Lakeland team looking for a new leader
Jack Kennedy
The success of the dairy industry in the northern half of the country is hand and glove with Lakeland Dairies success as it fuels rural Ireland.
11 May 2022 News
Lakeland Dairies CEO to retire this December
Michael Hanley will leave Lakeland Dairies after a career spanning 36 years with the co-operative.
4 May 2022 News
Lakeland asked to reconsider milk price penalties
Shareholders at the Lakeland Dairies AGM called for proposed new rules on milk pricing to be revisited and discussed among suppliers.
Good Lakeland financials but confusion remains on future
Lakeland Dairies has just announced its financial results for 2021. After a period of huge growth, the business is reaping the rewards of buoyant global dairy markets.
13 April 2022 Company finances
Lakeland peak penalty hitting vulnerable suppliers
Lakeland Co-op peak penalty on summer milk is causing anger and frustration among suppliers in the northwest and midlands.
6 April 2022 News
Lakeland launches scheme to manage peak milk
The Lakeland scheme will apply a deduction of 3p/l on "new milk" starting in 2023.
30 March 2022 News
Lakeland moves to introduce peak penalty
Lakeland Dairies has just announced details of a new milk pricing model with a peak penalty as processing capacity in the co-op is limited now.
30 March 2022 News
Gas price biting at processor level
Energy costs are hitting processors, with the knock-on impact on transport and distribution costs.
24 November 2021 News
Record profits at Lakeland Dairies
The Cavan headquartered co-op processes over 40% of all milk produced in NI.
14 April 2021 News
Lakeland Dairies consolidate post-merger
The merger with LacPatrick created the largest dairy co-op in NI. David Wright looks at where the business is now
26 August 2020 News
Lakeland searching for new milk
NI's largest co-op is still keen to take on new entrants despite expanding its milk pool in recent years.
4 March 2020 News
Who makes it on to Team Dairy for 2019?
Jack Kennedy takes a tongue in cheek look back over 2019, picking his Team Dairy from some of the dairy stories that made the headlines in the last 12 months.
26 December 2019 Feature