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The newly elected Council of LacPatrick met together for the first time on 22nd August to elect a new Board to take effect from 18th September and to draw lots for initial Council terms. Each Council electoral area, under the rules, provides seats on the new Board with a further two floating seats being elected…

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[Lto R] Enda Gallen, International Sales Manager; Gabriel D’Arcy, CEO; Alan McCay, farmer supplier and newly appointed Board member; and Eamonn O’Malley, General Manager, Artigarvan. The LP Dairy Technology Centre was officially opened on Tuesday, 12th of September and Wednesday, the 13th of September. LacPatrick Board members, employees, customers, and almost 900 farmer suppliers and…

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Cash flow is vital for the continued development and success of farm businesses. With this in mind, LacPatrick has developed a pilot scheme which will be rolled out to a large number of suppliers in its milk pool in the coming weeks. With the increased volatility of the dairy industry, more flexible payment models are…

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Transmission between cows is probably due to spread at milking time

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Pictured above is the management team from the Artigarvan site. A multi-disciplinary team from LacPatrick travelled to Loughry College to take part in a sensory evaluation on the 23rd of August. The evaluation focused on two key areas – instant powders; and yoghurt sensory evaluation and heat stability. Instant powders looked at wettability, dispersibility and…

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