Milk Powder

Trials testing slow-releasing milk powder underway in Wicklow

Trials testing slow-releasing milk powder underway in Wicklow

Trials investigating slow-releasing milk powder are currently underway in Co. Wicklow, calf exporter and owner of the Wicklow Calf Company...

May 13, 2021

Slurry – it’s time we ‘mined’ all its nutrients

Slurry – it’s time we ‘mined’ all its nutrients

Much discussion amongst farm stakeholder groups in Northern Ireland over recent days has focussed on the issue of how best...

January 6, 2018

Winter Fair: Dairy sector now operating within four-year cycles

Winter Fair: Dairy sector now operating within four-year cycles

The international milk industry is now operating within business cycles that last between three to four years, according to Dairy...

December 14, 2017

‘Spilt milk’: Truck containing milk powder jackknives on icy country road

‘Spilt milk’: Truck containing milk powder jackknives on icy country road

A truck containing milk powder jackknifed on an icy country road recently and shed its load in the process. A...

December 8, 2017

€86 million Dairygold facility to cater for expanding milk production levels

€86 million Dairygold facility to cater for expanding milk production levels

A new €86 million facility developed by Dairygold is set to cater for its members’ growing milk production levels over...

September 22, 2017

LacPatrick’s €33 million plant to future-proof Irish milk sales

LacPatrick’s €33 million plant to future-proof Irish milk sales

Ambitious expansion plans will allow one of the north’s biggest milk processors to allay Brexit fears and drive export sales,...

September 12, 2017

Lakeland Dairies unveils ‘one of Europe’s largest milk powder plants’

Lakeland Dairies unveils ‘one of Europe’s largest milk powder plants’

Lakeland Dairies unveiled its new €40 million expansion of its milk powder operations in Bailieboro, Co. Cavan earlier today. The...

September 7, 2017

The case for a rise in milk prices is ‘rock solid’

The case for a rise in milk prices is ‘rock solid’

The case for an increase in farm-gate milk prices is incontestable. We have just had the sixth successive hike in...

June 12, 2017

$4 billion wiped off the value of China’s biggest dairy company

$4 billion wiped off the value of China’s biggest dairy company

Shares in Huishan Dairy Holdings, China’s biggest dairy company, plunged downward by 85% on Friday wiping close to $4 billion from its...

March 27, 2017

Pics: Farmers coat EU Council buildings with milk powder in protest

Pics: Farmers coat EU Council buildings with milk powder in protest

Dairy farmers who are members of the European Milk Board (EMB) are protesting today in Brussels to demand a permanent...

January 23, 2017

Irish milk powder set to be used in New Zealand yogurt brand

Irish milk powder set to be used in New Zealand yogurt brand

Irish milk powders will be used in a New Zealand brand’s full range of yogurt mixes, thanks to a new...

January 11, 2017

Video: Have you seen the Kerrygold ad on African TV?

Video: Have you seen the Kerrygold ad on African TV?

This Kerrygold ad promoting Full Cream Milk Powder on African TV has grabbed peoples attention thanks to its catchy theme...

January 6, 2017

Brussels manages to sell only 40t of its SMP stocks in first tender

Brussels manages to sell only 40t of its SMP stocks in first tender

The first sales of skimmed milk powder (SMP) from intervention resulted in just 40t of product being sold. A total...

December 20, 2016

Current greenfield US dairy projects could add 200,000t of milk powder to market

Current greenfield US dairy projects could add 200,000t of milk powder to market

US producers of milk powder are set to bring significant amounts of new production capacity online over the next two...

July 31, 2016

Is intervention the best way to support milk prices?

Is intervention the best way to support milk prices?

Questions are now being asked as to whether intervention is the most suitable support mechanism for the dairy sector. In...

May 28, 2016

Milk powder mountain continues to grow as EU struggles to find solutions

Milk powder mountain continues to grow as EU struggles to find solutions

Sales of Skimmed Milk Powder (SMP) into intervention has reached 216,791t since the start of the year and is now...

May 25, 2016

Chinese dairy imports hit by online retailer clampdown

Chinese dairy imports hit by online retailer clampdown

Efforts to crack down on China’s cross-border online selling platforms has led to confusion in the trade of dairy products...

April 22, 2016

EU officially doubles the amount of milk powder that can be put into intervention

EU officially doubles the amount of milk powder that can be put into intervention

The EU has officially lifted its ceilings on the levels of milk powder and butter that can be put into...

April 21, 2016