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Ornua signs up with Tesco to tackle Sustainable Development Goal on Food Waste

September 22, 2017

Ornua, Ireland’s largest exporter of Irish dairy products, has entered into a partnership agreement with Tesco to adopt the UN Sustainable Development Goal to halve food waste by 2030. As a major supplier of cheese and butter to Tesco, Ornua will publish food waste data for all of its global operations including those in the Ireland & the UK within 12 months, and has committed to take the steps needed to reduce food waste in their supply chain, as well as innovating to make it easier for consumers to reduce waste in their homes. ...Read more

€2.4 Million in savings through ‘The Ornua Way’ recognised

July 27, 2017

Ornua today became the first recipient of the International Continuous Improvement Excellence Award, as awarded by the Leading Edge Group. The award was presented to Ornua COO, Anthony Proctor, by Joe Aherne, CEO, Leading Edge Group at Kerrygold Park in Mitchelstown, Co. Cork. The ceremony was attended by Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, TD. Ornua’s operational excellence team were acknowledged for successfully deploying ‘The Ornua Way’, Ornua’s operational excellence programme, across six European processing facilities in 2016 resulting in financial benefits of €2.4m....Read more

Ornua Delivers Strong Performance - EBITDA UP 18%

May 10, 2017

Ornua, Ireland’s largest exporter of primary Irish dairy products, today published a review of its 2016 operational and financial performance. Ornua delivered a strong trading performance in 2016, with Group EBITDA* up 18%. Turnover* rose by 9%, on a like for like basis, to €1.75 billion. This performance was achieved in a year of volatile milk prices and political uncertainty in a number of key markets....Read more

NDC & Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards 2017 Opens for Entries

April 26, 2017

This year’s Quality Milk Awards have officially opened for entries; the competition is designed to identify and reward the country’s top dairy farmers. Dairy co-ops throughout the country are invited to nominate their top milk suppliers before the closing date of Friday 26th May 2017....Read more

Ornua expands its global footprint with the launch of Kerrygold cheese in Singapore

March 21, 2017

Ornua, the largest exporter of Irish dairy products has expanded its footprint in South East Asia with the launch of a range of Kerrygold cheese in Singapore. The launch was marked by Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan and Sean Ryan, General Manager of Ornua Asia at the Irish Embassy in Singapore on St Patrick’s day in association with Bord Bia. Kerrygold butter and cheese, made with milk from Irish grass-fed cows, is now available to buy in major Singapore retailers and e-commerce sites....Read more

Market Diversification Critical in Post-Brexit Environment

February 26, 2017

Ornua, the largest exporter of Irish dairy products, today welcomed Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed to its white cheese factory in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The visit marks the beginning of a Ministerial-led Trade Mission to the Gulf States, with a number of State agencies, including Bord Bia. ...Read more