Russia Food Ban Tag

Russia- Food ban may create short term dairy pressure

Russia is a vital export destination for EU butter and cheese. In 2013 alone Russia took in over 19% of EU butter and 27% of EU cheese. The loss of this export market to Russia will mean an increase in available stocks in the short...

Russia – Food Dairy Ban to cost Ireland €8 million

This new figure released today to estimate the loss to Ireland’s dairy sector is much lower than what was previously suggested. Ireland’s Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine Simon Coveney is taking part in talks at EU level about possible compensation/ assistance for dairy producers....

Ireland – Russian Food Ban A Worry For Ireland’s Cheese sector

Mr Simon Coveney Ireland’s Minister for Agriculture has said that the impact of Russia’s food ban will be a “real worry” for Ireland’s cheese sector. “I think the big worry in Ireland will probably be cheese, last year we exported about €4.5m worth of cheese...