June 2024 News
Price of services is increasingly driving business costs higher
Much focus in the past two years has been on feed, fertiliser and fuel prices, but other costs have also risen substantially.
5 June 2024 News
Irish inflation rises slightly, energy prices drop
Food prices were unchanged in May from the previous month, but are 2.3% higher than a year ago.
30 May 2024 News
Grocery inflation falls for 13th month in a row
Latest Kantar data shows the pace of price rises continues to slow.
27 May 2024 News
UK inflation rate fall is good news
Inflation falling to its lowest rate of increase in almost two years persuaded the UK prime minister to call an election.
24 May 2024 News
Profits soar at Greencore
Maker of convenience food sees the benefit of cost-cutting measures.
22 May 2024 News
New report shows consumers are less willing to pay for high quality
The majority of consumers want sustainable products, but 70% aren’t willing to pay more.
22 May 2024 News
Rise in fertiliser costs suited Government's green agenda - Aontú
Aontú leader Peadar Tóibín has said that emergency supports are needed now to subsidise the cost of fertiliser, with many farmers "deep in debt" due to inflation over the past number of years.
20 May 2024 News