It has been another drama filled period in the dairy industry. Thankfully we seem to have got over the worst 2018 threw at us but who knows how 2019 will play out?

Butter has dropped significantly and is now around the €4250/ton mark

butter in the dairy market

Cheese prices have, like butter, also eased back following the trend of butter. Cheese had been relatively stable over the summer but there has been significant downwards pressure since then. Mozzarella is now trading around the €3300/ton mark and Mild Cheddar is around a similar level. Again there are signs that significant stock levels are […]

cheese prices in 2018

Politicians in both UK and Europe still seem to be in great uncertainty about what the eventual outcome will be.

Brexit negotiations and the dairy market

There was a major announcement of a merger between the Irish co-ops Lakeland and Lacpatrick. The two co-ops are based around the border region and have a combined 3,200 milk suppliers with an overall pool of 1.8bn litres. This will make the new merged co-op the second biggest in Ireland after Glanbia. As both co-ops […]

lacpatrick lakeland merger

Good news for dairy lovers everywhere as a huge international study carried out by McMaster University in Canada suggested that eating three portions of dairy a day could cut the risk of early death by one quarter. The study was was carried out on 220,000 adults and the results look very good for the dairy […]

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