31 October 2013
The Irish Dairy Board is looking to further expand in the Middle East and north Africa through fresh investment in Saudi Arabia, including setting up a new plant.
5 September 2013
The Irish Dairy Board (IDB) is to invest EUR10.5m (US$13.8m) in new facilities in Germany in a bid to drive growth in the country post milk quotas.
30 May 2013
Adams Foods has moved its Mu cheese brand into the milkshake category with a launch in Tesco.
9 April 2013
The Irish Dairy Board saw profits increase in 2012 on the back of higher revenue boosted by a 7% increase in branded sales volumes.
15 March 2013
FrieslandCampina has booked higher sales and profits as the Dutch dairy giant benefited from an increased focus on infant nutrition and branded cheese.
15 March 2013
The Irish Dairy Board has launched a sweet cheddar cheese, Kerrygold Skellig, into supermarkets and speciality stores in the US.
4 March 2013
European dairy processor Arla Foods had a bumper 2012, with sales and profits up. And its operations in emerging markets played a part in boosting its top and bottom lines. Dean Best spoke with Arla CFO Frederik Lotz about the company's ambitions in emerging markets as it battles stiff competition for rising dairy consumption in markets like China from its European peers.
8 February 2013
John Moloney, managing director at Glanbia, is to also take a seat on the board of fellow Irish food group Greencore.
19 November 2012
Irish co-op The Irish Dairy Board is to supply own-label butter to Tesco stores in four markets in central and eastern Europe.
29 October 2012
A busy but fruitful week for just-food was dominated by the SIAL trade expo in Paris, where thousands of international manufacturers gathered to showcase products and discuss the challenges and opportunities facing them. Elsewhere, the UK unveiled plans to introduce a hybrid nutrition labelling system, Premier Foods plc pledged to "unlock value" from its bread division and French retailers Carrefour and Casino found their international operations in the spotlight.
29 October 2012
This week, just-food attended the SIAL food and drink exhibition in Paris where the team caught up food manufacturers including Genius Foods, Dare Foods, The Irish Dairy Board, as well as the Irish Prime Minister. Outside of Paris, the UK government revealed plans to adopt a hybrid approach to front-of-pack (FOP) nutritional labelling.
26 October 2012
The Irish Dairy Board is a co-op that generates sales of EUR2bn and exports products including its Kerrygold brand to over 80 countries. Dean Best caught up with Fergal McGarry, the IDB's global marketing and innovation director, to discuss the company's targets in emerging markets, R&D and Ireland's push to promote its food industry overseas.
11 July 2012
The Irish Dairy Board (IDB) has bought UK cheese ingredients firm The Cheese Warehouse for an undisclosed sum.
28 June 2012
Danone has taken a majority stake in Moroccan dairy firm Centrale Laitière.
13 June 2012
Cheese maker Adams Foods has moved the timing of its television advert for Pilgrim's Choice cheese after it received 35 complaints to the UK's advertising watchdog.
12 June 2012
FrieslandCampina has said its acquisition of The Irish Dairy Board's Belgian cheese packing operation is an "important" purchase for the company as it looks to expand its position in the sector.
12 June 2012
The Irish Dairy Board (IDB) is to sell its Belgian continental cheese packing operation to FrieslandCampina.
3 May 2012
The Irish Dairy Board booked rising sales and profits during 2011 thanks to the strong growth witnessed at its Kerrygold brand.
26 January 2012
The Irish Dairy Board, the co-operative behind cheese and butter brand Kerrygold, has secured a fresh loan of EUR100m (US$131.7m) to fund its expansion.
12 January 2012
Cheese maker Adams Foods will close its packing facility in the UK town of Wincanton, with the loss of 130 jobs.
2 December 2011
Adams Foods is considering closing its Wincanton cheese packing facility, creating uncertainty over 180 jobs.
19 October 2011
The Irish Dairy Board (IDB) has expanded its ingredients production in the UK by opening a facility in Staffordshire.
27 September 2011
The Irish Dairy Board has announced plans to expand its presence in Algeria, the second-largest market for the co-op's cheese products.
22 September 2011
A fire that broke out an Adams Foods warehouses at its Wincanton site is not expected to affect the company's supply chain.
17 June 2011
The Irish Dairy Board (IDB) has appointed Ian Toal as CEO UK consumer foods arm Adams Foods.
8 April 2011
The Irish Dairy Board (IDB) saw its operating profit drop by nearly a third during 2010, despite recording an increase in sales for the year.
28 March 2011
Adams Foods has announced the launch of a sweet honey spread under its Kerrygold brand.