Food Wise 2025

Growth Opportunities

Chapter 5 - Growth Opportunities

There are significant opportunities for growth in the next 10 years for the Irish Agri-food sector with increasing global food consumption levels, growing incomes, and increasing sophistication of consumers with demands for food to deliver lifestyle benefits and innovative solutions for different life-stages. The key opportunities for the Irish agri-food relate to:

a) Global Food Demand/Demographics/Economic Prosperity

b) Consumer Trends

c) Sectoral Growth

  • Dairy Sector Post Quota Regime
  • Meat Sector
  • Prepared Consumer Foods (PCF) Sector
  • Seafood Sector
  • Whiskey and Craft Beer Sector
  • Horticulture
  • Forestry
  • Tillage/Cereals