Cork: Creamery invests €5m to prepare for end of milk quotas

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29th June, 2014
Pat Sheahan, chief executive of North Cork Co-operative Creameries, and Martin O'Keeffe, chairman of North Cork Co-operative Creameries, at the opening of the new plant. PIcture: Conor McCabe Photography

North Cork Co-operative Creameries has invested €5 million to boost production capacity at its Kanturk processing plant ahead of the abolition of milk quotas next year.

A new milk powder processing plant, which had its official opening in March, will more than double the co-op’s capacity, increasing commercial opportunities for the 130 farmers it numbers among its members, according to chief executive Pat Sheahan.

Sheahan said the abolition of milk quotas would usher in...

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