Our Business


Ornua Foods supply over 40% of the hard cheese sold in UK retailers.


Through strategic partnerships with First Milk, Parkham Farms, and Belton Cheese we are also the largest buyer of British cheese in the UK.


We have established strong relationships with many of the UK’s leading retailers supplying them with great tasting customer label Cheddars, Red Leicesters, Double Gloucesters, innovative reduced fat cheeses, grated cheeses and a range of blended cheeses such as Cranberry & Stilton.


While at the same time, our branded offering includes Pilgrims Choice Cheddar (the clear number two in the UK market) and Kerrygold butter.


Based in Leek, Staffordshire, we employ 650 people at our state of the art cheese cutting and packing plant which is one of the largest and best invested facilities in Europe.


Today Ornua’s operations in the UK are: Ornua Foods, Ornua Nutrition Ingredients, Ornua Ingredients UK