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Kepak publishes its first ever sustainability report

In line with its commitment to sustainability, beef finishing enterprise Kepak has published its inaugural sustainability report. Eimear Gallagher, Environmental Officer, Kepak Group, said: “At Kepak, we recognised our position and responsibilities within the supply chain and the importance of working with each of our stakeholders to create a blueprint for achieving growth in a […]

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Restaurant Association of Ireland (RAI) calls on its members to cease use of plastic straws

The Restaurant Association of Ireland (RAI) has a membership of over 2,500 including restaurants, gastro-pubs and hotels. The Restaurants Association of Ireland encourages its members to lead the charge in reducing the instance of non-biodegradable waste in the industry by banning single use plastic straws amongst its members. A plastic straw takes over 200 years […]

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Green Business to assist Lean programme to support Irish pig producers

Bord Bia secured funding from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine to support Irish pig producers by applying ‘Lean’ principles, in order to further enhance efficiency levels and thereby lessen the impact of market volatility. Thirty Irish pig farms have been selected to participate in the ‘Lean Programme for Pigmeat Producers’, in conjunction […]

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