Milk

UK milk processor slashes January price by €2.50c/kg

UK milk processor slashes January price by €2.50c/kg

The UK’s largest dairy company Arla, has slashed its January milk price by €2.5c/kg The company says the combined impact...

December 23, 2014

Poll: do you want milk quotas to go or stay?

Poll: do you want milk quotas to go or stay?

With milk quotas set to be abolished from April 1, next year, dairy farmers are facing an uncertain outlook. Volatility...

December 4, 2014

‘There is just too much milk in the world’

‘There is just too much milk in the world’

United Dairy Farmers’ Group Chief Executive Dr David Dobbin is advising milk producers in Northern Ireland to ease back on...

November 27, 2014

Coca-cola to launch ‘premium milk’ in the US

Coca-cola to launch ‘premium milk’ in the US

Coca-Cola is entering the world’s liquid milk market with news that it will launch a ‘premium milk’ product in the...

November 26, 2014

Environmental footprint of dairy products under the microscope

Environmental footprint of dairy products under the microscope

Major players in the European dairy sector have recently launched the work on the Dairy Environmental Footprint Pilot (‘DAIRY PEF’),...

July 20, 2014

Nutricia sees profits fall by 97% in wake of Fonterra contamination scare

Nutricia sees profits fall by 97% in wake of Fonterra contamination scare

Nutricia, the New Zealand specialist infant-formula company, saw its profits drop by 97% last year. The figures come after the...

June 13, 2014

Danone moves to cut out middle man between New Zealand and Asia, with two acquisitions

Danone moves to cut out middle man between New Zealand and Asia, with two acquisitions

In the midst of taking legal proceedings against Fonterra, french dairy group Danone is believed to be in the process...

May 1, 2014

Top stories this week

Top stories this week

Top stories this week All things tillage Winter cereals All things RDP Decision on co-funding rural development imminent All things Eirgrid IFA calls...

January 12, 2014

Dairy quality assurance scheme, how it will work

Dairy quality assurance scheme, how it will work

AgriLand caught up with Bord Bia to discuss its new National Sustainable Dairy and Quality Assurance Scheme, which is set...

November 19, 2013

African expansion for Danone

African expansion for Danone

The View from Africa: Danone is set to buy a 49 percent stake in Fan Milk International, a frozen dairy products...

October 24, 2013

King of the woods, forest owner think-in under way

King of the woods, forest owner think-in under way

The View from Teagasc: The National Forest Owner Groups Conference will take place at the Ballykisteen Hotel near Tipperary town on...

September 27, 2013

Checkout Ireland’s top brands

Checkout Ireland’s top brands

‘Consumers are shopping around more than ever before’ ‘Increase in sales of retailers’ own-brand products, such as milk’ ‘Frozen Ready...

August 26, 2013

China fines Dairy companies US$110m

China fines Dairy companies US$110m

China has fined several diary companies including New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra, Mead Johnson Nutrition Co and Danone and  a total...

August 7, 2013