Food Production Ireland
Food production in Ireland plays a vital role within our economy – being responsible for almost 12% of GDP and the employment of almost 220,000 people.
Ireland’s natural resources of temperate climate and suitable soil composition gives rise to the efficient existence of most forms of agriculture.
Building on these advantages our products are exported to 140+ countries worldwide and comprise of almost €20 billion in value terms.
As a nation our strong export focus has enabled us to put in place long term partnerships built on trust, expertise and consistency.
All aspects of food production within Ireland are supported and administered by a number of state agencies. These agencies regulate, advise and assist in the marketing of our produce throughout the world.