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Dawn Farms Signs €850 Million Contract With Subway

Dawn Farms Signs €850 Million Contract With Subway
February 03
09:45 2017

Irish company Dawn Farms has signed a new agreement with an export value of up to €850 million to supply cooked sandwich meats to more than 4000 SUBWAY® restaurants across Europe, including the UK. The contract will run for seven years to 2024 and continues a long relationship between the SUBWAY® organisation and Dawn Farms.

With manufacturing operations in Ireland and the UK, Dawn Farms is one of the leading suppliers of cooked and fermented meat for pizza, sandwich, ready meals and snacks, to international foodservice chains and food manufacturers. The company was a founding member of Bord Bia’s Origin Green sustainability programme and is the current Irish Exporters Association Food and Drink Exporter of the Year.

Mike Attwood, Purchasing and Supply Chain Director of EIPC (the Franchisee owned procurement organisation for Subway restaurants in Europe, says that the Subway organisation and EIPC were delighted to continue the very successful relationship with Dawn Farms and with Ireland since 1993.

Larry Murrin, chief executive of Dawn Farms, comments: “In our negotiations with the Subway organisation, they have recognised Dawn Farms’ continued investment in product innovation, our strengths in supply chain consistency and food security, and our vigilance in relation to competitiveness. The Subway organisation has ambitious growth plans for new restaurant openings in Ireland, the UK, and across Europe and with this strategic supply agreement these can translate into significant additional export sales.”

The Subway brand is the world’s largest submarine sandwich franchise, with more than 44,000 locations in more than 111 countries.

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