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14 January 2022 By Tony Forde tony@TheCork.ie Deputy Michael Collins (Cork South West – Indepenent) and his colleagues in the Rural Independent Group call for emergency Pig farmers Hardship Support Scheme The “spiralling income crisis in the pig sector has been allowed to reach a catastrophic crisis point”, with the Minister for Agriculture “completely burying... Read More
12 January 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie BUSINESS & FARMING NEWS Jim Woulfe has been honoured with an ‘Outstanding Contribution to Business Award’ from Cork Chamber. The well-known businessman joined Ballyclough Co-op in Mallow back in 1979. That business merged with neighbouring Mitchelstown Co-Op in 1990 to create ‘Dairygold’. Overall he spent 42 years in... Read More
13 November 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie O’Flynn’s Gourmet Sausage Company Expands Nationwide with Multiple Distribution Deals Cork based, O’Flynn’s Gourmet Sausage Company has signed a nationwide distribution deal with Musgraves. Their gourmet products will be available for distribution to 250 SuperValu stores and over 300 Centra Stores over the coming months. This is the... Read More
7 November 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Two producers from Co Cork are featuring on Aldi shelves nationwide from today For the second year running, the Grow with Aldi programme has gone festive as Aldi gives local suppliers and producers from all over Ireland the opportunity to sell their products in Aldi stores at Christmas... Read More
18 October 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Speaker John McCabe, Teagasc is pictured at a Teagasc/Dairygold Joint Programme Farm Walk on the farm of Joe & Olivia Morrissey, Rostellan, Midleton, Co Cork. Photo O’Gorman Photography. Background Information Joe is a farmer participant in the Teagasc/Dairygold Joint Programme, as well as the Signpost Programme. Topics discussed during the farm... Read More
11 October 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork companies Carbery, Dairygold and North Cork Creameries are members of ‘Ornua Co-Operative Ltd’ so Ornua developments are of interest in Cork. Ornua is best known for its Kerrygold brand Ornua, announced today it has completed the acquisition of US cheese ingredients business, Whitehall Specialties Inc (WSI) for... Read More