Category Archives: Supply chains

CONSUMERS WILL NOT ALLOW COMPLACENCY OVER ANIMAL WELFARE

This post first appeared online at http://www.thatsfarming.com on the 21st August 2017 This week That’s Farming post “Fatally injured Bullock left for over 10 hours in mart” has been viewed over 24,000 times. It is also a week when BBC … Continue reading

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IRELAND’S FAILURE TO DOMESTICATE THE UK FOOD MARKET

As I was writing about Brexit earlier, I was thinking upon the position that Irish farmers now find themselves in. Elsewhere I have said that it is the single most important issue facing Irish farming since the Emergency [that is … Continue reading

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DIVERSITY AND COMPETITION FOR OUR FOOD SYSTEMS

Dear Mr Hogan, One applauds your intention to create a fairer food supply-chain for the farmer and the consumer. But can this really be achieved through regulation? With a food industry dominated by major corporations, can regulation bring about change … Continue reading

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THE IRISH FARMERS’ CONNECTIONS TO THE CONSUMER?

Just how often does one hear that Irish farmers produce the best produce in the World? Rather often is the answer. It is then usually followed by the complaint that it does not receive a price that reflects the quality. … Continue reading

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