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Northern Ireland
Lakeland increases price for June supplies
Kieran Mailey
Lakeland Dairies has announced an increase to its base price for milk supplied during June
26 June 2024 Letters
Letter about Irish butter market in US
"Why are dairy farmers sitting on their hands while their farmer board members are supporting this disgraceful state of affairs?" - Michael Drea, Kilcarrig, Bagenalstown, Co Carlow.
26 June 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: butter regains top spot as markets settle
Butter prices made up some of its lost ground from last week and milk supply falls in Germany and the US.
Dairy Trends: GDT drops by 0.5% as market catches breath
There was a bit of a cooling off of butter prices in Europe this week, although it continued to increase at the GDT, writes Aidan Brennan.
19 June 2024 Markets
Letter about Irish butter brands competing in the USA
"Of course I want to see more Irish butter command a premium price, but the question must be asked; 'Is this the best way to market Irish butter?' - Mike Magan, Killashee, Co Longford
19 June 2024 Letters
Dairy Trends: dairy markets continue to strengthen as weather disrupts supplies
The European spot market saw steady gains for most dairy commodities this week, writes Aidan Brennan
12 June 2024 Markets
Butter wars on US shop shelves
It is high time for the Ornua boss to sit everyone down and bring some common sense to the table.
12 June 2024 Viewpoints
April milk supply falls by almost 8% in 2024
Production of butter and skimmed milk powder both fell by 2,100t this April, by 6.6% and 12.5% respectively.
7 June 2024 News
Dairy Trends: dairy markets continue to drive up
Both the Global Dairy Trade and the European spot market prices for dairy increased this week, as the upward trend continues, writes Aidan Brennan.
5 June 2024 Markets
Dairy markets harden amid poor supply outlook
There is now an acceptance among international dairy buyers that milk supplies are not bulletproof and will not rebound in the medium term.
5 June 2024 News
Irish butter wars taking place on US shop shelves
Kerrygold butter has a new competitor under the Irish grass fed category in the United States.
5 June 2024 News
Milk price supports get the chop in April
Most of the co-ops have reduced or removed the milk price supports for bad weather, early calving or high input costs, writes Aidan Brennan.
29 May 2024 Markets