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Ballyrashane & Coleraine Institute ‘Tag Together’ for Rugby Tour This week Ballyrashane made a generous sponsorship to Coleraine Academical Institution’s Rugby Tour Team, which is raising funds to take a trip to South Africa in June 2013.  Pictured is Maureen Moore (Mother and Fundraiser Committee Member) and fellow team members James Bleakly, Andy Moore, Michael Crowe accepting…

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Ballyrashane and Chestnutt Animal Feeds give dairy farmers a head start to the New Year! At Christmas, Ballyrashane offered dairy farmers the chance to enter a competition draw. The draw took place at Ballyrashane by the longest serving milk collection driver Mr Keith Engall, who joined the company in May 1973. Also pictured is Farm…

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NORTHERN IRELAND’S oldest creamery, Ballyrashane, today officially opened a £3.5m ground breaking ‘green energy’ facility that uses organic dairy waste to generate electricity. According to the Coleraine-based creamery the Anaerobic Digestor plant, which is the first of its kind in Northern Ireland, will transform its business, provide important new income streams for local farmers and…

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Senior Executives from the Henderson Group have visited Ballyrashane Creamery, which supplies its SPAR and VIVO own brand milk, to see first-hand the progress being made on a ground-breaking new ‘green energy’ project being developed by the province’s oldest dairy. The project, which will utilise the latest sustainable technology to generate renewable energy from organic…

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Ballyrashane Co-op has confirmed it is intending to buy milk direct from its shareholders from 1st January 2013 and has advised United Dairy Farmers of this decision. Chief Executive, Nigel Kemps, said the decision had been taken in the best strategic interests of Ballyrashane He added: “Ballyrashane has enjoyed a good working relationship with United…

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