Lakeland Dairies increases fixed milk price
Thu, May 12, 2022
Lakeland Dairies has adjusted the milk price it pays on existing fixed milk contracts with farmer suppliers.
Thu, February 10, 2022
Lakeland Dairies has announced that Niall Matthews was returned as Chair of the co-operative at its Board meeting today.
Fri, November 12, 2021
The Board of Lakeland Dairies has today announced a new payment system for milk supplies in Northern Ireland.
Fri, September 17, 2021
Following from the recent completion of Board elections Lakeland Dairies has announced the Board of the Co-operative, taking effect on 1st November 2021.
Wed, June 16, 2021
The Chair, Board, Chief Executive, Management and Staff of Lakeland Dairies are deeply saddened by the passing away of Dermot McGreal.
Tue, May 11, 2021
A highly experienced food industry professional, Mr. Larkin will serve as an independent non-executive director on the Board.
Wed, April 28, 2021
A Special General Meeting (SGM) of Lakeland Dairies has approved changes to its governance structure.
Wed, April 14, 2021
Lakeland Dairies, the largest cross-border dairy processing co-operative on the island of Ireland, has announced its results for the year ended 26th December 2020.
Fri, February 12, 2021
Niall Matthews has been appointed Chairman of Lakeland Dairies Co-operative Society Ltd. Mr. Matthews was elected to the Board of Lakeland Dairies in 2017.
Wed, January 20, 2021
The Lakeland Dairies/Teagasc Joint Development Programme is providing a Spring Management Series of advice, tips and information.
Fri, September 04, 2020
Lakeland Dairies has launched an innovative new ‘MilkedIn’ app for our 3,200 milk suppliers to help streamline their access to important farm information.
Tue, August 04, 2020
Farm families in Co. Down and Co. Cavan have been announced as the Lakeland Dairies Supreme Milk Quality Winners.
Tue, April 21, 2020
With marts and the sale of livestock now operating in a more restricted manner, Lakeland Agri has announced a series of measures to help.
Thu, April 02, 2020
Proposed changes to the Board structure and electoral areas of Lakeland Dairies are to be brought before a Special General Meeting (SGM) of the co-operative in September.
Wed, April 01, 2020
We have rolled out a new series of measures to help halt the spread of COVID-19 as well as protecting the health and wellbeing of farmers and customers.
Tue, March 24, 2020
To help the curb the spread of COVID-19, Lakeland Dairies has implemented a strict policy and set of protocols for farmers and hauliers around the collection of milk from farm
Thu, March 12, 2020
This guidance is on the steps Lakeland Dairies milk suppliers should take to reduce the chances of picking up or spreading any virus but most especially in the present climate Covid 19 Coronavirus.
Thu, February 06, 2020
Dairy Farm Labour: Working Smarter, Not Harder provides advice - from milk suppliers for milk suppliers - based on findings of locally and regionally based research
Tue, November 26, 2019
Sixty (60) Lakeland Dairies farmers have been recognised and rewarded for their commitment to excellence at the recent Animal Health Ireland (AHI) CellCheck awards.
Fri, October 11, 2019
Lakeland Dairies has paid tribute to the McCoy family having won a national award at the 2019 National Dairy Council (NDC) / Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards.
Thu, September 26, 2019
Ahead of the 2019 Kerrygold / National Dairy Council (NDC) Quality Milk Awards national final, Lakeland Dairies has paid tribute to its milk suppliers the McCoy family.
Fri, August 30, 2019
Lakeland Dairies has today (30 August) announced a plan for the adjustment of processing activities on its site in Monaghan.
Fri, June 28, 2019
Champion dairy farmers from counties Antrim, Down, Fermanagh, Tyrone, Cavan, Monaghan, Westmeath and Longford win awards for Excellence in Milk Production
Mon, June 24, 2019
Lakeland Agri, in conjunction with the Lakeland Dairies / Teagasc Joint Programme, will host a major interactive grassland event in July
Fri, May 31, 2019
A national farm walk will take place on the farm of the 2018 National Dairy Council (NDC) & Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards winner Darran McKenna on Wednesday 12th June next.
Wed, April 17, 2019
Significant improvements noted in Milk Solids, Protein %, Calving Intervals, Milk Output
Mon, April 01, 2019
Lakeland Dairies Co-operative Society Limited and LacPatrick Co-operative Society Limited have today created history by formally completing the merger of the two Societies.
Thu, March 28, 2019
The major cross border dairy processing co-operative, Lakeland Dairies turned in an excellent business performance in 2018 with record revenues and profitability.
Tue, March 05, 2019
Lakeland Dairies and LacPatrick have jointly welcomed regulatory approval, for the merger of both Societies, received today.
Mon, December 03, 2018
As dairy farms continue to grow their milk production, farmers are increasingly seeing the need to recruit employees onto the farm.
Wed, November 21, 2018
Lakeland Dairies and Macra na Feirme have launched a new Land Mobility Programme. The innovative new initiative will help all types of farmers, farm families and land owners.
Tue, October 23, 2018
At their respective SGMs held this afternoon, shareholders of dairy processing co-operatives Lakeland Dairies and LacPatrick Dairies have voted resoundingly in favour of the merger of both Societies.
Wed, October 03, 2018
Boards of both Co-operatives unanimously recommend Merger to their Shareholders with SGMs to be held on Tuesday 23rd October, 2018.
Thu, September 06, 2018
Further investment underpins export potential and market access for valued-added dairy products using locally produced milk.
