Always thinking bigger

Research & Development

Always thinking bigger

Lakeland Dairies position as a market leading dairy processor means that we’re always looking ahead for new and innovative ways to deliver for our customers. Our dedicated R&D team is highly educated, creative and made up of experts with wide-reaching, multidisciplinary skills. We are committed to driving growth for our customers across the entire supply chain through bespoke new product development and process optimisation.

We believe collaboration is the key to successful innovation. We know that off-the-shelf solutions simply won’t cut it for our customers. By pairing your market insights and industry knowledge with the technical expertise of our teams, together we can develop bespoke solutions that respond directly to your business challenges and provide opportunities for sustained, long-term growth.

Developing high quality
food solutions in close
collaboration with our
global customers, suppliers
and Irish research centres

Ireland is recognised on a global platform as a thriving food science innovation hub. We’ve established strategic partnerships with a number of world class Irish universities and technical research centres. Working alongside like-minded industry experts allows us to hone in on key research areas of interest for further exploration. Together we are working to enhance sustainability across the entire dairy supply chain through continued research and innovation.

At Lakeland Dairies, we’re always focused on the future. Continuous investment in our people and our facilities is very important to us. We’re proud to have an advanced, state-of-the-art R&D Centre and Pilot Plant driven by some of Ireland’s best and brightest minds. Our Pilot Plant provides the perfect testing ground to bring your new ideas to life. Click through to find out more about the our Pilot Plant.

Pilot plant