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Kerry Dairy Ireland opens state-of-the-art cheestrings facility in Charleville

    Kerry Dairy Ireland opens state-of-the-art cheestrings facility in Charleville

Kerry Dairy Ireland, a division of Kerry Group, has announced the official opening of its new Cheestrings facility in Charleville, County Cork. The expanded plant represents a significant investment in

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Food manufacturers dominate inaugural Made Smarter Adoption Awards

    Food manufacturers dominate inaugural Made Smarter Adoption Awards

UK food manufacturers pursuing digital transformation have been celebrated at the launch of the Made Smarter Adoption Awards. The Awards champion manufacturing and engineering companies who have committed to adopting technology and

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Myco launches plant-based range that could ‘revolutionise’ food production in the UK

    Myco launches plant-based range that could ‘revolutionise’ food production in the UK

Plant-based burgers and bangers that could “revolutionise” food production in the UK have finally hit the shelves. MYCO’s pioneering range has been rolled out having been in development for well

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Diageo undertakes paper-based bottle trial for Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur

    Diageo undertakes paper-based bottle trial for Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur

Diageo, the maker of Johnnie Walker Scotch Whisky, Don Julio Tequila and Guinness, has trialed paper-based packaging for Baileys, the Original Irish Cream Liqueur. In partnership with PA Consulting, as

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PepsiCo invests £8 million in Lincolnshire factory to meet soaring demand for Pipers Crisps

    PepsiCo invests £8 million in Lincolnshire factory to meet soaring demand for Pipers Crisps

PepsiCo, one of the world’s leading food and beverage companies, has today announced an £8 million investment in its Pipers Crisps manufacturing site in Brigg, Lincolnshire, to meet growing demand

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Diageo to invest €100 million at St James’s Gate site in Dublin

    Diageo to invest €100 million at St James’s Gate site in Dublin

Diageo has announced plans to invest over €100 million to decarbonise its historic St. James’s Gate site in Dublin 8, where Guinness has been brewed for 264 years. The investment

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Dale Farm to invest £70 million in Country Tyrone facility

    Dale Farm to invest £70 million in Country Tyrone facility

UK dairy co-operative Dale Farm is investing £70 million in its cheddar processing facility at Dunmanbridge, County Tyrone. The expansion will mark one of the largest ever single investments by

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Reducing Manufacturing Waste for Cost Efficiency

    Reducing Manufacturing Waste for Cost Efficiency

By Kati Hope, Global Account Manager, Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection This article looks at how food manufacturers can enhance the optimisation of raw material resources and reap the rewards of heightened

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Deposit Return Scheme surpasses 20 million drinks containers collected since launch

    Deposit Return Scheme surpasses 20 million drinks containers collected since launch

Ireland’s Deposit Return Scheme, Re-turn, has achieved a significant milestone, collecting over 20 million drinks containers since its inception on February 1. This achievement was reached on March 29. Re-turn recorded

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Leading lubricant manufacturer removes PFAS from entire product range

    Leading lubricant manufacturer removes PFAS from entire product range

One of the world’s biggest food lubricant manufacturers ROCOL has announced it will be removing per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) from the formulations of its entire FOODLUBE product range. From April

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Solar powered soft drinks: 75% of the electricity used to make Britvic brands in Britain now comes from the sun

    Solar powered soft drinks: 75% of the electricity used to make Britvic brands in Britain now comes from the sun

75% of the electricity now being used to make Britvic soft drinks in Great Britain – from Fruit Shoot to Tango, Robinsons to J2O – is coming from a 160-acre

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Food and drink makers secure Made Smarter backing

    Food and drink makers secure Made Smarter backing

SME manufacturers in the UK food and drink sector are the latest to secure backing from Made Smarter’s trailblazing adoption programme. Brightside Brewing Company, Just Bee Honey, Studio Bakery, Chandley

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Ahascragh Distillery awarded Origin Green Membership

    Ahascragh Distillery awarded Origin Green Membership

Ahascragh Distillery has been recognised as a verified member of  Origin Green, Ireland’s national food and drink sustainability programme. The membership further highlights the distillery’s  commitment to sustainable practices and

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Scotch whisky boosts UK economy by £7.1 billion

    Scotch whisky boosts UK economy by £7.1 billion

The contribution of the Scotch Whisky industry to the UK economy reached £7.1 billion in 2022. A new report by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) also reveals the industry supports

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C&D Foods to invest €48 million in Longford facility

    C&D Foods to invest €48 million in Longford facility

The petfood division of ABP Food Group, C&D Foods, has announced an investment of €48 million for its flagship facility at Edgeworthstown, County Longford. The investment, which includes the creation

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£15.6 million boost for low-emission food production systems in the UK

    £15.6 million boost for low-emission food production systems in the UK

Innovate UK and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) are set to invest £15.6 million in 32 projects as part of the novel low-emission food production systems competition.