Thu, June 28, 2018
The boards of LacPatrick Dairies and Lakeland Dairies have agreed to enter into exclusive discussions regarding an amalgamation of the two Societies.
Tue, June 26, 2018
At the Lakeland Dairies Milk Quality Awards, dairy farmers from both sides of the border won top honours for the exceptionally high quality of milk produced on their farms. The awards publicly recognise the achievements of Lakeland Dairies’ milk suppliers who are committed to efficiency and quality in all aspects of their milk production.
Wed, April 11, 2018
Lakeland Dairies has reported strong financial results for the year ended 31st December 2017, with group annual revenues increasing by 28% to €769.8m, up from €601 million in 2016. This yielded an operating profit of €16.8m, compared to €7.2m in 2016.
Thu, September 07, 2017
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD has officially opened a new €40 million technologically advanced milk powder plant at Lakeland Dairies, Bailieboro, Co. Cavan.
Tue, July 18, 2017
At the Lakeland Dairies Milk Quality Awards, dairy farmers from both sides of the border won top honours for the exceptionally high quality of milk produced on their farms. The awards publicly recognise the achievements of Lakeland Dairies milk suppliers who are committed to efficiency and quality in all aspects of their milk production.
Wed, May 03, 2017
In spite of difficult dairy market conditions, Lakeland Dairies turned in a very robust performance with revenues up by 2% to €601m, yielding an operating profit of €7.2m before exceptional costs, and EBITDA of €18.9m. Lakeland Dairies closed the year with a strong balance sheet and shareholder’s funds of €102m.
Wed, March 22, 2017
We're inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced professionals for the position of Research Development & Innovation Manager.
Tue, November 29, 2016
Following Board elections, Gerard Donohoe, Michael Dobson and Andrew McHugh were appointed to the Board of Lakeland Dairies representing Cavan West/Leitrim, Longford North/Leitrim South and Longford South, respectively.
Thu, October 20, 2016
Eamon Duignan (pictured) has been appointed Member Relations Manager of Lakeland Dairies. From Cornafean, Co. Cavan, he is an Agricultural Science graduate of UCD where he received first class honours specialising in animal science.
Wed, September 21, 2016
Lakeland Dairies seek applicants for Commercial Manager of Lakeland Agri, a dynamic business and an innovative, encouraging and progressive working environment.
Fri, September 09, 2016
Mark Delahunty has been appointed General Manager of Lakeland Agri, the agribusiness division of Lakeland Dairies. He will report to Group Chief Executive Michael Hanley and joins the executive management team of the co-operative.
Wed, May 04, 2016
Lakeland Dairies has reported a positive business performance in spite of volatile global dairy market conditions, in the co-operative’s annual report for 2015.
Tue, May 03, 2016
Fane Valley and Lakeland Dairies Co-operative Societies have confirmed that final agreement has been reached on a deal structure which will see Lakeland acquire the Fane Valley Dairies business based at Banbridge, Co. Down, effective from 1st May 2016.
Mon, February 29, 2016
Lakeland Dairies has announced the appointment of Mr. Colin Kelso, a dairy farmer from Dungannon, County Tyrone as Vice-Chairman of the Co-operative.
Wed, September 02, 2015
€10m investment underpins export potential and market access for valued-added dairy products using locally produced milk.
Thu, August 06, 2015
In a significant and strategic development, two leading dairy processing and agribusiness co-operatives - Lakeland Dairies and Fane Valley - have announced they will create 2 major new Joint Venture businesses which will enhance economies of scale and overall competitiveness for their farmer members, milk producers and customers at home and abroad.
Wed, April 29, 2015
Lakeland Dairies has reported a 15% increase in revenues to €625.8 million for 2014, yielding an operating profit of €12.9 million, up by 10% on the previous year.
Mon, February 09, 2015
Lakeland Dairies begins €36 million expansion of milk powder processing operations at Bailieboro, Co. Cavan. Minister Bruton announces the creation of 81 new jobs and 180 construction jobs as part of investment supported by Department of Jobs through Enterprise Ireland.
Thu, January 15, 2015
Lakeland Dairies has announced the acquisition of Taste Trends Ltd - the leading UK based maker of Coolicious branded fat-free frozen yogurts, for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition provides an excellent strategic fit for both companies where each has unique capabilities relevant to the foodservice sector worldwide.
Tue, December 16, 2014
Commenting at the launch of the new website Mr. Hanley said; "this new design which is capable of being viewed across all platforms from desktop to smart phones is a reflection of the modern and progressive organisation that Lakeland Dairies is."
Tue, October 14, 2014
Pritchitts, the foodservice division of Lakeland Dairies, has launched an exciting new student campaign in support of its flavoured milk range, Modern Milk. The Smart Choice promotion gives students the chance to win one of ten smartphones of their choice, every week until the 14th December 2014.
Thu, September 18, 2014
The major dairy processing co-operative, Lakeland Dairies has been exporting value-added dairy products to China for the past four years and is continuing to look for new opportunities in the Chinese market, CEO Michael Hanley told the Chinese Ambassador to Ireland Jianguo Xu as they talked over a dessert of Lakeland Dairies ice cream during the Ireland China Business Conference hosted by Cavan Chamber of Commerce.
Thu, August 28, 2014
Chief Executive, Michael Hanley today welcomed the first group of participants on the Lakeland Dairies Graduate Development Programme.
Tue, July 29, 2014
Lakeland Dairies Co-operative Society Ltd. has reported a 15% increase in revenues to € 545.5 million for 2013, yielding an operating profit of € 11.7 million, up by 9% on the previous year.