Ornua Foods UK is focused on packing a comprehensive range of cheese into a range of formats for selling into the retail own-label and branded market in the UK.
Based in Leek, Staffordshire, Ornua employs over 650 people at a state-of-the-art cheese cutting and packing plant which is one of the largest and best invested facilities in Europe. We supply over 50% of the retail hard cheese sold in the UK and we have established strong relationships with many of the UK’s leading retailers supplying them with great tasting customer label Cheddars, Red Leicesters, Double Gloucesters, innovative reduced fat cheeses, grated cheeses and a range of blended cheeses such as Wensleydale Cranberry.
Our consumer brands include Pilgrims Choice Cheddar and Kerrygold. Pilgrims Choice is the clear number two in the UK market and Kerrygold is the No. 3 block butter brand in the UK market.
For almost 30 years Pilgrims Choice has championed cheese with a difference. Pilgrims Choice is our premium cheese brand from “The Choosiest Cheese Company”. A range of cheddars hand selected by our cheese experts from farms and creameries across the world. Working with a small group of quality cheesemakers, our cheese experts are free to select only the very best for our customers.Explore Brand
Since its creation, Kerrygold has been synonymous with quality, and today, Kerrygold’s product portfolio covers a multitude of product ranges around the world. Generations of dairy farmers have supplied milk for the Kerrygold brand, and our dairy farmers are committed to the co-operative ideal, working together to produce only the very best dairy products.Explore Brand
Ornua Foods UK packs private label cheese for a wide selection of retailers in the UK and across Europe. In the UK it accounts for over 50% of the private label pre-pack hard cheese market. Customers range from large multiples and retailers to wholesalers and independent stores.