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

Nugent, Donal
February 2008
Irish Farmers Monthly;Feb2008, p12
Trade Publication
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.


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