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Tuam dairy farmer leading raw milk revolution

Wednesday, 29th November, 2017 10:20am

Story by Jacqueline Hogge
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Tuam dairy farmer leading raw milk revolution

James Hannon on his farm. Photo: Ray Ryan39.jpg

Tuam dairy farmer leading raw milk revolution

James Hannon on his farm. Photo: Ray Ryan39.jpg

FROM Michelin-starred restaurants to five star hotels, a Tuam dairy farmer has found his niche with his new artisan product, raw milk.

Jimmy’s Farm Milk is produced by James Hannon in Deerpark, off the Bermingham Road, and since it launched last month, the product has been gaining a growing customer base.
Along with Ashford Castle, voted one of the top hotels in the world this year, James is supplying shops and cafes throughout Galway and Mayo, delivering over 600 litres of milk each week.
The fourth generation of dairy farmers in the family, James has recently added to his herd of 50 Friesians to meet the growing demand for the product.
“It’s been a long road getting to the point where we are now licensed by the Department of Agriculture to sell raw milk, which is the purest form of milk where you have all the fat, all the cream and 100 per cent biotics,” explains James.

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