Ireland

The ICMSA said milk processors could not ask farmer-suppliers to accept an artificially low price that is contradicted by weeks of hard market data.

ICMSA says milk prices for farmers must reflect recovery

By Jim Cornall

The chairperson of the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association’s (ICMSA) dairy committee says his association expects the prices to be announced by milk processors in the coming days for milk supplied in May to reflect a “surging recovery.”

Bord Bia said the system should be in place in 2020. Pic: Bord Bia

Bord Bia launches Grass Fed Standard

By Jim Cornall

Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board, has launched a Grass Fed Standard, which it says is the world’s first on a national scale, that allows it to track and verify the percentage of grass consumed in the diet of Irish dairy herds.

Dublin will host the ninth international whey conference in September 2020.

International Whey Conference registration opens

By Jim Cornall

While it may be a little way off, registration is now open for the ninth International Whey Conference, which will take place in Dublin, Ireland, from September 6-9, 2020.

Irish dairy products showed the best export volume growth in 2018.

Irish dairy exports to the UK grow despite Brexit concerns

By Jim Cornall

Despite a year of global volatility, involving political uncertainty with Brexit, extreme weather events and continuing currency fluctuations, the value of Irish food, drink and horticulture exports to the UK market reached €4.5bn ($5.1bn), an increase...

Left to right, Andrew McConkey, chairman, LacPatrick Dairies; Michael Hanley, CEO, Lakeland Dairies and Alo Duffy, chairman, Lakeland Dairies.

Lakeland Dairies and LacPatrick Dairies to merge

By Jim Cornall

Irish cooperatives Lakeland Dairies and LacPatrick Dairies have reached agreement to merge following the unanimous approval of the boards of both cooperative societies who are recommending the proposed merger to their respective shareholders.

There is no provenance scheme for artisan or

Methods to verify Irish cheese investigated

By Joseph James Whitworth

Analytical methods and models to ensure cheese labelled as from Ireland actually was and protect against potential fraud have been investigated as part of a study.

Ireland pins ME growth plans on dairy demand

By Eliot Beer

Ireland is aiming to nearly double its food exports to the Middle East, with a target of more than US$560m by 2020, and is counting on its newly quota-free dairy industry to do it.

Event Highlights

Spotlight

Follow us

Products

View more

Webinars

Featured Suppliers

All suppliers