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Kerrygold Park Opens – A New Global Home for Kerrygold

September 14, 2016

€38 million Butter Production & Packing Facility to Serve the World’s Love of Irish Butter Ornua today, 14 September 2016, celebrated the official opening of Kerrygold Park, a €38 million state-of-the-art Kerrygold butter production and packing facility in Mitchelstown, Co. Cork. The production facility will have a capacity of up to 50,000 tonnes of butter per annum and will initially employ 65 people. The new centre was officially opened by Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD and Ornua Chairman, Aaron Forde. ...Read more

Kerrygold named top brand in Germany

May 17, 2016

Leading German consumer trade publication Lebensmittel Zeitung has announced its ‘Top-Marke’ awardees for 2016. From over 5,000 brands, one hundred were selected including the Kerrygold brand based on sustainable brand management practices and performance within their category. The list was compiled by independent entity GfK, Germany’s largest market research body, who analysed the purchase behaviour of over 30,000 German households....Read more

2015 EBITDA up 18% - a Strong Performance in a Post Quota Environment

April 20, 2016

Ornua, Ireland’s largest exporter of Irish dairy products, today, Wednesday, 20 April 2016, published a review of its 2015 operational and financial performance. Ornua delivered a strong performance in terms of both revenue generation and new business development, enabling the Company to deliver new routes to market for Irish dairy products....Read more

Ornua Suspends Dairy Farmer Milk Levy

April 12, 2016

In recognition of the on-farm challenges currently experienced by Irish dairy farming families, due to the global dairy market downturn, the Ornua Board is suspending the monthly Ornua milk levy from 1st May 2016. ...Read more