Creating more sustainable dairy in Ireland

Farmers want to look after land in a sustainable way

Consumers want more environmentally friendly dairy production


of consumers want to see environmentally friendly claims1

Kerry works with farmers in Ireland to create more sustainable dairy farms


Kerry Programmes with farmers Creating more sustainable dairy in Ireland

  • Animal health and welfare
  • Grassland management
  • Nutrient use / soil health
  • Water quality
  • New technologies
  • Alternative fuels
  • Sustainable packaging

Creating a world of sustainable nutrition

Kerry Irish dairy production has 59.4% lower CO2 footprint vs. global average dairy2 100% certification under Sustainable Dairy Assurance Scheme3 A more circular system – Grazing systems which recycle nutrients

Greater than 240 days grazing outdoors Greater than 95% grass
fed dairy


  1. FMCG Guru’s global Health and Wellness report 2019
  2. Estimated based on extrapolation from FAO Global Dairy Platform and Kerry Supplier Data.
  3. Bord Bia Sustainable Dairy Assurance Scheme (SDAS)