From plant-based protein to pandemic probiotics: What’s hot and what’s not for Irish agri-food in 2022
Technological change in agriculture and food may have to adapt to shifting consumer priorities after Covid-19, but the pace of innovation remains unabated. Here is a look at six big ideas – and one possible spoiler.
The road less taken: What food businesses can learn from Kerry Group’s Covid-19 strategy
The Covid-19 virus has challenged orthodoxy in the most brutal way possible – and agri-business has been heavily impacted. However, one of Ireland’s indigenous business success stories, the Kerry Group, has provided a masterclass in running a food business in a time of crisis.
Making Lemonade out of lemons: Six business lessons from Covid-19
The Covid-19 shutdown has opened up a lot of new possibilities for the way companies operate and engage with both customers and staff. After all, humans can and do respond to crises by building new mental muscles that they didn’t know they had.
Food in 2020: six trends to watch over this year – and decade
From trade wards to the "starbuckification" of food retail, Aidan Connolly foresees disruption and opportunities in the year(s) ahead – with Irish farmers and food processors showing disparate levels of readiness in the face of upcoming challenges.