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Lakeland Dairies reports 2016 Results

Lakeland Dairies reports 2016 Results

In spite of difficult dairy market conditions, Lakeland Dairies turned in a very robust performance with revenues up by 2% to €601m, yielding an operating profit of €7.2m before exceptional costs, and EBITDA of €18.9m. Lakeland Dairies closed the year with a strong balance sheet and shareholder’s funds of €102m.

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Research Development & Innovation Manager - Food Ingredients Division

Research Development & Innovation Manager - Food Ingredients Division

We're inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced professionals for the position of Research Development & Innovation Manager.

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Lakeland Dairies appoints new Board Members

Lakeland Dairies appoints new Board Members

Following Board elections, Gerard Donohoe,  Michael Dobson and Andrew McHugh were appointed to the Board of Lakeland Dairies representing Cavan West/Leitrim, Longford North/Leitrim South and Longford South, respectively. 

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Duignan appointed Member Relations Manager at Lakeland Dairies

Duignan appointed Member Relations Manager at Lakeland Dairies

Eamon Duignan (pictured) has been appointed Member Relations Manager of Lakeland Dairies. From Cornafean, Co. Cavan, he is an Agricultural Science graduate of UCD where he received first class honours specialising in animal science. 

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Key Management opportunity - Commercial Manager Lakeland Agri

Key Management opportunity - Commercial Manager Lakeland Agri

Lakeland Dairies seek applicants for Commercial Manager of Lakeland Agri, a dynamic business and an innovative, encouraging and progressive working environment.

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Delahunty appointed General Manager of Lakeland Agri

Delahunty appointed General Manager of Lakeland Agri

Mark Delahunty has been appointed General Manager of Lakeland Agri, the agribusiness division of Lakeland Dairies. He will report to Group Chief Executive Michael Hanley and joins the executive management team of the co-operative.

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Cavan Dairy Farmer wins Lakeland Dairies Supreme Milk Quality Award

Cavan Dairy Farmer wins Lakeland Dairies Supreme Milk Quality Award

Dairy farmer Kevin McInerney of Pullabawn, Co. Cavan won the Lakeland Dairies Supreme Milk Quality Award for the exceptionally high quality of milk that he supplies to Lakeland Dairies and he also won the 500,000+ litres milk production category.

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10% increase to €12.8m in Profit Before Tax, from revenues of €588.5m in 2015

10% increase to €12.8m in Profit Before Tax, from revenues of €588.5m in 2015

Lakeland Dairies has reported a positive business performance in spite of volatile global dairy market conditions, in the co-operative’s annual report for 2015.

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Fane Valley and Lakeland Dairies finalise Deal

Fane Valley and Lakeland Dairies finalise Deal

Fane Valley and Lakeland Dairies Co-operative Societies have confirmed that final agreement has been reached on a deal structure which will see Lakeland acquire the Fane Valley Dairies business based at Banbridge, Co. Down, effective from 1st May 2016. 

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New Vice-Chairman announced at Lakeland Dairies

New Vice-Chairman announced at Lakeland Dairies

Lakeland Dairies has announced the appointment of Mr. Colin Kelso, a dairy farmer from Dungannon, County Tyrone as Vice-Chairman of the Co-operative.  

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Minister Bell opens Major new Global Logistics Centre for Lakeland Dairies in Newtownards

Minister Bell opens Major new Global Logistics Centre for Lakeland Dairies in Newtownards

€10m investment underpins export potential and market access for valued-added dairy products using locally produced milk.

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Lakeland Dairies and Fane Valley announce 2 Strategic Joint Ventures

Lakeland Dairies and Fane Valley announce 2 Strategic Joint Ventures

In a significant and strategic development, two leading dairy processing and agribusiness co-operatives - Lakeland Dairies and Fane Valley - have announced they will create 2 major new Joint Venture businesses which will enhance economies of scale and overall competitiveness for their farmer members, milk producers and customers at home and abroad.

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Lakeland Dairies reports increase in Revenues and Profits

Lakeland Dairies reports increase in Revenues and Profits

Lakeland Dairies has reported a 15% increase in revenues to €625.8 million for 2014, yielding an operating profit of €12.9 million, up by 10% on the previous year.

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Lakeland Dairies begins expansion of milk powder processing operations

Lakeland Dairies begins expansion of milk powder processing operations

Lakeland Dairies begins €36 million expansion of milk powder processing operations at Bailieboro, Co. Cavan. Minister Bruton announces the creation of 81 new jobs and 180 construction jobs as part of investment supported by Department of Jobs through Enterprise Ireland.

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Lakeland Dairies acquires UK frozen yogurt maker Taste Trends

Lakeland Dairies acquires UK frozen yogurt maker Taste Trends

Lakeland Dairies has announced the acquisition of Taste Trends Ltd - the leading UK based maker of Coolicious branded fat-free frozen yogurts, for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition provides an excellent strategic fit for both companies where each has unique capabilities relevant to the foodservice sector worldwide.

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Lakeland Dairies Chief Executive welcomes new Website

Lakeland Dairies Chief Executive welcomes new Website

Commenting at the launch of the new website Mr. Hanley said; "this new design which is capable of being viewed across all platforms from desktop to smart phones is a reflection of the modern and progressive organisation that Lakeland Dairies is."

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Pritchitts Launches Smart Choice Promotion

Pritchitts Launches Smart Choice Promotion

Pritchitts, the foodservice division of Lakeland Dairies, has launched an exciting new student campaign in support of its flavoured milk range, Modern Milk. The Smart Choice promotion gives students the chance to win one of ten smartphones of their choice, every week until the 14th December 2014. 

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Look to Ireland for More Milk - Lakeland CEO tells Chinese Ambassador

Look to Ireland for More Milk - Lakeland CEO tells Chinese Ambassador

The major dairy processing co-operative, Lakeland Dairies has been exporting value-added dairy products to China for the past four years and is continuing to look for new opportunities in the Chinese market, CEO Michael Hanley told the Chinese Ambassador to Ireland Jianguo Xu as they talked over a dessert of Lakeland Dairies ice cream during the Ireland China Business Conference hosted by Cavan Chamber of Commerce. 

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Chief Executive welcomes participants on first Graduate Development Programme

Chief Executive welcomes participants on first Graduate Development Programme

Chief Executive, Michael Hanley today welcomed the first group of participants on the Lakeland Dairies Graduate Development Programme.

 

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15% increase in revenues to € 545.5 million for 2013

15% increase in revenues to € 545.5 million for 2013

Lakeland Dairies Co-operative Society Ltd. has reported a 15% increase in revenues to € 545.5 million for 2013, yielding an operating profit of € 11.7 million, up by 9% on the previous year.

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