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Irish Dairy Board to change name to Ornua

23 Feb 2015

Dairy co-op The Irish Dairy Board is set to change its name to Ornua, a phrase derived from the meaning for "new gold" in Irish.

China heads Glanbia's UHT milk push

12 Nov 2014

Glanbia has launched Avonmore UHT milk in China as the company starts exporting from a new, dedicated plant in Ireland.

China heads Glanbia's UHT milk push

12 Nov 2014

Glanbia has launched Avonmore UHT milk in China as the company starts exporting from a new, dedicated plant in Ireland.

Food industry news of the week: United Biscuits, Dairy Crest

7 Nov 2014

United Biscuits is set for a new owner - Turkey's Yildiz Holding. The UK-based snacks maker announced this week brands including McVitie's and BN would join Godiva chocolate in the Yildiz portfolio. The M&A spotlight was firmly on the UK last week, with German giant Müller striking a deal to buy Dairy Crest's liquid milk assets - competition approval pending.

Irish Dairy Board launches liquid milk brand in China

4 Nov 2014

The Irish Dairy Board is to launch a liquid milk product into China under its Kerrygold brand.

AUDIO: Adams Foods CEO Toal talks innovation

23 May 2014

Adams Foods, the UK arm of The Irish Dairy Board, has seen sales jump around 40% in the last three years. The company's recent deal to market cheese for UK dairy co-op First Milk has helped drive that gain - but it has enjoyed organic growth, too. In an excerpt from an interview with just-food, hear Adams Foods CEO Ian Toal discuss the importance of innovation to the business.

Interview: Adams Foods' rise as force in UK cheese

23 May 2014

From a "sleeping giant" losing money to a "sustainable, good business", Adams Foods CEO Ian Toal says the UK arm of The Irish Dairy Board has made significant progress since he joined the business in 2011. What has driven the business? And how does it plan to grow further? Dean Best met Toal to find out.

UK: Adams Foods takes Mu cheese brand into milkshakes

30 May 2013

Adams Foods has moved its Mu cheese brand into the milkshake category with a launch in Tesco.

EUROPE: Irish Dairy Board secures Tesco butter contract

19 Nov 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.

Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food last week

29 Oct 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.

MOROCCO: Danone takes majority stake in Centrale Laitière

28 Jun 2012

Danone has taken a majority stake in Moroccan dairy firm Centrale Laitière.

IRELAND: Irish Dairy Board profits rise

3 May 2012

The Irish Dairy Board booked rising sales and profits during 2011 thanks to the strong growth witnessed at its Kerrygold brand.

IRELAND: Irish Dairy Board profits rise

3 May 2012

The Irish Dairy Board booked rising sales and profits during 2011 thanks to the strong growth witnessed at its Kerrygold brand.

IRELAND: Irish Dairy Board secures funds for expansion

26 Jan 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.

IRELAND: Irish Dairy Board secures funds for expansion

26 Jan 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.

UK: Irish Dairy Board expands ingredients production

19 Oct 2011

The Irish Dairy Board (IDB) has expanded its ingredients production in the UK by opening a facility in Staffordshire.

UK: Fire hits Adams Foods warehouse

22 Sep 2011

A fire that broke out an Adams Foods warehouses at its Wincanton site is not expected to affect the company's supply chain.

IRELAND: Irish Dairy Board appoints Toal as Adams Foods CEO

17 Jun 2011

The Irish Dairy Board (IDB) has appointed Ian Toal as CEO UK consumer foods arm Adams Foods.

IRELAND: Irish Dairy Board appoints Toal as Adams Foods CEO

17 Jun 2011

The Irish Dairy Board (IDB) has appointed Ian Toal as CEO UK consumer foods arm Adams Foods.

IRELAND: Irish Dairy Board operating profit falls in 2010

8 Apr 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.

IRELAND: Irish Dairy Board operating profit falls in 2010

8 Apr 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.

IRELAND: Irish Dairy Board operating profit falls in 2010

8 Apr 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.



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