Ornua Group Statement

November 06, 2017

Ornua confirms that a fire has severely damaged a mozzarella production facility at Ornua Ingredientes España, Avila, Spain. No one was injured in the incident and Emergency Services have brought the fire under control. 

Ornua and the local authorities in Spain are investigating the cause of the fire. Ornua would like to thank the Emergency Services for their hard work at the scene of the fire.  

Ornua has commenced a process of direct engagement with its staff at Avila (c. 120 full and part time) as it continues to assess the impacts of the fire. In the interim, as part of its business continuity planning, Ornua Ingredientes España’s immediate product requirements will be met from Ornua’s European and North American manufacturing bases. 


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