Milk is one of the ever-present staples in the Irish home and the average family will spend more than €600 on the stuff between now and the end of the(...)

Announcement of  two investments was made by Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney (above) and Minister for Enterprise Richard Bruton. Photograph:  Sean Curtin

Opening a new dairy processing technology centre is like adding a new software engine to the dairy sector, Pádraig McPhillips, chief executive of a(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has said Irish Water was “the only model in town” .He said no one would face penalties if they did not registe(...)

Arrabawn Co-op has strongly rejected a suggestion that a group of up to 40 of its 980 suppliers was planning to leave.

Arrabawn Co-op, the Tipperary-based animal feed and dairy group with turnover of €220 million, has been approached by rival Dairygold, to see if it wa(...)

Aurivo’s prices are audited annually by KPMG and published as part of an industry-wide review. Green Pastures and Natural Dairies do not take part in this.

One of two dairy processors involved in a High Court action over milk supplies has hit back at claims it is using the milk quota system to force a com(...)

Until April 2015, the market in the Republic is tied to the quota system, which gives purchasers of raw milk, namely the diary co-ops, control over production in each region, which in effect means that they set prices paid to suppliers.  Photographer: Brendon O’Hagan/Bloomberg

Milk prices are currently breaking records. This week, the Republic’s biggest processor, Glanbia, announced that it will pay farmers 39 cent a litre, (...)

A fall in dairy prices has impacted negatively on profits at the Tipperary-based Arrabawn co-op. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Arrabawn Co-op has reported an operating profit of €1.14 million for 2012, a fall of 46 per cent on the figure of €2.1 million recorded the pre(...)