In this issue
Latest round of Brexit talks end in stalemate
Brexit in the news
Record number of Irish companies at Anuga, Cologne 2017
Discussing Sustainability at Food on the Edge
Growth in Home Delivery/Takeaway in Spain
The Evolution of Taste Profiles
Extracting Value from Waste
Cattle Trade & Prices
Sheep Trade & Prices
Pig Trade & Prices
Dairy Summary
Cereal Prices
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BREXIT ROUND UP
 
Latest round of Brexit talks end in stalemate
by Lucy Stringer
The latest round of Brexit talks have come to an end, and in a joint press conference with UK Brexit Secretary David Davis, the EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier indicated a ‘very disturbing state of deadlock’ over the divorce bill.
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Brexit in the news
Market & Consumer Insights
 
Record number of Irish companies at Anuga, Cologne 2017
by Michelle Brady
34 Irish companies from across the food and drink industry attended Anuga this month with an Irish presence in the Meat, Dairy, Chilled and Fresh, Frozen and Bakery hall.
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Discussing Sustainability at Food on the Edge
by Maureen Gahan
This week, the third Food on the Edge symposium took place in Galway. “A two day event for chefs and food enthusiasts all around the world who want to create a better global network”.
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Growth in Home Delivery/Takeaway in Spain
by Tomás Gallego
With the Spanish economy showing clear signs of recovery and consolidation, Spaniards are increasing their food consumption and expenditure and that helped the home delivery/takeaway sector in Spain grow by 7% in 2016 
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The Evolution of Taste Profiles
by Sorcha Connaughton
Health and wellness remain a prominent trend across all categories and as the war against sugar rages on, companies are offering new products with alternative flavour profiles.
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Extracting Value from Waste
by Alan Walsh
The issue of sustainability and food waste is very much top of mind for consumers. Food and drink brands are making great strides to reduce waste and improve their sustainability in line with these consumer preferences.
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Market Updates
 
Cattle Trade & Prices
For the week ending October 13th the deadweight cattle trade eased with stronger supplies exceeding current demand levels.
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Sheep Trade & Prices
Base quotes for spring lamb were making on average between €4.50/kg and €4.65/kg while culled ewe prices are currently making around €2.40/kg.
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Pig Trade & Prices
A summary of pig trade and prices
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Dairy Summary
A global summary of dairy prices
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Cereal Prices
A global summary of cereal prices
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