Kerry Group owes no money to milk suppliers, says chief executive

Edmond Scanlon insists the company has paid the ‘leading milk price on a like-for-like basis’ and ‘no outstanding payments are due’

29th April, 2021
Kerry Group owes no money to milk suppliers, says chief executive
Edmond Scanlon, chief executive of Kerry Group, said the company had made its position clear on the milk supply contract. Picture: Rollingnews.ie

Edmond Scanlon, the Kerry Group chief executive, has said the company owes no money to its milk suppliers as a dispute over prices continues.

More than 3,000 dairy farmers supply milk to Kerry Group, with many insisting farmers are owed as much as €100 million in outstanding milk price payments under the terms of a supply contract first signed in 2013.

“We have a relationship with our farmer milk suppliers that goes back 50 years. But we’ve...

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