Dairygold Launches Nutritional Campus In Cork
Irish dairy cooperative Dairygold opened its new Nutritional Campus in Mallow, Co. Cork, on 22 September, following an investment of €86 million.
The new milk processing facility is able to produce the full range of dairy ingredient powders in volumes of up to 1,750 tonnes per week. It is the latest addition to the company's expansion plan, supported by its 2,900 suppliers in the region.
Dairygold milk volumes are expected to exceed 1.3 billion litres this year, a 55% increase on the baseline milk supply volume.
“A crucial factor in Dairygold’s ability to invest and develop has been our milk producer members’ forecasting which has given the society visibility of milk supply volumes into the future,” said Dairygold chairman James Lynch.
The inauguration was attended by Frances Fitzgerald, Ireland's minister for business, enterprise and innovation, who said that “Dairygold’s commitment to its growth and expansion represents the vigour and ambition of Irish companies to perform and compete on a global stage”.
She added that this opening will “support the delivery of hundreds of jobs for the region over coming years”.
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