TITLE

Solid growth in 2007 as Asia's star rises for Irish food and drink exporters, with bright outlook

AUTHOR(S)
Nugent, Donal
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Irish Farmers Monthly;Feb2008, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the growth in Irish food and drink exports in 2007. It cites that food and drink exports in the country have increased by 5%, reaching 8.62 billion euros. The Bord Bia report indicates a 50% increase in Asia sales, 13% growth in the dairy sector, and 5% rise in the beverage category, while 98% of Irish beef has been sold in European Union (EU) markets. Moreover, it is noted that the pizza, chocolate and frozen bakery categories have also experienced growth in the sector.
ACCESSION #
31194557

 

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