Huhtamaki opens new paper straw manufacturing facility in Ireland

IRELAND – Finnish food packaging specialist, Huhtamaki has inaugurated a new, state-of-the-art foodservice packaging manufacturing facility dedicated for producing paper straws in Northern Ireland. Located in Antrim, Belfast, the new facility is expected to employ […]

Kerry reports solid start to 2019 with 10.3% increase in revenues

IRELAND – Kerry Group has reported 10.3% increase in revenues for the first three months of 2019, led by higher volume growth in the Taste & Nutrition division. Consumer Foods recorded 0.8% growth in volume […]

AB InBev UK rebrands to Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I in a transformation move

UK – Anheuser-Busch InBev, one of the world’s leading brewing companies has rebranded to Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I in the UK as part of its continued strategy to transform its businesses across the world. Alongside […]

Tate & Lyle partners APC Microbiome Ireland on dietary fibre research

UK – The global food and beverage ingredients supplier, Tate & Lyle has announced a collaborative research project with APC Microbiome Ireland, a Science Foundation Institute (SFI) Research Centre on dietary fibre research. Funded by […]

Irish Distillers launches Method and Madness Irish micro distilled gin

IRELAND – Irish Distillers, Pernod Ricard-owned whiskey distiller has unveiled Method and Madness Irish micro distilled gin to expand its modern premium gin portfolio. Brewed from the Micro Distillery in Midleton, Ireland by a team […]

Glanbia Ireland and Royal A-Ware plan new US$159m cheese facility in Ireland

IRELAND – Glanbia Ingredients Ireland, global leaders in performance nutrition and the Dutch family business, Royal A-Ware have entered a strategic partnership to build a new global cheese manufacturing facility in Belview, Co Kilkenny, Ireland. […]

Irish government opens a new US$45.98m dairy research centre in Cork

IRELAND – Ireland’s Ministry for Agriculture and the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) have opened a new US$45.98 million dairy research centre in Cork, called the VistaMilk SFI Research Centre, to assist the Irish dairy industry. […]

Lakeland Dairies and LacPatrick Dairies merge to improve production and cross border exports

IRELAND – Lakeland Dairies, an Irish dairy co-operative, and LacPatrick Dairies have reached agreement to merge following the unanimous approval of the Boards of both co-operative societies who are recommending the proposed merger to their […]

Glanbia Cheese announces plans to build new mozzarella manufacturing facility

IRELAND – Glanbia Cheese, the Joint Venture business between Glanbia plc and Leprino Foods, has announced plans to build a new, world-class mozzarella cheese manufacturing facility in Portlaoise, Co Laois, Ireland. According to the company, […]