ECB interest hikes last year cut milk prices by almost 1c a litre
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Central bank set to slowly start reducing rates in June as inflation continues to fall.
28 March 2024 News
Over €14,000 between co-ops' 2023 milk price - IFA analysis
The analysis shows an average milk price difference of more than 2.5c/l ex VAT between the highest and lowest paying processors when bonuses are stripped out.
27 March 2024 News
Agri-food processors among EPA’s most inspected sites in 2023
Dairy co-ops and food processors featured in the EPA's list of the sites on which it carried out the highest number of inspections in 2023.
Ireland’s first electric milk truck launched by Dairygold
‘E-moove’, the first electric truck to join Dairygold’s fleet is part of Dairygold’s wider decarbonisation and sustainability programme.
20 March 2024 News
Dairygold to power processing plants with renewable electricity
Dairygold and one of its farmer suppliers have signed an agreement which will see Dairygold's plants powered by solar energy.
11 March 2024 Renewables
A willing buyer does not mean an easy sale of Kerry Dairy Ireland
Kerry Group does not have many options in looking to offload its legacy dairy business.
28 February 2024 News
Derogation loss would cut margins €980/ha in high-yielding herds - ICOS
The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Agriculture is three weeks into its series of hearings on the derogation.
28 February 2024 News
High output herds could cut carbon emissions – UCD
New research from UCD shows that high output herds could play a role in meeting climate target while still maintaining milk supply for dairy processing.
10 January 2024 News
North Cork Creameries boss appointed chair of Dairy Industry Ireland
Dairy Industry Ireland is the Ibec group representing milk and dairy processors.
22 December 2023 News
Sorting hat hands Tangney Irish farming's hottest seat
The new Kerry co-op chair must try to broker agreement among the disparate factions within, and then negotiate a deal with Kerry Group over milk processing ownership.
20 December 2023 Dealer
Dairy Industry to commission impact assessment
Now that the nitrates debate appears closed, Dairy Industry Ireland are commissioning an economic impact assessment.
29 November 2023 News
Lakeland Dairies to close three processing plants
Monaghan, Banbridge and Lough Egish plants to close, with a new liquid milk processing plant being established at Killeshandra.
15 November 2023 News