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Ornua drives strong revenue growth (+ 18%) to €2.1 billion in 2017

March 21, 2018

Ornua, Ireland’s largest exporter of Irish dairy products which proudly brings the unique taste of grass-fed Irish dairy to over 110 countries worldwide, today announced record revenues of €2.1 billion in 2017 as it published its operating and financial results for the year ended 30 December 2017....Read more

Ornua Ingredientes España Update

February 16, 2018

Ornua is pleased to confirm that it will rebuild a new cheese production facility at its current location at Poligono Vicolozano, Avila, Spain, following a fire in November 2017 that destroyed its previous facility located there. ...Read more

Ornua welcomes Ireland’s successful export performance driven by appetite for Irish dairy with its unique grass fed taste

January 10, 2018

Ornua, the largest exporter of primary Irish dairy products with annualised sales of c. €2 billion across 110 countries, welcomes today’s Bord Bia Export Performance and Prospects 2017-2018 report which details that Ireland’s agri-food exports exceeded €1 billion per month for the first-time last year. Dairy emerged as the top performing sector accounting for one third of Ireland’s food and drink exports in 2017 with a 19% surge in exports bringing total dairy exports to over €4 billion last year....Read more

Ornua appoints Ciara O’Callaghan to Brand Director

January 09, 2018

Ornua is pleased to announce the appointment of Ciara O’Callaghan to Brand Director. Ciara will lead Ornua’s global innovation, packaging, insights and marketing team to develop and execute the brand marketing strategy for the Group’s brand portfolio. Ornua is Ireland’s largest exporter of primary Irish dairy products, with annualised sales of c. €2 billion across 110 countries....Read more

Market Outlook for 2018

January 04, 2018

Farm-gate milk prices have recovered strongly after they hit a trough in mid-2016. European milk prices have increased by over 45% on average since then and this has been reflected in Irish milk prices which have grown by over 50% over the same period (from 23 cpl to 35 cpl). Combined with an increase in deliveries and lower input costs, Teagasc estimate that the average dairy farm income in 2017 will exceed €90,000 which is a new record....Read more