Saturday May 30, 2020

Kerrygold maker suspends milk levy to help struggling farmers

Ornua will waive charge from May 1 amid global market downturn

12th April, 2016
Agriculture minister Simon Coveney at opening of Nigerian Kerrygold packing factory Pic: RollingNews.ie

Kerrygold producer Ornua has announced it will suspend its milk levy from May 1 to help farming families weather the global downturn in the dairy market.

Through the milk levy, Irish dairy farmers contribute directly to the Kerrygold brand and the marketing development of Irish dairy products in over 110 countries.

The Ornua Board will reconsider the suspension when the Ornua Purchase Price Index returns to 103 (30.5...

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