Latest News Headlines
On-Air Now
Listen Live

MHK wants to see increased GDP for locally produced food

Fri, 17 Jan 2014

The MHK for Castletown has tabled a motion in Tynwald on food production in the Isle of Man.

Richard Ronan wants to see a plan developed to increase GDP from locally grown, sourced and processed food to 7 per cent by 2025.

It's being directed at the Minister for Environment, Food and Agriculture.

The increase would represent a four-fold increase in agriculture, food and drink manufacturing - which was highlighted in the 2011 National Income Accounts.

Mr Ronan says it's important to grow this sector of the economy:


  • Richard Ronan


Subscribe to get Energy FM News direct to your mobile device

You can get Energy FM News delivered direct to your mobile device using one of the following methods.

  • In the Apple News App on iOS search for Energy FM IOM and then just add it to your favourites
  • In the Google News & Weather App just search for Energy FM and then add us as a customised section
  • If you use an RSS Reader then just add our feed to your app, click here for our news RSS feed