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ABP Successful at Prestigious UK Industry Awards

ABP Successful at Prestigious UK Industry Awards
November 19
09:51 2018

The UK Division of ABP, one of Europe’s leading privately owned agribusiness companies, has been named Company of the Year at the 2018 Food Manufacture Excellence Awards, which has taken place in London. The awards celebrate and recognise quality and excellence in the UK food and drink manufacturing market. ABP UK was praised by the judging panel, led by Iain Ferguson, Chairman of the UK’s Food and Drink Council, for driving a comprehensive programme of environmental initiatives and championing a tough stance on modern slavery.

In addition, ABP UK was announced as winner of the Meat, Poultry and Seafood, and also the Large Manufacturing Company categories. The judging panel concluded that ABP UK stood out due to its determination and drive beyond its category remit to tackle issues of vital importance and relevance to the entire industry.

Darren Jones, ABP UK’s Commercial Director, said: “ABP UK is delighted to win such a prestigious award and to receive independent recognition for the many exciting innovative initiatives that are taking place across our business. These range from the introduction of our new DC Super Hero range with Warner Brothers, an industry first, to the significant progress we are making with our sustainability programme that is on course to reach our 2020 targets ahead of schedule. This award is also a fitting recognition for all ABP colleagues and their unwavering commitment to ensuring our customers receive the highest quality products with the very best in customer service.”

ABP is the largest beef processor in Ireland and the UK. The company also operates substantial renewable (Olleco), pet food (C&D) and protein divisions. ABP employs over 10,000 people and has 47 manufacturing plants in Ireland, UK, Denmark, Poland, Austria, Holland, France and Spain.

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