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Strong year for UK cheese exports

According to the latest figures from HMRC, exports of cheese from the UK surpassed the £615 million mark last year, rising 23% from 2016.

Irish Black Butter ice cream

Northern Irish food businesses, Morelli’s Ice Cream and Irish Black Butter Company, have joined forces to create a new ice cream.

Glanbia Ireland’s Wexford cheese plant reopened

Michael Creed, minister for agriculture, food & the marine and Glanbia Group chairman Henry Corbally have re-opened Glanbia Ireland’s Wexford cheese plant following a major capital investment programme.

New MD for Arla Germany

Markus Mühleisen will become Arla Foods’ new head of Germany as of 1 March. As managing director and group vice president Germany, he will be responsible for Arla Foods’ business in Germany and Austria.

Key role for Northern Ireland in powder research

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.

Lakeland Dairies wins Lux Award

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.

What if they go on without us?

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 trade mission to Japan underway

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.