Cheese

New breed of grocers embrace nostalgia

New breed of grocers embrace nostalgia

The grandsons of Dominic Doyle who owned and ran the renowned D.B. Doyle’s butchers and meat processing plant in Newbridge,...

December 11, 2021

Halloumi cheese start-up has scope for farmers

Halloumi cheese start-up has scope for farmers

If all goes according to plan at a new halloumi cheese production venture and interest continues to grow, there will...

March 7, 2021

ICMSA disputes An Taisce comments on Glanbia cheese development

ICMSA disputes An Taisce comments on Glanbia cheese development

The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) has hit out at comments made by a representative of An Taisce in...

November 30, 2020

Takeaway demands provide huge boost for NI lamb and cheese sales

Takeaway demands provide huge boost for NI lamb and cheese sales

The nation’s love for kebabs and pizza helped takeaway sales of lamb and cheese soar by 80% during lockdown, according...

June 24, 2020

ICOS seeking ‘urgent changes’ to proposed dairy storage aid

ICOS seeking ‘urgent changes’ to proposed dairy storage aid

Urgent changes are needed to the proposed Aids to Private Storage (APS) scheme from the European Commission for dairy produce,...

April 23, 2020

Tesco recalls cheese brand over possible E.coli fears

Tesco recalls cheese brand over possible E.coli fears

Tesco is recalling one of its cheese brands over fears that a dangerous type of E.coli is present in some...

May 1, 2019

State aid approval for Carbery granted by European Commission

State aid approval for Carbery granted by European Commission

In a recent announcement, the European Commission has given state aid approval for national investment in an Irish cheese producing...

February 22, 2019

Ornua postpones board meeting due to ‘governance issues’

Ornua postpones board meeting due to ‘governance issues’

The Ornua board meeting that was scheduled to take place tomorrow (Wednesday, November 14) has been postponed due to “governance...

November 13, 2018

Italy can teach Ireland a thing or two

Italy can teach Ireland a thing or two

I recently met up with a group of ruminant nutritionists from Italy, who were on a fact-finding trip (jolly) to...

December 30, 2017

‘Sourcing milking buffalo in Europe is a challenge’

‘Sourcing milking buffalo in Europe is a challenge’

Johnny Lynch, the Macroom man behind Ireland’s only milking buffalo herd at present, had reason to don a ‘cheesy smile’...

December 10, 2017

Cork buffalo farmer seeks partnerships

Cork buffalo farmer seeks partnerships

Co. Cork farmer, Johnny Lynch, who has gained fame as Ireland’s buffalo farmer, is seeking to partner with farmers within...

September 30, 2017

Cheese comp ‘crackers’ for Carbery cheddar

Cheese comp ‘crackers’ for Carbery cheddar

Carbery cheeses – manufactured in Ballineen – won big at the 2017 Global Cheese Awards, the longest running cheese show...

September 14, 2017

Awards roll in for Meath farmer’s cheese enterprise

Awards roll in for Meath farmer’s cheese enterprise

Volatile summer milk prices prompted Meath man Michael Finegan to diversify into cheese making. And the rate at which his...

August 19, 2017

ICMSA welcomes EU recognition of Ireland’s unique exposure to Brexit

ICMSA welcomes EU recognition of Ireland’s unique exposure to Brexit

ICMSA President John Comer has welcomed the strong indications from Brussels that the needs of Ireland will be put centre...

April 29, 2017

Strong global butter sales to be maintained throughout 2017

Strong global butter sales to be maintained throughout 2017

Rabobank is projecting global butter prices to remain firm throughout 2017. This is in contrast to the persistent low value...

April 10, 2017

Steady as she goes for EU milk prices

Steady as she goes for EU milk prices

European milk markets are expected to become more balanced in 2017, according to AHDB Dairy analysts. This will provide more...

February 5, 2017

Glanbia announces plan for ‘exciting’ new cheese plant in the US

Glanbia announces plan for ‘exciting’ new cheese plant in the US

Glanbia plc has announced today that it is in advanced discussions to build and operate a new cheese and whey...

January 27, 2017

Ornua acquires UK cheese company

Ornua acquires UK cheese company

Ornua, Ireland’s largest exporter of Irish dairy products, has announce that it has signed an agreement to acquire FJ Need...

January 25, 2017