Our Co-Operative

Located in the rich fertile Golden Valleys of Munster, Dairygold is Ireland’s largest co-operative, supporting thousands of shareholder farmers for more than 150 years. Our members have a proud history of producing quality-assured, sustainable gold standard dairy ingredients that enrich lives on a global scale.

Our co-operative remains focused on producing cheese and dairy ingredients that can be traced from grass fed cows in Europe’s most fertile pastures. We are constantly adding value to our nutritional products through smart innovation, research, industry-leading technology and world-class facilities. With a clear vision and plan to be a global player in supplying naturally-sourced dairy nutritionals, Dairygold is boldly shaping the future of the industry.

Our Story

Munster’s rich dairy farming history began centuries ago as a way for farmers to provide for their families and communities.
Combining our deep-rooted farming tradition in the Golden Valleys with our nutritional expertise and technology…

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A Message from Jim Woulfe

“Dairygold is Ireland’s largest farmer-owned co-operative. Our members and employees have a committed work ethic and are proud to be part of a trusted global company.”

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Corporate

Dairygold Co-operative Society Limited is a co-operative registered under the Industrial and Provident Societies Acts, Registration Number 462IR.
The Society is owned by nearly 9,000 shareholder members, and is governed…

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Our Members

Dairygold’s success comes from more than 150 years of farming heritage and dairy processing excellence. The majority of our shareholder members are farmers operating family-run dairy farms that have been passed down over generations…

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