Clouds gathering in Irish dairy sector
Phelim O'Neill
Irish dairy has been the success story of the Irish agri economy over the past decade, but that era looks like it is drawing to a close.
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MEP candidates get empty milk cartons to their doors
Europe needs to address fears over empty milk cartons and fewer farmers, Lakeland Dairies has said.
8 May 2024 News
What we learned from co-op annual reports
Industry leaders are singing from the same hymn sheet, as milk supply growth ends.
Tirlán’s investment dilemma
Opportunities which may suit the co-op, might not shift much risk off the balance sheet.
1 May 2024 News
Not enough milk and too much capacity means co-ops face another difficult year
Investments in capacity need to process enough product to run efficiently.
14 April 2024 News
ECB interest hikes last year cut milk prices by almost 1c a litre
Central bank set to slowly start reducing rates in June as inflation continues to fall.
12 April 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.
28 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.
27 March 2024 News
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.
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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