Meat Industry Ireland

Press releases

Findings of Beef Taskforce report welcomed by MII members

10/03/2021 - The initial findings of a comprehensive evaluation of the Irish beef sector in an independent report by Grant Thornton has shown that farmers receive 80% of total sales revenue earned by processors.

Meat industry faces export cost increases of 40%

11/02/2021 - Meat processors and exporters are experiencing increases in export costs of up to 40% due to the loss of frictionless trade caused by Brexit. In a submission to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on

MII welcomes Capital InvestmentProgramme for food processing

03/02/2021 - Meat Industry Ireland (MII), the Ibec sector association representing the meat processing industry in Ireland, welcomes the opening of this €100m capital investment programme for primary food

Meat exports remarkably resilient in 2020 given challenges

13/01/2021 - Exports in the Irish meat sector delivered a remarkable performance in 2020 given the challenges faced, according to Meat Industry Ireland (MII), the Ibec association representing the Irish meat

MII statement following SIPTU Meeting

01/09/2020 - Underpinning existing Covid-19 mitigation measures in place, Meat Industry Ireland (MII) has proposed a detailed Code of Practice to protect workers in the industry. The Code was discussed with

MII to stress importance of 24 hr test results to Committee

13/08/2020 - Meat Industry Ireland (MII) will stress the importance of turning around Covid-19 test results in less than 24 hours in its opening statement to the Oireachtas Special Committee on Covid-19 Response

Meat Industry Ireland comments on recent Covid-19 outbreak

07/08/2020 - Meat Industry Ireland (MII), the Ibec sector that represents the beef, lamb, pigmeat and poultry primary processing sectors in Ireland, says the confirmation of a Covid-19 outbreak in one facility