Meath-based beef processor Cooksgrove Limited, which trades as Euro Farm Foods, reported an almost trebling in operating profits to €733,170 for its financial year 2018, according to recently filed accounts. Earnings (EBITDA) grew by 63% to €1.6m.

This is despite revenue falling slightly (1%) to €86.4m. Gross margins increased one percentage point to 5.5%.