Exports emerging as the key to the future of Irish food and drink industry

February 2011
Irish Farmers Monthly;Feb2011, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports on the "Performance and Prospects Report 2010-2011" released by Bord Bia, which reveals strong 2010 export performance of the Irish economy. The report showed that rising worldwide prices for agricultural commodities, reduced exchange rate pressures, and improved relative competitiveness has contributed to the economic performance in 2010. It states that the food and beverage industry has been a major driver with export sales expanding by 11% to 7.9 billion euros.


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