News and Insights
Our long heritage in quality grains
Tirlán has a long heritage in grains as the country’s largest buyer and user of Irish grains. Due to our strong investment in a state-of-the-art milling facility, we have positioned ourselves as a sought-after gluten-free oats provider which has delivered strong premium contracts for our farmers.
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.
Avonmore ready-to-eat porridge - swift, healthy and nutritious
Avonmore have created a fresh gluten-free porridge that is 100% natural. It combines the very best gluten-free Irish oats with the goodness of Avonmore fresh Irish milk.
Sustainability in action – the Twenty20 Beef Club
The innovative ‘Twenty20 Beef Club’ was established to sustainably produce and market Irish heifer and steer beef.
GAIN Equine Nutrition launch partnership with the world’s richest horse race
GAIN Equine Nutrition from Glanbia Ireland is proud to be partners for the inaugural Saudi Cup 2020. The event offers a staggering prize fund of $29.2 million (€26.7 million).
Protecting water quality
We are proud to be associated with the creation of a new programme to provide one-to-one on-farm assessments to focus on water quality.
CountryLife Garden Centres launch sustainability initiatives to help bees and wildlife
Our CountryLife Garden Centre network donates flowering perennials and wildflower seeds to dozens of tidy towns’ committees and communities to help protect species at risk of extinction.
‘Farmers Have Hearts’ campaign
We have joined forces with key partners to undertake research and to help encourage the hardworking farming community to prioritise their wellbeing.
Our Open Source™ Future Farm Programme
Our Open Source Future Farm programme, run with state advisory body Teagasc, seeks to harness advancements in technology and farm practices to support farmers to make changes for a more profitable and sustainable future.
Sustainable dairy processing and the circular bio-economy
Milk production in Ireland has grown in recent years, both as a result of the removal of milk production quotas in the EU in 2015, and the increasing demand for whey protein globally.
Biodiversity and Nutrient Management Planning
We understand the importance of promoting soil health and biodiversity on farms. These yield strong benefits in terms of the ecosystems on farm and optimising animal and plant performance.
Fuelling our Sports Stars
Our Avonmore #1 milk and cream brand has had a longstanding relationship with the country’s sports stars.