The president of the ICMSA Jackie Cahill with dairy farmers  outside Leinster House protesting about the collapse in milk prices. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The collapse in milk prices has been described as a “national economic reversal” by the Irish Creamery and Milk Suppliers Association (ICMSA). The gro(...)

Students at the Gradireland fair can avail of opportunities at the event in the RDS, such as tips for dressing for interviews, CV workshops, and meeting potential employers and graduates who are currently on their programmes. The organisers say there will be more than 120 companies at the event

‘There will be more jobs on offer than at any time over the past 10 years and we have more employers in more sectors than ever before,” says Mark M(...)

Cows being milked. Michael Hanley, Lakeland Dairies chief executive, says the EU failed to recognise the impact of geo-political issues.

The current slump in milk prices may last another nine months, the chief executive of Lakeland Dairies has warned. Michael Hanley said global market(...)

Fane Valley is the second-largest feed manufacturer in the North with an annual animal feed manufacturing capacity of 310,000 tonnes

Two of Ireland’s largest co-operatives could be laying the groundwork for a full merger after joining forces to establish two separate cross-Border j(...)

Ryan Pandya (left) and Perumal Gandhi of US-based company Muufri which has discovered a way to produce animal-free milk

Amid all the post-milk quota hoopla, there is one firm whose production ambition would barely stretch to a bowl of cornflakes.US start-up Muufri may b(...)

Bombay Pantry’s Emma Sheehan said she was “absolutely delighted”that the company’s Indian ready meals would soon be on the shelves of Tesco. “It’s such a great opportunity. We’re from Wicklow and it will do great stuff for the local community in Kilcoole.” File pPhotograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Friends Catherine Buggy and Suzanne Lynch started making baking mixes at their kitchen table and selling them at farmers’ markets less two years ago. (...)

Lakeland Dairies expects annual production of milk powders to increase by nearly 50 per cent to 130,000 tonnes once new €36 million facility becomes operational. Picture: Getty Images.

Cavan-based Lakeland Dairies, the State’s second largest co-op, is targeting a 30-40 per cent increase in production by 2020.With the ending of milk q(...)

Lakeland Dairies

Lakeland Dairies is to begin a €36 million expansion of its milk powder processing operations at Bailieboro, Co Cavan. The investment, which comes ahe(...)

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(...)

The drinks industry in Ireland has been undergoing something of a renaissance with a big rise in the number of distilleries and breweries being est(...)