Ornua is a dairy co-operative which markets and sells dairy products on behalf of its members; Ireland’s dairy processors and, in turn, the Irish dairy farmer. It is Ireland’s largest exporter of primary Irish dairy products, exporting to circa 110 countries worldwide. Headquartered in Dublin, it has annualised sales of over €2 billion and employs a strong global team of circa 2,000. It operates from 19 business units worldwide, including 14 production facilities, and has sales and marketing teams working in-market across all four corners of the globe.
Ornua is the marketing body for Irish dairy product internationally. It is responsible for driving the Kerrygold brand of dairy products globally. As a company, it is structured into two distinct divisions; foods and ingredients.
Ornua Foods is responsible for the global marketing and sales of Ornua’s consumer brands including Kerrygold, Dubliner, Pilgrims Choice, Forto and BEO milk powders. Markets are served by production facilities and in-market sales and marketing teams in Africa, Asia, Germany, Ireland, the UK, the rest of Europe, the Middle East and the US.
Ornua Ingredients is responsible for the procurement of Irish and non-Irish dairy products and for the sale of dairy ingredients to food manufacturers and foodservice customers. Ornua Ingredients is supported by production facilities in Saudi Arabia, Spain, the UK, the US, and by in-market teams in Africa and the Middle East.