Cheese

From sales to making 4,000kg of cheese a year by hand

From sales to making 4,000kg of cheese a year by hand

One woman has gone from a regular sales job to making 4,000kg of cheese a year by hand in her...

June 16, 2015

New plant to produce enough cheese for 300 million pizzas a year

New plant to produce enough cheese for 300 million pizzas a year

Fonterra’s newly completed mozzarella plant will create enough mozzarella cheese to top more than 300m pizzas a year, the co-operative...

May 19, 2015

Bord Bia’s Free Farm Visits to take place again this year

Bord Bia’s Free Farm Visits to take place again this year

Farmhouse cheesemakers across the country will be taking part in Bord Bia’s Free Farm Visits as part of the Discover Farmhouse...

May 5, 2015

Mixed signals from international dairy commodity markets in March

Mixed signals from international dairy commodity markets in March

While global milk production eased in March, this did not bring about a commensurate strengthening in all dairy commodity prices,...

April 14, 2015

United Dairy Farmers to pay a winter milk bonus

United Dairy Farmers to pay a winter milk bonus

United Dairy Farmers’ members in Northern Ireland will receive a winter milk bonus later this year, according to the co-operative’s...

March 25, 2015

Aldi and Lidl gaining ground in British cheese market

Aldi and Lidl gaining ground in British cheese market

The hard discounters (Aldi and Lidl) continue to make ground in the British retail cheese market, mirroring their growth across...

January 15, 2015

Know your dairy products: Cheese

Know your dairy products: Cheese

Cheese exports accounted for over €24 billion or 38% of total dairy exports in 2013. The importance of cheese production...

December 29, 2014

€700k to get consumers to say ‘cheese please’

€700k to get consumers to say ‘cheese please’

Funding of over €700,000 allocated by the European Commission to promote cheese consumption in Ireland. The National Dairy Council (NDC)...

October 23, 2014

EU closes private aid storage for cheese

EU closes private aid storage for cheese

As of today September 23, the Private Storage Aid (PSA) scheme for cheese has ended. The measure which was created...

September 23, 2014

Russia turns to Switzerland for cheese

Russia turns to Switzerland for cheese

With the Russian government’s EU wide ban on certain food products now taking hold Switzerland looks most likely to benefit...

August 16, 2014

Dairygold breaks records at international cheese awards

Dairygold breaks records at international cheese awards

Dairygold Food Ingredients has won the coveted Kerrygold Trophy for the Best Irish Cheddar at the internationally renowned Nantwich Cheese...

August 12, 2014

The cheese market in Saudi Arabia presents opportunities for Ireland

The cheese market in Saudi Arabia presents opportunities for Ireland

The Cheese market in Saudi Arabia is a large, attractive and growing one and presents opportunities for Irish cheese and...

July 27, 2014