Posts tagged "Ireland"

Ireland’s dairy growth-water quality equation differs

[19 August/Rural News] Ireland and New Zealand are both focused on balancing the growth of their dairy sector with requirements for water quality however have very different approaches to achieve this. Dr Vera Power, Chief Executive of the Fertiliser Association of New Zealand (FANZ) reports that the Irish approach surrounds rewarding the farmer, demonstration and...

Coca Cola plans to open Irish milk plant

[28 March/Business World] Coca-Cola is considering establishing a dairy processing plant in Cork, Ireland. The company has a particular interest around the research and development (R&D) capabilities within the dairy sector and has visited various places in Ireland to get an understanding of the R&D work which is ongoing in the Irish dairy sector. Coca-Cola...

Consumer trust and green brand key to growing exports to Asia – new report

[22 January/Independent] KPMG Ireland have released a report highlighting that for Ireland to grow its exports in Asia it must increase awareness of its green image. According to the report, the exports of Irish food and drink have more than quadrupled over the past ten years to Asia to EUR1.3 billion. David Meagher, Head of...

Glanbia Ingredients to spearhead EUR30 million European whey research project

[29 January/Dairy Reporter] Glanbia Ingredients has commenced a EUR30 million project with the European Commission to develop an integrated biorefinery for conversion of dairy side streams into high value bio-based chemicals.  The plant will be a first of a find industrial scale biorefinery that will convert more than 25,000 tonnes of whey permeate and de-lactosed...