Origin unveils €20m share buyback scheme after strong start to its 2024 financial year

The Dublin headquartered company, which provides crop inputs and agronomy services for farmers, said food commodity prices are falling sharply this year

Sean Coyle, chief executive of Origin Enterprises. Photo: Fergal Phillips

Origin Enterprises, the Dublin-listed agri-services group, has reported modest underlying sales volume growth as commodity prices for fertiliser, grains and other products continue to correct sharply from record highs last year.

In a sign that global food prices are set to ease this coming year and food inflation may have peaked, Origin reported a 27 per cent decline in sales to just over €532 million for the three months to the end of October.

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