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Glanbia plc is a global performance nutrition and ingredients group, founded in 1997. Glanbia is a public company, listed on the London and Irish Stock Exchanges as GLB and GL9 respectively. The head office for Glanbia is located in Kilkenny, Ireland.

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Katy Askew | 11 May 2015

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Katy Askew | 30 Apr 2015

Consumer awareness of nutrition is on the rise and globally. While salt and sugar reduction have grabbed the headlines, with campaign groups insisting the industry should do more on reformulation and reduction, consumers have increasingly come to expect manufacturers to offer products that deliver positive functional benefits. Katy Askew suggests the dairy sector could be poised to benefit.


Katy Askew | 1 Sep 2014

Arla Foods is wise to invest in its whey protein production capacity. However, the company is far from alone in pursuing this strategy, with various dairy firms stepping up production to meet growing global demand. As activity increases so too could competition, Katy Askew suggests.


Dean Best | 12 Aug 2014

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Dean Best | 10 Aug 2018

Glanbia said today (10 August) it expects the new US plant the Irish group is setting up with Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and Select Milk Producers should be completed by 2021.


just-food.com | 20 Jul 2018

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.


Simon Harvey | 16 Jul 2018

Ireland-based dairy and sports nutrition group Glanbia Plc plans to build a EUR130m (US$152.3m) new factory under its cheese joint venture with Leprino Foods.


Simon Harvey | 1 Jun 2018

Ireland-based dairy and sports nutrition group Glanbia has appointed Martin Keane as chairman to replace Henry Corbally.


Andy Coyne | 23 May 2018

Irish dairy, sports nutrition and ingredients group Glanbia has set out five-year financial ambitions during a capital markets day held at its US innovation centre in Illinois.


Andy Coyne | 1 May 2018

The Irish government is said to be instigating a risk assessment of its food industry following the news yesterday that 'big four' UK supermarkets Sainsbury's and Asda are to merge.


Andy Coyne | 7 Mar 2018

Irish-based food and dairy company Glanbia has joined forces with cooperative Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and Select Milk producers on a new production facility in Michigan.


Andy Coyne | 5 Mar 2018

Irish dairy, sports nutrition and ingredients group Glanbia has told farmers it will pay a subsidy for milk that could not be collected during Storm Emma.


just-food.com | 23 Feb 2018

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just-food.com | 21 Dec 2017

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.


Helen Arnold | 28 Jun 2017

Glanbia has added a full line of products to its ThinkThin range in the US that are made with plant-based protein.


Helen Arnold | 19 May 2017

Switzerland-based bakery group Aryzta has appointed a former executive of Irish food group Glanbia, Kevin Toland, as CEO.


Dean Best | 26 Apr 2017

Ireland-based food group Glanbia has moved a step closer to selling a 60% stake in its domestic dairy products business.


Dean Best | 26 Apr 2017

Ireland-based Glanbia today (26 April) reported higher first-quarter revenues, helped by growth from the company's ingredients business, amid falling volumes from its performance nutrition arm.


Katy Askew | 22 Feb 2017

Glanbia has announced plans to form a joint venture for its dairy business in Ireland as the group booked higher sales and earnings for 2016.


Katy Askew | 6 Feb 2017

Irish food maker Glanbia has entered into two deals to expand its performance nutrition business, with the acquisitions of Grass Advantage in the US and Body & Fit in the Netherlands. 


Katy Askew | 27 Jan 2017

Irish dairy group Glanbia has confirmed it is in "advanced" talks with three US dairy suppliers, including Dairy Farmers of America, over the formation of a stand-alone joint venture in the country. 


John Shepherd | 19 Jan 2017

Glanbia has confirmed it is raising the price of its Avonmore milk range to sales agents by three euro cents per litre from 5 February in response to increased raw materials costs.


Dean Best | 2 Nov 2016

Shares in Glanbia rose today (2 November) after the Ireland-based group maintained its forecast for annual earnings but the company's nine-month results showed it has seen pressure on the price of its performance nutrition products.


Dean Best | 6 Oct 2016

Optimum Nutrition, the US-based sports nutrition business owned by Glanbia, has launched a range of protein bars in its domestic market.


Hannah Abdulla | 13 May 2016

Glanbia has confirmed jobs are to go at a plant in Co. Kildare in the east of Ireland.


Hannah Abdulla | 27 Apr 2016

First quarter sales at Glanbia have fallen, the group revealed in an interim trading statement today (27 April).


Dean Best | 4 Apr 2016

Glanbia, the Irish dairy, ingredients and sports nutrition group, is looking to make more acquisitions, MD Siobhán Talbot has said.


Hannah Abdulla | 31 Mar 2016

Glanbia has declined to comment on the impact a reported milk supply contract loss to Tesco in Ireland will have on its business.

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Dean Best | 21 Mar 2016

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Dean Best | 3 Jun 2015

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Company research

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