Dale Farm

Northern Ireland dairy farmers urged to buy fertiliser and feed

Northern Ireland dairy farmers urged to buy fertiliser and feed

Dale Farm members visiting this year’s Balmoral Show will be told that there is a sustainable future for dairy in...

May 9, 2022

Dale Farm launches community fund to aid schools

Dale Farm launches community fund to aid schools

Dairy cooperative Dale Farm has launched a new community fund with the aim of supporting organisations local to its production...

February 27, 2022

40 new dairy entrants in Northern Ireland in 2021

40 new dairy entrants in Northern Ireland in 2021

Approximately 40 new farming entrants started up within Northern Ireland’s dairy sector during 2021 and this growth looks set to...

December 20, 2021

Global milk production sees first growth decrease since 2019

Global milk production sees first growth decrease since 2019

After more than two years of uninterrupted growth, global milk production is down, with growth expected to dip into negative...

December 9, 2021

Dairy markets remain strong but farmer margins impacted

Dairy markets remain strong but farmer margins impacted

Dale Farm chief executive Nick Whelan has confirmed that, despite dairy markets being relatively strong, milk volumes coming into processers...

December 3, 2021

Northern Ireland milk sector outlines decarbonisation efforts

Northern Ireland milk sector outlines decarbonisation efforts

Northern Ireland continues to decarbonise its milk sector and greater strides to this effect can be expected. This was one...

November 26, 2021

Dromona strikes gold at 2021 International Cheese and Dairy Awards

Dromona strikes gold at 2021 International Cheese and Dairy Awards

Dairy cooperative Dale Farm has picked up several accolades at the 2021 International Cheese and Dairy Awards. With over 5,000...

November 11, 2021

Dale Farm sees £19 million increase in sales despite a year of lockdown

Dale Farm sees £19 million increase in sales despite a year of lockdown

Major Northern Ireland dairy cooperative Dale Farm has reported an increase in both group operating profits and sales in its...

June 30, 2021

NI milk price round-up: Lakeland swaps unconditional bonus for base price rise

NI milk price round-up: Lakeland swaps unconditional bonus for base price rise

Northern Ireland milk buyers are tickling the 30p/L mark with marginal increases across most of May’s base prices. The latest...

June 25, 2021

Dale Farm signs supply deal with Arla Foods

Dale Farm signs supply deal with Arla Foods

Two of the UK’s largest dairy companies, Dale Farm and Arla Foods, have partnered for the first time as part...

June 21, 2021

NI milk price round-up: Top base price for April hits 29.8p/L

NI milk price round-up: Top base price for April hits 29.8p/L

Northern Ireland milk prices are holding strong across the board, with all of the big players announcing holds or price...

May 25, 2021

NI milk prices edge upwards for March

NI milk prices edge upwards for March

Northern Ireland milk processors have announced increases to prices of up to 1p/L for March’s milk. Dairy processors Dale Farm,...

April 14, 2021

NI suppliers call for Lakeland and Dale Farm to follow Glanbia in solids-based pricing

NI suppliers call for Lakeland and Dale Farm to follow Glanbia in solids-based pricing

A group of northern dairy farmers have called for their processors to follow suit with Glanbia Ireland, which this week...

March 17, 2021

Dale Farm unveils new look after 50 years of old branding

Dale Farm unveils new look after 50 years of old branding

Northern Ireland dairy cooperative Dale Farm has unveiled new branding as part of a major growth strategy for the next...

March 10, 2021

Dale Farm suppliers hit out at ‘meat-free Monday’ post

Dale Farm suppliers hit out at ‘meat-free Monday’ post

Dale Farm suppliers have hit out at the dairy processor after it posted on social media offering “meat-free Monday inspiration”....

March 3, 2021

Improving productivity goes to the very heart of modern dairy farming

Improving productivity goes to the very heart of modern dairy farming

Dale Farm CEO Nick Whelan is quick to point out that milk producers and processers are both joined at the...

December 22, 2020

300% increase in milk offered for Dale Farm fixed-price contract

300% increase in milk offered for Dale Farm fixed-price contract

Northern Ireland dairy co-operative Dale Farm has said it has seen “an almost 300%” increase in the volume of milk...

December 10, 2020

Lakeland Dairies to launch new fixed-price contract

Lakeland Dairies to launch new fixed-price contract

Lakeland Dairies has plans to launch a new three-year fixed-price milk contract, AgriLand can reveal. The price will remain unchanged...

November 16, 2020