FDBusiness.com

Glanbia Ingredients Ireland and Teagasc Embark on Dairy Ingredients and Processing Innovation Collaboration

 Breaking News
  • AllinAll Ingredients Officially Opens New €5 Million Facility in Dublin An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, TD (pictured above left), has officially opened AllinAll Ingredient’s new state-of-the-art manufacturing and Research and Development facility in Rosemount, Dublin. The company, which has been in the food industry for over 20 years, develops and manufactures ingredients, sauces and blends for the processed food market. Its R&D lead team have developed [...]...
  • Starbucks Extends Strategic Partnership With Arla Foods After seven years of a successful business partnership, Starbucks has a new strategic licensing agreement with the farmer-owned dairy co-operative Arla Foods. The two companies have signed a long-term 21-year strategic agreement, giving Arla Foods license to continue to manufacture, distribute and market Starbucks premium milk-based ready-to-drink (RTD) coffee beverages for the EMEA region (Europe, [...]...
  • Dual Quality of Food – European Commission Releases Common Testing Methodology The European Commission has just released a new common methodology for comparing the quality of food products across the EU. The Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European Commission’s Science and Knowledge service, has developed a common methodology to allow national consumer authorities to carry out tests comparing the composition and characteristics of food products sold [...]...
  • Müller Launches FRijj Ambient Range Müller has introduces FRijj with a longer lasting ambient recipe for the first time. The new FRijj ambient range is being produced at Müller’s Severnside site, which has benefited from substantial investment to create a new centre of excellence for milk drinks and fresh cream. Müller intends to use the increased capabilities at Severnside and across [...]...
  • Irish Gin Exports Up 433% in First Quarter of 2018 New CSO figures reveal that the value of Irish gin exports grew by a whopping 433 per cent in the first quarter of 2018, compared to the first quarter of 2017. In the first quarter of 2018, exports of Irish gin were valued at €935,000, compared to just €175,000 in the first quarter of 2017. [...]...

Glanbia Ingredients Ireland and Teagasc Embark on Dairy Ingredients and Processing Innovation Collaboration

Glanbia Ingredients Ireland and Teagasc Embark on Dairy Ingredients and Processing  Innovation Collaboration
May 13
09:14 2015

A new collaboration agreement has been announced between the Teagasc Food Research Centre in Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork and Glanbia Ingredients Ireland (GII) in the areas of dairy ingredients and processing. The arrangement focuses on the development of scientific capability to support the generation of value-add in the cheese and dairy ingredients space.

GII is Ireland’s leading dairy ingredients company, processing 2 billion litres of milk or 30% of Ireland’s milk pool into a range of dairy ingredients for export to more than 50 countries.

Teagasc Director Professor Gerry Boyle says:” We are delighted to extend our existing excellent working relationship with GII to the food research area. With the abolition of milk quotas and an increasing milk pool, there is a need for rapid transfer of scientific know-how for development of dairy ingredients with new end uses in export markets. This collaboration combines Teagasc’s extensive capability in dairy chemistry and processing with GII’s knowledge and expertise in dairy and nutritional ingredients with the goal of bringing new innovative products to export markets.”

To support this initiative, a scientific programme has been agreed between the two parties which will support delivery of the latest developments in dairy science and technology at GII, the largest private shareholder in Moorepark Technology. At the heart of the new programme is collaboration between Glanbia and Teagasc research and technology staff, working together to capture the latest dairy chemistry and processing know-how from around the world.

Jim Bergin, CEO of GII, says: “This collaboration has the potential to deliver the next generation of dairy ingredients for a range of applications globally. As part of the collaboration, Glanbia have located research staff on-site at Moorepark and they will carry out the day to day activities on the programme working closely with key Teagasc staff. This endeavour will be one of the core contributors to GII’s extensive innovation platform over the next five years.”

The programme will benefit from access to state-of-the-art scientific instrumentation at Moorepark and the extensive pilot plant facilities of Moorepark Technology capable of fully replicating the commercial operations at Glanbia. The ability to scale up the science ensures the delivery of real commercial application within the programme and adds an important dimension to the existing Glanbia cheese and ingredients programme.

About Author

mike

mike

Related Articles



Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition 2016

Upcoming Events

  • June 25, 2018Packaged., The 7th Global Summit
  • September 5, 2018Int'l Food Products and Processing Technologies Exhibition (WorldFood Istanbul)
  • September 15, 2018iba
  • September 25, 2018PPMA Show 2018
AEC v1.0.4

Jobs: New Product Development

find food jobs

The Magazine

F&D Business Preferred Suppliers

New Subscriber





Subscribe Here



Advertisements