May 18, 2021
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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)
Feed Barley €160
Feed Wheat €181
Malting Barley €187
Feed Beans €210
Oilseed Rape €375
HEAR Oilseed Rape €403
Contracted Winter Barley €170
Standard Food Grade Oats €207
Gluten-free Oats €221
Equine Oats (Contracted) €170
Feed Oats €150
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.




Shane Doran

Shane Doran is founder and Co-Managing Editor of News Now Media, incorporating, and He is a former newspaper editor who has held senior executive roles across five national newspaper titles, both broadsheet and tabloid. He was News Editor and Executive Editor of the Irish Independent for more than seven years and spent a number of years in South Africa where he worked as editor of The Daily Voice newspaper. Shane has held senior editorial position with The Sunday Independent, The Herald and The Irish Daily Star and has served as Executive Editor (Group) of Independent News & Media (INM), Ireland’s largest newspaper group.

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