News and Insights
The Quality Milk Awards announces 2020 finalists
NDC & Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards will announce its overall winner during the Late Late Show, Friday 30th October.
Vitamin D levels vary largely in eastern counties reveals new mapping study
Vitamin D deficiency is widespread across Dublin and surrounding counties in one of the largest studies ever carried out in Europe.
How Covid-19 is impacting Irish dairy trends
Dairy as well as most other fast moving consumer goods categories have been significantly affected by the global Covid-19 crisis.
Supporting our Communities
Glanbia Ireland has been eager to play our part in supporting our communities through the challenges of Covid-19. We have been working with community groups across the areas where we all work and live.
Boosting biodiversity on farms
Habitats such as hedges, watercourses and field margins are features that define the Irish agricultural landscape and boost the biodiversity and sustainability of our farms.
Sustainable Farm Insights programme
Glanbia Ireland has launched a new knowledge transfer programme in partnership with the media outlet, the Irish Farmers Journal, called Sustainable Farm Insights.
Dealing with food waste is regarded as one of the most significant actions to protect resources and deliver environmental efficiencies.
Going solar – FarmGen offers a renewable energy solution
We work together with our farmers at every step along the supply chain to realise energy efficiencies for the betterment of the environment and the economic sustainability of the farm.
Our Open Source™ code
Our Open Source™ Programme is Glanbia Ireland’s sustainability and quality assurance programme that seeks to protect, enhance and promote the integrity of our products from primary producer to end-user.
Working together for the future
Glanbia Ireland was one of the driving forces in creating Dairy Sustainability Ireland to help drive change for the future.
The commitment of Irish farmers to the animals in their care and our outdoor grass-based milk production system ensures that the health and welfare of animals in Irish dairy herds sets a leading standard internationally.
Our grass-fed cows
When it comes to our herds, our cows spend most of the year outside grazing on acres of rich and plentiful grass. Due to our temperate climate with abundant rainfall, in winter they move inside and enjoy a diet of grass ensiled from the fields during summer.