Ornua invests €20 million in Saudi cheese factory

The Al Wazeen facility will serve as a hub for the Middle East and North Africa

16th March, 2016
At the opening of Ornua's new cheese manufacturing facility in Saudi Arabia

Ornua, the former Irish Dairy Board, has invested €20 million in a new cheese manufacturing facility in Riyadh which will manufacture white cheese for the Saudi Arabian market as well as serving as a dairy hub for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

The Al Wazeen facility will use state-of-the-art technology to produce a range of bespoke fresh white cheese for the Saudi market, the fifth largest dairy importer in the world, by recombining...

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