Milk

CSO: Fertiliser prices climb by 178% in a year

CSO: Fertiliser prices climb by 178% in a year

Fertiliser prices increased by 178% in the year up to April, according to the latest data from the Central Statistics...

June 14, 2022

Glanbia increases support payment to 5c/L for May supplies

Glanbia increases support payment to 5c/L for May supplies

Glanbia has today (Friday, June 10) announced that it will pay its milk suppliers a total of 52.08c/L, including VAT,...

June 10, 2022

Galway couple take top honours at Aurivo milk awards

Galway couple take top honours at Aurivo milk awards

A husband and wife team from Co. Galway has been named as the Aurivo Milk Supplier of the Year for...

June 10, 2022

CSO: Domestic milk intake drops by 1% in April

CSO: Domestic milk intake drops by 1% in April

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has revealed that domestic milk intake fell by 1% in April compared to the same...

June 1, 2022

Fixed-price contracts: Minister calls on industry and co-ops to work together

Fixed-price contracts: Minister calls on industry and co-ops to work together

While a number of co-ops have recently moved on the price paid to their suppliers who are tied into fixed-price...

May 26, 2022

Ensuring cows have access to clean water

Ensuring cows have access to clean water

Having fresh, clean water for cows to drink is a key part of producing high-quality milk on Irish dairy farms....

May 23, 2022

Carbery to issue 5c/L payment to fixed-milk suppliers

Carbery to issue 5c/L payment to fixed-milk suppliers

Carbery has today (Monday, May 16) confirmed that it will be making a one-off payment to its suppliers on fixed-milk...

May 16, 2022

Glanbia suppliers to receive 3c/L support payment on April milk price

Glanbia suppliers to receive 3c/L support payment on April milk price

Glanbia has today (Thursday, May 12) announced that it will pay its milk suppliers a total of 50.08c/L (including VAT)...

May 12, 2022

Ornua PPI increases by 13 points for April

Ornua PPI increases by 13 points for April

Ornua has announced today (Wednesday, May 4) that its Purchase Price Index (PPI) has risen by just over 13 points...

May 4, 2022

Closing date for Glanbia fixed milk-price support scheme this week

Closing date for Glanbia fixed milk-price support scheme this week

Glanbia Ireland (GI) has confirmed that the closing date for applications for its new support scheme for suppliers in fixed...

April 20, 2022

EU short-term outlook: Dairy herd reduction of 1.5%

EU short-term outlook: Dairy herd reduction of 1.5%

Rising costs slowed down milk yield growth (1.2%) in the EU in 2021 and led to a stronger than expected...

April 5, 2022

GDT price index falls as a result of latest trading event

GDT price index falls as a result of latest trading event

Following steady growth to record levels since last December, the Global Dairy Trade (GDT) Price Index has fallen. Following the previous...

March 15, 2022

Arla to use its milk technology for infant formula

Arla to use its milk technology for infant formula

Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) is set to use its milk technology to develop organic infant formula at its plant in...

February 23, 2022

CSO: Domestic milk intake increases by 5.5% in 2021

CSO: Domestic milk intake increases by 5.5% in 2021

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has confirmed that domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers increased by 5.5% last year....

January 31, 2022

Domestic milk intake up 5% during November – CSO

Domestic milk intake up 5% during November – CSO

472 million litres of domestic milk was processed by creameries and pasteurisers during last November, according to the Central Statistics...

January 13, 2022

UK supermarket to remove ‘Use By’ dates from milk

UK supermarket to remove ‘Use By’ dates from milk

UK supermarket Morrisons will remove the ‘Use By’ dates on 90% of its own-brand milk from January 31, to encourage...

January 10, 2022

Claim of ‘massive exodus’ from liquid milk due to costs

Claim of ‘massive exodus’ from liquid milk due to costs

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has claimed that increasing costs are leading to a “massive exodus” of farmers from the...

December 15, 2021

Farmer who dumped milk over hedgerow dispute dries off cows

Farmer who dumped milk over hedgerow dispute dries off cows

A Co. Limerick farmer has stopped spilling his herd’s milk into a slurry tank in a dispute over a hedgerow...

November 8, 2021