Cheese

Cork site to become an ‘international centre of excellence for cheese production’

Cork site to become an ‘international centre of excellence for cheese production’

Dairygold’s new Jarlsberg cheese facility in Mogeely, Co. Cork will become an international centre of excellence for cheese production in...

November 10, 2016

UK cheese manufacturer offering 30p/L (33.5c/L) for February milk

UK cheese manufacturer offering 30p/L (33.5c/L) for February milk

Somerset-based cheese manufacturer AJ and RJ Barber has announced a 6p/L (6.7c/L) farmgate price increase to occur over the next...

November 7, 2016

US government to purchase surplus cheese to help out dairy farmers

US government to purchase surplus cheese to help out dairy farmers

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) plans to buy a surplus of cheese to help out dairy producers whose revenues have...

August 28, 2016

60 new jobs for Tyrone at Dale Farm’s new cheese facility

60 new jobs for Tyrone at Dale Farm’s new cheese facility

Some 60 new jobs have been created by Dale Farm’s new cheese processing and packing facility in Co.Tyrone. Following a...

August 20, 2016

See how one Tipp dairy farmer is getting over €1/L for milk

See how one Tipp dairy farmer is getting over €1/L for milk

With dairy farmers currently receiving in the region of 23c/L for milk, one Tipperary farmer is managing to get an...

July 21, 2016

Expanded Fonterra cheese plant can produce cheese for 3 billion burgers annually

Expanded Fonterra cheese plant can produce cheese for 3 billion burgers annually

Fonterra has officially opened its new cheese expansion at Eltham, Australia, with the plant now able to produce enough cheese...

June 8, 2016

New cheese production facility for Cork as Dairygold partners with Norwegian co-op

New cheese production facility for Cork as Dairygold partners with Norwegian co-op

Norway’s largest farmer-owned co-op, TINE, is to commence planning for the construction of a new Jarlsberg cheese production facility in...

May 27, 2016

Why rural Ireland is increasingly saying ‘cheese’

Why rural Ireland is increasingly saying ‘cheese’

A symposium exploring the culture, taste and quality of Irish cheese may help producers to more accurately describe the taste...

May 15, 2016

€1,000 worth of sports equipment up for grabs as Moo Crew returns

€1,000 worth of sports equipment up for grabs as Moo Crew returns

Moo Crew, The Primary Dairy Moovement, will be available to primary schools in the next few weeks with a programme which...

April 10, 2016

Ornua invests €20m in cheese manufacturing facility in Saudi Arabia

Ornua invests €20m in cheese manufacturing facility in Saudi Arabia

Ornua has opened its new €20m cheese manufacturing facility in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, which will manufacture white cheeses for the...

March 16, 2016

Irish artisan cheese makers win big at French trade show

Irish artisan cheese makers win big at French trade show

The Little Milk Company and Cashel Farmhouse Cheese came away with top honours at France’s premier cheese and dairy products event, the...

March 2, 2016

Love cheese? Seamus Sheridan’s Guide to Cheese is a must

Love cheese? Seamus Sheridan’s Guide to Cheese is a must

Counter Culture – The Sheridans Guide to Cheese is about more than cheese; it’s all about the cheesemakers and the...

November 10, 2015

Unbrielievable: 100 wheels of cheese worth €40,000 stolen in France

Unbrielievable: 100 wheels of cheese worth €40,000 stolen in France

Police in France are investigating the theft of 100 wheels of comté cheese from a dairy in the east of...

November 8, 2015

Glanbia announces plans to expand its US cheese plant

Glanbia announces plans to expand its US cheese plant

Glanbia, together with its joint venture partners in Southwest Cheese, has announced that it is in advanced discussions for a...

November 4, 2015

Ireland fills cheese storage aid quota in first week

Ireland fills cheese storage aid quota in first week

Ireland has used up its initial national envelope of the new Private Storage Aid (PSA) scheme for cheese after only one...

November 2, 2015

Kerrygold sales hit record levels in key US market

Kerrygold sales hit record levels in key US market

Sales of Kerrygold butter and cheese are powering ahead strongly in the key US market according to data released by...

September 10, 2015

Irish cheesemakers win 69 awards at International Cheese Awards

Irish cheesemakers win 69 awards at International Cheese Awards

Some 14 Irish cheesemakers won 69 awards at the recent International Cheese Awards event which was held in Nantwich, England....

August 5, 2015

Irish butter exports to UK up almost 50%

Irish butter exports to UK up almost 50%

UK imports of Irish cheese were down for the first four months of 2015, but imports of Irish butter rose...

June 26, 2015