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€26m upgrade for Aurivo in Balla

Aurivo Co-op laid the foundation yesterday (Monday) for its €26 million upgraded production facility in Ballaghadereen.

Midwest Radio news reports that “Employing some 650 people, Aurivo is one of Ireland’s leading co-operatives with businesses in consumer foods, dairy ingredients, retail stores, animal feeds and livestock trading”.

“The co-op is investing €26 million in installing a new dryer at the Ballaghadereen site, which will create a modern, state of the art production facility that will boost capacity at the site by 50%”.

“Once complete, over 50,000 tonnes of milk powders and 15,000 tonnes of butter will be produced there each year”.

“The move is part of a wider €48 million, 5-year capital investment programme by Aurivo to enable innovative new product development”, the Mid West Radio report concludes.


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