Kerrygold Irish Cream Liqueur wins Gold

Kerrygold Irish Cream Liqueur has won the Gold Medal at the Spirits’ Selection event organised by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles. The competition is one of the world’s leading events for rewarding international spirits’ brands. This year, nearly 1,200 spirits from 48 producing countries competed before a selection of the world’s finest judges. The panel of … Continued

Ornua’s German Growth Continues with €10m Expansion

Ornua, Ireland’s largest exporter of Irish dairy products, is further expanding its German business, with the commencement of a €10 million extension of its production facility in Neukirchen-Vluyn, Dusseldorf.  This is the third expansion of the facility, bringing the total investment in Neukirchen-Vluyn to €50 million, as Ornua Deutschland GMBH invests to meet growing demand … Continued

Ornua acquires US Dairy Ingredients Business

Ornua adds CoreFX Ingredients to its US portfolio Ornua, Ireland’s largest exporter of Irish dairy products, is pleased to announce it has acquired the CoreFX Ingredients division of MCT Dairies, Inc. and a powder ingredient production facility in Orangeville, Illinois.  The acquisition, which has been made in partnership with Denis Neville, formerly of MCT Dairies, … Continued

National Quality Milk Awards Presented to Top Dairy Farmers who are #MADEFORTHIS

24 October 2016––The country’s top prize for best quality milk has been awarded to Tom and Moya Power, from Drumhills Farm, Cappagh, Co.Waterford who supply their milk to Glanbia Ingredients Ireland Ltd. The winners of the NDC & Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards were announced in Dublin on the 4th October 2016 with presentations to 10 of Ireland’s top dairy farms by hurling legend Henry Shefflin. Winners Tom and Moya … Continued

Kerrygold Park Opens – A New Global Home for Kerrygold

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 … Continued

Ornua Completes World First Blockchain Trade Through Collaboration with Barclays

Landmark transaction set to transform international trade 06 September 2016––Ornua (formerly the Irish Dairy Board) has become the first organisation in the world to complete a trade transaction via an innovative new Blockchain platform following a landmark collaboration with Barclays Bank Ireland. The letter of credit transaction between Ornua and Seychelles Trading Company is the … Continued

Kerrygold named top brand in Germany

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 … Continued

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

>STRENGTHENING ITS PRESENCE IN OVER 110 MARKETS GLOBALLY 20 April 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 … Continued

Ornua Suspends Dairy Farmer Milk Levy

Tuesday, 12 April: 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. Through the milk levy, Irish dairy farmers directly contribute to the Kerrygold brand and the marketing development of Irish dairy … Continued

Adams Foods & Adams Food Ingredients unveil new identities

Adams Foods and Adams Food Ingredients have today unveiled their new identities, coming into line with that of their parent company, Ornua.  Adams Foods will be known as Ornua Foods and Adams Food Ingredients will become Ornua Nutrition Ingredients. Both businesses are key elements of Ornua’s major presence in the UK and the new identities … Continued

Ornua opens Cheese Manufacturing Facility in Saudi Arabia

€20M INVESTMENT CREATES NEW DAIRY HUB IN MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA Ornua, Ireland’s largest exporter of Irish dairy products, has opened a new cheese manufacturing facility in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  The €20 million state-of-the-art facility will manufacture white cheeses for the Saudi Arabian market, the fifth largest dairy importer in the world, as well … Continued

Majella Darcy to lead Ornua HR

Ornua is pleased to announce the appointment of Majella Darcy as Group HR Director and member of the Ornua Executive Team. Majella brings to Ornua a wealth of international experience from over 25 years working with global food manufacturers and retail companies.   Most recently, Majella was HR Director with responsibility for Europe & Asia … Continued

Join the Production Team at Kerrygold Park, Mitchelstown, Co. Cork

Ornua is currently building a butter production and packing facility for its iconic brand, Kerrygold, in Mitchelstown, Co. Cork. The €36 million facility will be finished in spring 2016. The development will also house a New Product Development, Innovation and Customer Centre which will be used to showcase the Kerrygold brand to new and existing … Continued

Ornua Acquires Shanghai Based Dairy Manufacturer

Ornua is pleased to announce it has acquired the Shanghai based dairy manufacturer, Ambrosia Dairy.  Ambrosia supplies dairy products including sour cream, yoghurt and speciality cheeses to the high end retail and Food Service markets in the Shanghai region.  The acquisition provides Ornua with its first manufacturing base in China, one of the most important … Continued

Ornua to pay €15 million cash bonus to Irish coops

Ornua is announcing today that, following the recent successful disposal of DPI Specialty Foods (“DPI”), it will pay an additional cash bonus of €15m to its member suppliers, Ireland’s dairy processors. Ornua sold a majority stake in DPI, a US speciality foods distribution business, to Arbor Investments in December 2015 and the €15m will be … Continued