Oats

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For oats that go beyond the standard breakfast table offering, trust Glanbia Ireland. We’re here to help you meet the changing demands of discerning consumers who seek traceable, sustainable and nutritious oat products. Sourced from Irish family farms, we take great care to guarantee the highest quality oats— conventional and gluten-free— to enhance a range of popular applications

 

 

Bigger, plumper oats

Due to Ireland's plentiful precipitation - one of our most natural and valuable resources 

Visual consistency 

We grow only one variety of oat; Barra, whoch makes for visual consistency in end products 

Faster cooking time 

Single variety grain facilitates faster cooking time 

Golden colour 

Barra is more golden in colour than other oat varieties 

Environmentally friendly 

Highest yield per acre and lowest carbon footprint  

Gentle Processing 

Handled with care in our state-of-the-art, oat-only mill

Explore our oat portfolio

Our oat portfolio extends to meet the changing demands of food and nutrition companies who are seeking traceable and secure sources of nutritious oats, both conventional and gluten-free, for a range of applications

Not all gluten-free oats are created equal

See how we have raised the standard when it comes to gluten-free oats
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  • <10ppm gluten guaranteed compared to <20ppm FDA guideline
  • Harvested using our own equipment to reduce contamination risk
  • Glanbia agronomists work closely with a select team of growers in Ireland to select, test, monitor and harvest the seed
  • Stored in specialised gluten-free storage facility, not on-farm which poses a contamination risk
  • 18-month shelf life compared to 12-month standard
  • Finished oats are fully traceable back to farm
  • State-of-the-art, Grade AA BRC accredited oat-only mill has flexability to meet customer requirements

Consumer insights and accreditations

Consumer concerns around health and balanced diets are driving the consumption of oats across the globe
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Global estimates put the international market at a value of $2.8 billion in 2014, with sales forecast to reach a figure of $4.9 billion by 2021, rising at a CAGR of more than 11% per annum. Certainly, although estimates of market sizes can vary, there is clear consensus on the fact that markets are growing very quickly, with double-digit annual increases being seen across the board and predicted to continue.

Source: Innova Market Insights, “Gluten Free: Widening Customer Base Drives NPD” (2016)

 

  • 20% of European consumers avoid products containing gluten. 3
  • 13% of food and drink products in Europe launched between April 2018-March 2019 featured gluten-free claims. 8
  • 72% of plant-based dairy products launched in Europe between March 2014-April 2019 featured ethical or environmental claims. 9
  • 50% of UK consumers aged 20-24 agree that they follow healthy eating bloggers/vloggers. 10  

Sources: 1: Euromonitor, 2, 3, 4, 5: Mintel 6: Innova Market Insights, 7: Statista/Nielsen, 8, 9, 10: Mintel

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