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Russia says it is revelling after 2014 Western food embargo but could an end be in sight?

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Russia's ban of food imports from Europe has been in place since 2014 but Donald Trump's election to the White House could mean an end is in sight. We take a look at what the embargo has meant for Russian food manufacturers, foreign firms with operations there and ordinary consumers.

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Brexit-proof? Irish food and drink 2016 exports exceed €11 billion

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From farm to fork: How much do you know about where Europe's food comes from?

A child on a palm oil plantation operated by Indonesian agri-giant Wilmar. © Amnesty International

Wilmar palm oil produced using child labour in dangerous conditions: Amnesty International

While dairy prices might be on the rise, the Ulster Farmers' Union says it is unhappy those increases aren't making their way to farmers.

Union anger at Northern Ireland milk prices

Palm oil has the potential to be a sustainable, healthy oil - if it's done right, says Neil Blomquist. © iStock/Neoellis

Good palm oil is possible. This is what it looks like, says Palm Done Right CEO

The NFU is calling for a fair price for farmers for milk, and estimates that farmers are being short-changed by about £200m.

NFU says dairy farmers not paid enough

NFU Scotland is calling on milk purchasing companies to immediately increase the price being paid for milk from farmers following the upward trend in prices. Pic: ©iStock/Liquid_Light

NFU Scotland says milk buyers ignoring higher prices

The more than 110 participants at the 14th IFCN Supporter Conference in Wageningen, The Netherlands, looked at the future of dairy farming systems.

IFCN says 40% fewer dairy farms in Western Europe by 2026

A rotary milking platform is now available in different sizes from 40 to 84 stalls.

NZ-built dairy platform now available in different sizes

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