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Ulster University in Northern Ireland has been awarded funding of almost €400,000 as part of a larger €2.6 million research grant to develop new mixing process technologies for milk powder hydration, which aims to significantly enhance the economic competitiveness of the Irish dairy industry.
Cheese manufacturer Lactalis McLelland has embarked on a food waste reduction partnership with food redistribution charity FareShare UK.
Following the company’s investment in energy-saving lighting systems at its logistics centre in Newtownards, Northern Ireland, the Lakeland Dairies received a Lux Award 2017 for the best industrial and transport lighting project of the year with lighting specialist Resourceable in Belfast.
The news this week of further Brexit wrangling in Parliament, complemented by the bungling of the foreign secretary in matters dealing with a British national presently in prison in Iran, don’t really fill one with hope about how smoothly the transition to life outside the European Union will go for the United Kingdom, in light of the current government.
Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D. is leading a week-long Government of Ireland Agri-Food trade mission to Japan and South Korea.
As part of a four-day trip organised by Alltech, dairy farmers are being provided with the opportunity to tour some of Europe’s leading dairy farms.
Dairy UK has published the White Paper report for 2017 which details the opportunities and challenges that the industry is facing over issues such as Brexit and consumer confidence in dairy foods.
Proposals for a period of transition, and protections for the Republic of Ireland and EU citizens living in the UK currently are welcome, but clarity on EU labour and farming subsidies is still needed, says Dr Judith Bryans, chief executive of Dairy UK.
Dairy UK is set to get a new chairman in the form of Paul Vernon, the CEO of Glanbia Cheese Ltd. He succeeds the very capable Dr David Dobbin in this important role, as the British dairy industry faces its most challenging years.
Dairy co-operative LacPatrick has unveiled a new operation in Northern Ireland that will allow it to process milk on both sides of the Irish border, specifically for the growing number of customers in the UK.
Lakeland Dairies has opened a new €40 million milk powder plant at its Bailieboro site in Cavan, Ireland.
Glanbia Co-op has transferred approximately €92 million worth of Glanbia plc shares to over 14,700 members.
Following its participation at Gulfood’s annual trade show, dairy co-operative LacPatrick has secured over €1.1m of sales of its LP spray dried whole milk and skimmed milk powder in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Global nutrition group Glanbia has announced its results for the six months up until 1 July 2017.
If WTO tariffs are applied post-Brexit, trade barrier rates will vary significantly depending on fat level and flavouring.