Glanbia reveals prices it will pay Waterford farmers for 2020 grain harvest
Local food giant Glanbia has confirmed it will pay Kilkenny farmers €160 per tonne for green feed barley and €181 per tonne for green feed wheat for the 2020 harvest.
In a statement, the company said the prices are “a reflection of the commitment to our growers”.
Glanbia Ireland added that the continued expansion of its value-added premium grains portfolio “is also clearly highlighted in the range of prices offered for an industry-leading portfolio of grains”.
Glanbia Co-op Chairman John Murphy said: “Glanbia Ireland and Glanbia Co-op recognise the weather-related hardships that our grain growers have faced over a challenging year. This is reflected in the pricing, the level of Co-op support and the intensive strategic work to deliver premium contracts and create new markets for the quality Irish grain supplied by our dedicated growers.”
|Glanbia Harvest 2020 Grain Prices|
|Price per tonne (excluding VAT)|
|HEAR Oilseed Rape||€403|
|Contracted Winter Barley||€170|
|Standard Food Grade Oats||€207|
|Equine Oats (Contracted)||€170|
|Note: Composite price per tonne includes Co-op support of €5/t and standard transport allowance for delivery to drying locations. Price is inclusive of the 2020 Trading Bonus Scheme of €10/t for Members’ Grain subject to minimum tillage input purchases.|