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Origin Green Gold Membership 2023 Recognises Sustainability Excellence in Irish Food and Drink Sector

    Origin Green Gold Membership 2023 Recognises Sustainability Excellence in Irish Food and Drink Sector

Bord Bia has acknowledged the sustainability performance of 97 Irish food and drink companies that have attained Origin Green Gold Membership in 2023. Gold Membership is given to companies, which

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Ahascragh Distillery awarded for leadership in decarbonising the energy source for the distilling industry in Ireland

    Ahascragh Distillery awarded for leadership in decarbonising the energy source for the distilling industry in Ireland

Ahascragh Distillery has taken home a prestigious award for the Innovative Deployment of Renewable Energy at the 2023 Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland Awards. This accolade recognises the founders  dedication

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70-80Mha of additional cropland is required by 2030 to sustain the world’s demand for food, feed, fuel and natural capital

    70-80Mha of additional cropland is required by 2030 to sustain the world’s demand for food, feed, fuel and natural capital

McKinsey & Company has released its latest insight on catalyzing a sustainable land use transition, revealing that 70-80Mha of additional cropland, equivalent to all of Brazil’s[i] cropland or 3x Tanzania’s[ii], will be

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Strategic collaboration between Teagasc and SETU to enhance the Growing Malting, Brewing and Distilling sector in Ireland

    Strategic collaboration between Teagasc and SETU to enhance the Growing Malting, Brewing and Distilling sector in Ireland

Ireland’s South-East is Ireland’s principal area for the production of grain for the drinks sector, is also home to a national cluster of breweries, distilleries and malt houses as well

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Irish dairy industry worth €17.6 billion to the economy

    Irish dairy industry worth €17.6 billion to the economy

Dairy Industry Ireland (DII), the Ibec association representing the sector, has unveiled a new comprehensive report that highlights the substantial economic contribution, global market potential, and commitment to sustainable practices

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£17.4 million funding for Better Food for All

    £17.4 million funding for Better Food for All

Through the Innovate UK Better Food for All competition, 47 winning projects will each receive a share of £17.4 million to improve food quality, create functional foods, boost nutrition, develop

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FoodCloud secures Enterprise Ireland R&D support to accelerate the impact of food redistribution and cut food waste at scale

  FoodCloud secures Enterprise Ireland R&D support to accelerate the impact of food redistribution and cut food waste at scale

FoodCloud, a tech-based social enterprise which redistributes food which would otherwise end up as waste, has been awarded more than €500,000 research and

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Lidl Ireland announces landmark €60 million deal with O’Brien Fine Foods

  Lidl Ireland announces landmark €60 million deal with O’Brien Fine Foods

Lidl Ireland has announced a major supply deal with Kildare-based cooked meats producer, O’Brien Fine Foods, valued at €60 million.

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Dawn Meats to invest €10 million in newly acquired facility

  Dawn Meats to invest €10 million in newly acquired facility

Dawn Meats, the Waterford-based premium meat processor, has welcomed the decision of the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) to

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CPI launches multi-million-pound food innovation centre in North East England

  CPI launches multi-million-pound food innovation centre in North East England

CPI (Centre for Process Innovation) has launched a new multi-million-pound food innovation centre that will put the North East of

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Britvic Ireland to invest €6 million in Ballygowan facility to increase production by over 20%

  Britvic Ireland to invest €6 million in Ballygowan facility to increase production by over 20%

Britvic Ireland has announced an investment of €6 million in its Ballygowan facility in Newcastle West, County Limerick, to grow

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61% of Irish Food & Agribusiness SMEs say finding the right team is one of the biggest hurdles to growth

  61% of Irish Food & Agribusiness SMEs say finding the right team is one of the biggest hurdles to growth

Ifac, Ireland’s farming, food, and agribusiness specialist professional services firm and a top 10 accountancy firm, has published its sixth

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Müller trials zero-emission HGV refrigeration

  Müller trials zero-emission HGV refrigeration

Müller Milk & Ingredients, which produces branded and private label fresh milk, cream, butter, milk drinks and ingredients products and

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Lidl’s largest warehouse in the world opens in England following £300 million investment

  Lidl’s largest warehouse in the world opens in England following £300 million investment

Lidl GB has officially opened its £300 million RDC – the largest Lidl warehouse in the world – marking the

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Britvic to invest £22.5 million in sixth bottling line at London factory

  Britvic to invest £22.5 million in sixth bottling line at London factory

Leading soft drinks manufacturer, Britvic, is investing £22.5 million in its sixth bottling line at its East London factory in

