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Addressing issues around malnutrition - MPC has the answers

Glanbia Ireland (GI) is a leading supplier of oral nutritional supplements in Europe and North America, through its Solmiko range of MPC, where our customers’ products address malnourishment in patients in hospitals, nursing homes and the community. The aim of the nutritional management of patients is to keep a healthy energy balance as well as providing sufficient amounts of nutrients such as proteins, vitamins and minerals.Read more

Global dairy market outlook is cautious given turbulence in EU butter prices and softer demand in some regions

EU milk output performed strongly in the first half of 2018, up 1.8% on the previous year. Growth rates are now slowing and in line with seasonal profile. There is some uncertainty regarding the likely extent of hot/dry summer weather on feed availability on the Continent and how this will play out from Q4 2018 onwards. Higher feed costs when combined with pressure on farmgate milk price will tighten farmers’ margins in the coming months. The EU Commission outlook is for milk output to grow 0.8% in 2018 and 0.9% in 2019.Read more

Glanbia farmer scoops top National Dairy Council award

Glanbia Ireland is very proud of the 4,800 farmers that supply milk to our dairy. And this month we were thrilled to hear that our farmers’ commitment to quality, sustainability and animal welfare was recognised once again when John and Yvonne Keating from Crobally, Old Parish Co Waterford, received the Category Award for Somatic Cell Count at the National Dairy Council Ornua 2018 Quality Milk Awards. Read more

Glanbia Ireland receives Gold Star from EcoVadis

Glanbia Ireland (GI) has once again been awarded a gold rating from EcoVadis and has improved on last year’s rating placing GI not only in the top 1% of Dairy suppliers but in the top 1% of all suppliers assessed across all categories. Improvements were noted under the headings of Labour Practices and Sustainable Procurement. The improvements have moved Glanbia Ireland from its former position of within the top 3% in dairy globally into the top 1% of dairy suppliers and top 1% all suppliers assessed across all categories.Read more