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# dairy - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Social welfare recipients to earn extra cash filling dairy farm worker shortage

A new pilot programme will see recipients able to apply for four weeks of training as dairy operatives.

# dairy - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Nine executives at dairy giant paid over €9 million

The payment was criticised by TD Martin Ferris.

# dairy - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Nothing is denting the world's appetite for Irish dairy

The sector was the biggest contributor to record food and drink exports in 2015.

# dairy - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Stop the world - fake milk is on the way

For a good reason though. Muufrii (pronounced ‘Moofree’) will provide all the goodness of real milk without any of that pesky cow nonsense.

# dairy - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge 9 signs that you are in a love affair with cheese With Cheese Please

9 signs that you are in a love affair with cheese

Emmental, Port Salut, Cashel Blue *faints*

# dairy - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Without milk quotas, what will happen to the price of a pint of milk?

It’s largely positive news for farmers.

# dairy - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

The company behind Avonmore wants to take the Irish brand international

But most of Glanbia’s growth plans are in protein powders and sports supplements.

# dairy - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

# dairy - Monday 2 February, 2015

Got milk? Ireland's cows will be giving us a LOT more of the white stuff

Fifty-two high-skill jobs are expected to be created over the five years.

# dairy - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

The Chinese are lapping up Irish dairy - and that means big money for exporters

And why shouldn’t they like it? It’s grand, sure.

# dairy - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Coca Cola is selling fancy milk now Fairlife

Coca Cola is selling fancy milk now

It’s “premium” brand milk. Y’know the one.

# dairy - Monday 22 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish dairy farmers are mad at Rosanna Davison for telling people to go vegan Dear Dairy

Irish dairy farmers are mad at Rosanna Davison for telling people to go vegan

They’re calling her a big old spoofer. A spoofer!

# dairy - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

People who eat high-fat dairy foods less likely to develop type 2 diabetes

Researchers found there is no association between low-fat dairy products and the risk of T2D.

# dairy - Monday 11 August, 2014

Economists are predicting that cheese mountains could become a reality

Not literally, of course. Russia sanctions means we could have an awful lot of leftover cheese, and meat too.

# dairy - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Guess how many of these were sold around the world last year?

It’s a lot of milking.

# dairy - Monday 17 February, 2014

Coveney to dairy farmers: You're (still) producing too much milk

Ireland’s volume of milk supplies in January was above what is allowed under EU quotas.

# dairy - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Value of Irish food and drink exports nearly €10 billion in 2013

Exports for dairy products and ingredients brought in the most money, followed by beef exports.

# dairy - Friday 13 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Millennium milk bottles are coming back to Irish doorsteps Dublin's Great In '88

Millennium milk bottles are coming back to Irish doorsteps

It’s been 25 years since their first appearance.

# dairy - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Column: Raising animals for food contributes to climate change

On World Vegetarian Day, Frank Armstrong asks why we refuse to see the relationship between farm animals and climate change.

# dairy - Thursday 19 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge This American supermarket has a 'hanging cheese' section Hanging Out

This American supermarket has a 'hanging cheese' section

We want to go to there.

# dairy - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Slide in pharmaceutical sales drives a nine per cent drop in exports

There was a decline of €703 million in the year up to June – driven largely by the drop in pharma sales, as patents for major drugs expire.

# dairy - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

No milk today: Drop in how much milk Irish people are drinking

But even with the decrease, Irish people are still drinking more than 9 litres of milk per month EACH.

# dairy - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

From Business ETC Glanbia in €157 million investment for major new dairy facility Jobswatch

Glanbia in €157 million investment for major new dairy facility

The company said the state-supported investment will create 1600 direct and indirect roles.

# dairy - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

The top selling butter in Germany is... Kerrygold

The Irish Dairy Board’s report today also revealed that profits were up by 10.8% in 2012.

# dairy - Friday 12 October, 2012

Exemption of cheese under new advertising rules welcomed

Following recommendations by the Department of Health, new rules curtailing the advertising of unhealthy foods to children will not include cheese products.

# dairy - Sunday 12 August, 2012

Glanbia retirees launch court action over alleged breach of contract

The group has launched a High Court action over an alleged breach of contract regarding pension payments.

# dairy - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Lucky cow gets a full spinal massage Laughing Cow This post contains videos

Lucky cow gets a full spinal massage

Massages, concerts and water beds are the latest innovations to hit the dairy industry. For the cows… not the farmers.

# dairy - Friday 11 May, 2012

From The42 NFL star gets career boost after losing four stone on vegan diet No Pigskin

NFL star gets career boost after losing four stone on vegan diet

Deuce Lutui from Tonga has changed to ‘a mostly animal-free’ eating regime and loving life at the Seattle Seahawks.

Committee criticisms proposed changes to cheese ads aimed at children

Andrew Doyle TD noted the concern among farmers and the agri-food sector over the “targeting of cheese” in proposed by the BAI.

# dairy - Thursday 26 April, 2012

That's not a protest, THIS is a protest. Got Milk? This post contains images

That's not a protest, THIS is a protest.

Milkmen from India show us how it’s done.

# dairy - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Minister 'disappointed' over likelihood of super levy fine for milk farmers

The Minister for Agriculture says that Irish milk producers may incur a super levy fine for the first time in several years as March is expected to be at 0.69 per cent above quota.

# dairy - Saturday 12 November, 2011

Irish cheese tests positive for E.coli in South Africa

A sample of Irish cheese tested positive for the bug in South Africa – prompting calls for an embargo on Irish dairy imports.

# dairy - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Dairy Council hits out at cheese ads restriction

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has proposed a Children’s Commercial Communications Code, under which cheese would be classed as a ‘less healthy food’.

# dairy - Saturday 10 September, 2011

Poll: Would you drink unpasteurised 'raw' milk? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you drink unpasteurised 'raw' milk?

The Food Safety Authority is proposing an outright ban on the sale of unpasteurised milk, but have you tried it? Or would you like to have a taste?…

# dairy - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Glanbia raises targets as demand for dairy products grows

Glanbia continues to perform strongly as demand for dairy products increases across the globe.

# dairy - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

All the day’s news – as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed, including: destruction of smallpox virus stocks delayed; ash cloud woes ease; and two men injured in shooting at Dublin pub.

# dairy - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

The Earth could be ‘unrecognisable’ by 2050, says experts

Competition for unsustainable resources, population growth and increased meat consumption could render the planet “unrecognisable” in 40 years – when the global population is expected to reach 9 billion.

# dairy - Tuesday 16 November, 2010

Gouda news story: the free cheese is out there

As bailout tension rises, free cheese begins winging its way to the needy.

# dairy - Tuesday 31 August, 2010

Kerry Group ride the storm with 41% profit increase

The food group reports pre-tax profits of €162.3m for the first half of the year – up over €47m on 2009.