Lorcan Allen: Time is running out for farmers to buy Kerry Group’s dairy arm

Talks between the farmer-controlled Kerry Co-op and the Kerry Group broke down in April. The group has restructured its dairy business and will probably try to sell it this year, but unless the Co-op can reorganise itself to return to negotiations, it may lose out

Kerry Group suspended the negotiations and there has been little contact between the sides in the intervening period. Picture: Philip Doyle