Dairy Exports

UK dairy imports decrease by 12%

UK dairy imports decrease by 12%

The latest trade figures from the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) show that dairy imports into the United Kingdom...

August 22, 2021

UK moves to delay border control changes by 6 months

UK moves to delay border control changes by 6 months

The UK government has announced its decision to delay deadlines for changing border controls in relation to the import of...

March 11, 2021

Value of Irish dairy exports to the UK drops 10% in 2016

Value of Irish dairy exports to the UK drops 10% in 2016

A decline of over 10% was recorded in the value of Irish dairy exports in 2016 to the UK at...

January 12, 2017

New food craze ‘pizza bomb’ helps drive Asian demand for dairy products

New food craze ‘pizza bomb’ helps drive Asian demand for dairy products

Novelty food trends, such as the ‘pizza bomb’ and Mickey Mouse shaped pizza are driving strong demand for cheese in...

May 23, 2016

How Fonterra plans to dominate the Chinese dairy market with 15,000 cows

How Fonterra plans to dominate the Chinese dairy market with 15,000 cows

Fonterra announced its interim results for 2015, it predicted a possible upturn in dairy prices towards the end of 2016....

March 24, 2016

US cuts its dairy export growth projections by half, blames aggressive EU production

US cuts its dairy export growth projections by half, blames aggressive EU production

The US has cut its export growth projections for its dairy industry by 50%, from 6.5% to 3.7% according to...

March 18, 2016

New Zealand wades in to blame European farming supports for poor dairy prices

New Zealand wades in to blame European farming supports for poor dairy prices

New Zealand has waded into the war of words over who or what is to blame for low dairy prices....

February 27, 2016

Glanbia to pay €200m for another US sports nutrition business

Glanbia to pay €200m for another US sports nutrition business

Glanbia plc has announced that it has agreed to acquire thinkThin, a US sports nutrition company for $217m (€202m). ThinkThin...

November 16, 2015

Asia rather than China alone ­will be a key driver for dairy exports

Asia rather than China alone ­will be a key driver for dairy exports

China is no longer the focus of the export drive that has been put in place by the Irish dairy...

November 15, 2015

EU exports to China grow, but at a slower rate (infant formula key product)

EU exports to China grow, but at a slower rate (infant formula key product)

In 2014, China’s demand for agri-food imports continued to increase, although at a lower rate (+3%) compared to growth rates...

August 3, 2015

EU remains the largest importer and exporter of agri-food in the world

EU remains the largest importer and exporter of agri-food in the world

The EU is both the largest exporter and importer of agri-food products in the world, new figures from Europe show....

August 2, 2015

10 products account for 50% of EU agri-food exports

10 products account for 50% of EU agri-food exports

Just 10 product categories account for 48% of EU agri-food exports in 2014, new figures from the EU show. It...

August 1, 2015

Aurivo milk pool to grow by 25%

Aurivo milk pool to grow by 25%

Aurivo co-op expects its suppliers to increase production by approximately 25%, following the abolition of the milk quotas, according to its...

April 2, 2015

Exports of UK dairy at a record high, Ireland remains its top market

Exports of UK dairy at a record high, Ireland remains its top market

Exports of UK dairy products are at a record high, the UKs Food and Drink Federation (FDF) says. It says...

March 24, 2015

EU dairy exports grow despite Russian ban

EU dairy exports grow despite Russian ban

Despite losing one of its most important export markets, the European Union (EU) has seen an overall increase in dairy...

February 26, 2015

Lakeland Dairies to expand milk processing with €36m investment

Lakeland Dairies to expand milk processing with €36m investment

Lakeland Dairies is beginning a €36m investment in an expansion of milk powder processing operations at Bailieboro, Co. Cavan. The...

February 9, 2015

US dairy industry raises concerns over regional food names in TTIP negotiations

US dairy industry raises concerns over regional food names in TTIP negotiations

Geographical indicators and common food name issues have been flagged by the US dairy sector as ‘issues’ during a Trans-Atlantic Trade...

February 6, 2015