Aurivo Co-operative has said its offer to the board of Arrabawn to buy its branded liquid milk, butter and van sales business has been approved by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC).

It said the Dawn and Arrabawn milk brands will be added to Aurivo's portfolio of products, including Connacht Gold, Donegal Creameries and Organic for Us.

The new ownership will come into effect on 29 September 2023.

"Arrabawn and Dawn are well-established brands and will be a fantastic addition to Aurivo’s high quality milk and butter brand portfolio," said Aurivo CEO, Donal Tierney.

"Aurivo has a long track record in liquid milk investment and we look forward to working with our new team members continuing to deliver a fantastic service to our valued new and existing customers," he added.