Michael Hanley

Lakeland chief on veganism: ‘We must challenge misinformation’

Lakeland chief on veganism: ‘We must challenge misinformation’

The dairy industry must continue to protect its reputation and tackle misinformation arising from the “agenda” of veganism and anti-farming...

June 12, 2019

Lakeland Dairies CEO expresses confidence for the future

Lakeland Dairies CEO expresses confidence for the future

The investments made over the past decade have enhanced the capability and efficiency of Lakeland Daires, according to its CEO,...

December 30, 2018

‘Europe must move to sell skimmed milk powder stocks’

‘Europe must move to sell skimmed milk powder stocks’

Europe must move to sell some of the skimmed milk powder stocks currently held in intervention, Michael Hanley, CEO of...

November 29, 2017

Difficult market conditions fail to blunt revenue growth at Lakeland Dairies

Difficult market conditions fail to blunt revenue growth at Lakeland Dairies

Dairy co-operative Lakeland Dairies has posted strong financial results for the financial year ending December 31, 2016. In spite of...

May 3, 2017

Lakeland’s Banbridge plant will not be sold – Hanley

Lakeland’s Banbridge plant will not be sold – Hanley

Lakeland Dairies’ recently acquired milk processing operation at Banbridge in Co. Down – formerly owned by Fane Valley – is...

December 9, 2016

‘Dairy sentiment is picking up – but needs to continue for markets to improve’

‘Dairy sentiment is picking up – but needs to continue for markets to improve’

Sentiments in the global dairy world have improved, but need to continue to do so for it to translate into...

June 22, 2016

Brexit: ‘Westminster won’t look after Northern Irish farmers like Brussels does’

Brexit: ‘Westminster won’t look after Northern Irish farmers like Brussels does’

Northern Irish dairy farmers have more to lose by voting for the UK to leave the EU in this week’s...

June 20, 2016

EU must intervene to support dairy sector – Lakeland CEO

EU must intervene to support dairy sector – Lakeland CEO

The EU must intervene directly to support the dairy sector, according to Lakelands CEO Michael Hanley. Speaking at the recent Lakeland...

August 17, 2015

MEP says extended food import ban will damage EU farmers

MEP says extended food import ban will damage EU farmers

Russia’s decision to extend its EU food import ban by a further 12 months will continue to damage the markets...

June 28, 2015

Lakeland posts ‘robust’ results, operating profits of €12.9m

Lakeland posts ‘robust’ results, operating profits of €12.9m

Lakeland Dairies has released its results for 2014, with a 15% increase in revenues to €625.8m for 2014, yielding an...

April 29, 2015