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Irish farmers piling into organics

This is a very interesting piece from the Independent, Ireland. Apparently the country has seen a 79 per cent (!) increase in applications for organic conversion between last year and this. Are they seeing a similar pattern to the one that happened in the UK in the last few years? Is this their big upswing, […]

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Pressure on Irish organics for huge price cuts

The Irish Times reports that organic producers and processors in Ireland are coming under pressure from multiple retailers for price cuts of up to 40 per cent. This is a truly awful scenario and completely unsustainable. If there was 40 per cent or more margin to be made on organic production everyone would be piling […]

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