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NDC milk quality farm walk: Controlling TBC on farms

NDC milk quality farm walk: Controlling TBC on farms

The National Dairy Council (NDC), in conjunction with Teagasc, held a farm walk last week (Wednesday, June 15) on the...

June 21, 2022

‘Leave the avocados to Mexico’ – NDC boss reaffirms Ireland’s dairy credentials

‘Leave the avocados to Mexico’ – NDC boss reaffirms Ireland’s dairy credentials

“The Irish dairy-product portfolio is your desert-island solution,” said National Dairy Council (NDC) chief executive, Zoe Kavanagh. Zoe was speaking...

June 15, 2022

NDC dairy farming media campaign to return to screens

NDC dairy farming media campaign to return to screens

A media and advertising campaign by the National Dairy Council (NDC) showcasing Irish dairy will return to television screens from...

April 11, 2022

Winners of third annual Dairy Chef contest announced

Winners of third annual Dairy Chef contest announced

The third year of Dairy Chef was held at Galway Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) in Galway yesterday (Wednesday, April...

April 7, 2022

NDC initiative to teach children about origins of food

NDC initiative to teach children about origins of food

Healthy and sustainable eating significantly contributes to optimal childhood development, and teaching children about the origins of food can ensure...

March 24, 2022

Opinion: Irish dairy is working hard to tackle emissions

Opinion: Irish dairy is working hard to tackle emissions

By Zoe Kavanagh, CEO of National Dairy Council (NDC) Irish dairy is working hard to address the emissions targets it...

January 12, 2022

NDC survey: 79% believe dairy farmers consider the environment

NDC survey: 79% believe dairy farmers consider the environment

New research by the National Dairy Council (NDC) has found that, when they thought about it, 68% of people agreed that they...

November 3, 2021

70% of consumers feel farmers produce ‘low air miles’ products

70% of consumers feel farmers produce ‘low air miles’ products

Irish consumers are backing dairy farmers as they work to put sustainability front and centre on their farms, take action...

October 21, 2021

NDC launches new media campaign – ‘From the Ground Up’

NDC launches new media campaign – ‘From the Ground Up’

The National Dairy Council (NDC) has launched a new media campaign entitled ‘From the Ground Up’, which aims to encourage...

September 2, 2021

EMF research: 60% of Irish consumers want a more sustainable diet

EMF research: 60% of Irish consumers want a more sustainable diet

Over half of Irish consumers would like to follow a more sustainable diet (61.5%) and would be more likely to...

June 22, 2021

NDC: ‘Worrying shortfall’ of nutrients among teenagers

NDC: ‘Worrying shortfall’ of nutrients among teenagers

There is a “worrying shortfall” of nutrient consumption among teenagers in Ireland, the National Dairy Council (NDC) has warned. The...

June 15, 2021

World Milk Day: Top 10 dairy nutritional facts from the NDC

World Milk Day: Top 10 dairy nutritional facts from the NDC

Today (Tuesday, June 1) is World Milk Day – global day of celebration to recognize the importance of milk as...

June 1, 2021

GAA stars raise a glass as World Milk Day hits 21

GAA stars raise a glass as World Milk Day hits 21

Tomorrow (Tuesday, June 1) marks World Milk Day – with this year marking 21 years of the global day of...

May 31, 2021

‘Growing disconnect between farmers and consumers of dairy’ – IFA

‘Growing disconnect between farmers and consumers of dairy’ – IFA

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) Dairy Committee met with the chief executive officer of the National Dairy Council (NDC), Zoe...

May 25, 2021

Dairy consumption for under-35s increased 48% in pandemic

Dairy consumption for under-35s increased 48% in pandemic

Consumption of dairy products for those aged under 35 increased by 48% during the Covid-19 pandemic. This was particularly true...

May 18, 2021

NDC board appoints new vice-chairperson

NDC board appoints new vice-chairperson

The board of the National Dairy Council (NDC) has appointed Co. Kildare dairy farmer Larry Hannon as its new vice-chairperson....

April 28, 2021

NDC: Social media a ‘vital channel’ for backing dairy

NDC: Social media a ‘vital channel’ for backing dairy

Social media is “definitely a place that accelerates the spread of bad news” – but is also a vital channel...

April 13, 2021

‘No one is talking to the consumer’: NDC outlines Irish dairy dilemma

‘No one is talking to the consumer’: NDC outlines Irish dairy dilemma

While the Irish dairy sector is good at communicating what it is doing at an environmental level, it is currently...

April 12, 2021