Conditions ripe to capitalise on soaring global demand for food
Published 12/01/2012 | 05:00
AMIDST all Ireland's economic doom and gloom, one sector outperformed all others in the past 12 months.
Figures released by Bord Bia yesterday show that the value of our food and drink exports increased by 12pc in 2011 to reach €8.85bn.
This amounts to a rise of almost €1bn in the past year and follows on from a similar lift in 2010.