Mullinahone Co-op is Ireland’s oldest independent farmer owned co-operative based in Mullinahone, Co. Tipperary. This year it celebrates 125 years in business. It’s core activities comprise of three divisions.
- Since the late 60’s the co-op has developed a wholesale business as a national distributor of a wide range of animal husbandry, fencing and hardware products.
- In 1985, Compsey Creamery was created as a manufacturer of a range of fresh dairy products for the foodservice and dairy ingredients sectors. This business has a strong presence in the home and UK markets and some key contracts on the continent.
- Finally, since 1996, it’s animal identification division Eurotags has been supplying official bovine animal identification eartags to the Irish market and official sheep identification eartags since 2001.
Today, the co-op employs over 75 people and it is looking forward to continuing to serve the needs of Irish farmers for decades to come.