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Golden memories as Connacht Gold bids farewell to old name

Shareholders of Connacht Gold have endorsed a proposal to change the name of the co-operative to Aurivo Co-operative Society Ltd.

Taoiseach to open refurbished Balla Mart

The Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, will be in Balla on Friday September 23, to open Connacht Gold’s refurbished livestock mart. Balla is one of four marts operated by Connacht Gold in Mayo, Sligo, and Leitrim and more than €1.3 million has been spent on upgrading the mart.

Connacht Gold wins again

Connacht Gold has won back to back awards at the prestigious UK and Ireland Great Taste Awards, also known as the Oscars of the food world. Connacht Gold’s Softer Butter was awarded a gold star from some 7,400 entries repeating the success of its garlic and herb butter in 2010.

Westport farmer is Connacht Gold Quality Milk Supplier of the Year

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Westport dairy farmer Michael Lyons has won the top award in the Connacht Gold Milk Quality Awards. Mr Lyons came top of the class among the 875 milk producers who supplied Connacht Gold in 2010.

Westport farmer is Connacht Gold Quality Milk Supplier of the Year

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Westport dairy farmer Michael Lyons has won the top award in the Connacht Gold Milk Quality Awards. Mr Lyons came top of the class among the 875 milk producers who supplied Connacht Gold in 2010.

Connacht Gold reports 13 per cent turnover increase in 2010

Connacht Gold Co-operative has reported a 13 per cent increase in turnover and an operating profit of just over €2m in 2010.

Connacht Gold to invest €1.5m in Westport

Just two weeks after it opened the doors to its newly redeveloped Swinford store, Connacht Gold has announced that it will begin the expansion and upgrade of its Westport DIY and Garden Centre in May. A total of €1.5 million will be invested in the project by Connacht Gold and it will result in the creation of four to six new jobs for the town.

Business of farming has bright future as farmers go back to their roots

Part-time farmers who have lost their jobs are turning back to the land and making it viable once more. According to Martin Walsh, general manager of Connacht Gold mart, farming is one business that is set to grow during the current recession.

Westmeath farmer honoured at Connacht Gold Milk Quality Awards

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Westmeath dairy farmer, Noel Martin, has won one of the premier awards in the Connacht Gold Milk Quality Awards. Noel and his wife Mary, who farm at Fardrum, Athlone, took the award for the highest standards in animal health across the 950 dairy farms supplying Connacht Gold in 2009.

Ballina store wins Excellence Ireland mystery shopper award

The Connacht Gold DIY and Garden Centre at Ballina has been crowned best in show following its success in the Crest Retail Excellence Ireland Mystery Shopper Award, which tested the overall shopping experience customers can expect from Connacht Gold stores.

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