Tag Archives: Ireland

Total allowable catch (TAC) in the North Atlantic would increase to 1,054,000T in 2017 In a meeting in Cork, Ireland last week it was agreed that the total allowable catch (TAC) in the North Atlantic would increase to 1,054,000t in 2017. EU vessels will be allowed to catch 503,245 tons (up from 441,586t in 2016). […]

ICES had recommended a near 10% cut. As discussed in an earlier newsletter the ICES had recommended a near 10% cut in the Barents Sea cod quota for 2017. This would have meant a reduction to 805,000 tons. However a recent report from scientists concluded hat the Barents Sea could actually handle an increase in […]

In a move first signalled last May, global meat giant JBS has confirmed it will establish the parent company for the whole JBS Group here in Ireland. Under documents lodged with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in New York this week, JBS detailed its plans for a proposed global reorganisation of JBS. Upon the […]

AgraKepak are providing frozen cooked Irish mussels in sauce to the Asian markets.   On a recent trip to visit our supply partner in the South-West of Ireland Paul, Xiao Ming & Cathy were lucky to catch a rare sunny day in Ireland! For more info on these products please contact Paul at paul.sheary@agrakepak.com