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Green light for Diageo’s £26 million extension at Baileys site in Mallusk

  Green light for Diageo’s £26 million extension at Baileys site in Mallusk

To help facilitate the evolving needs of the company’s global operations and the demand for the Irish Cream Liqueur, the

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Sustainability takes centre stage in Ireland’s On Premise

  Sustainability takes centre stage in Ireland’s On Premise

Sustainability and ethical practices have become key elements of consumers’ decision-making in Ireland—with crucial consequences for on premise businesses. According

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Arla Foods starts to pays out monthly incentive to owners rewarding climate and sustainability activities on farm

  Arla Foods starts to pays out monthly incentive to owners rewarding climate and sustainability activities on farm

For the first time, Arla Foods has paid out a monthly incentive to its farmer owners’ milk price rewarding climate

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IMPRESS: An EU Project building zero-waste, sustainable aquatic food value chains

  IMPRESS: An EU Project building zero-waste, sustainable aquatic food value chains

IMPRESS is an industry driven project, based on sound science and centred around the EU Bioeconomy and Blue Growth strategies,

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Britvic signs exclusive solar power agreement with Atrato Onsite Energy

  Britvic signs exclusive solar power agreement with Atrato Onsite Energy

Britvic, the FTSE 250 global soft drinks business, has partnered with Atrato Onsite Energy, a leading solar energy provider, to

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Scotch whisky industry releases Water Stewardship Framework

  Scotch whisky industry releases Water Stewardship Framework

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has published a Water Stewardship Framework, offering research-based guidance for the Scotch Whisky industry as

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Bakkavor makes progress on its carbon, food waste and sustainable sourcing targets

  Bakkavor makes progress on its carbon, food waste and sustainable sourcing targets

Bakkavor, the UK’s leading producer of fresh prepared food, is making progress on its efforts to reduce carbon emissions and

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Made Smarter whitepaper to accelerate food and beverage manufacturers to net zero

  Made Smarter whitepaper to accelerate food and beverage manufacturers to net zero

Made Smarter has launched a whitepaper to help SME food and beverage manufacturers accelerate their net zero plans. ‘Decarbonisation through

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Seafish unveils five-year Corporate Plan

  Seafish unveils five-year Corporate Plan

Seafish, the public body supporting the UK seafood industry, has launched its Corporate Plan 2023-2028. This strategic roadmap reflects the

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Food manufacturing is holding back vital investment for the UK economy

  Food manufacturing is holding back vital investment for the UK economy

Expected longer-term market volatility is impacting investment by the UK’s food and drink manufacturers, according to the Food and Drink

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Futureproofing Britain’s high street bakers – new research from the CBA

  Futureproofing Britain’s high street bakers – new research from the CBA

Younger generations actively support Britain’s high street bakers, but it seems that they have distinctly different expectations from their older

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Biopax to invest £47 million in Belfast with revolutionary green packaging business

  Biopax to invest £47 million in Belfast with revolutionary green packaging business

A new £47 million factory in West Belfast is set to revolutionise the FMCG and Foodservice packaging and labelling market

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Growing the food sector: UK-Canada partnership to yield greater innovation

  Growing the food sector: UK-Canada partnership to yield greater innovation

Innovate UK, the UK’s national innovation agency, has announced a new bilateral partnership with Protein Industries Canada (PIC), looking to

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Musgrave announces new deal with Ballymaguire Foods worth €170 million

  Musgrave announces new deal with Ballymaguire Foods worth €170 million

Musgrave, Ireland’s leading food retail, wholesale and foodservice company, has announced a new multi-million euro deal with Lusk-based ready meal

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Boyne Valley Food Hub opens for business

  Boyne Valley Food Hub opens for business

A flagship food development project in the heart of one of Ireland’s richest farmland areas has been unveiled this week

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Nestlé inaugurates new research institute aimed at supporting sustainable food systems

  Nestlé inaugurates new research institute aimed at supporting sustainable food systems

Nestlé has officially inaugurated the Institute of Agricultural Sciences to help advance sustainable food systems by delivering science-based solutions in

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£8 million project to improve energy efficiency and cut carbon emissions by 50% at London factory

  £8 million project to improve energy efficiency and cut carbon emissions by 50% at London factory

Leading soft drinks business, Britvic, is redoubling its efforts to cut carbon emissions and save energy – with £8 million

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Bord Bia and Skillnet Ireland launch Origin Green Academy to develop sustainability skills and talent for the Irish food and drink industry

  Bord Bia and Skillnet Ireland launch Origin Green Academy to develop sustainability skills and talent for the Irish food and drink industry

Bord Bia and Skillnet Ireland have launched the Origin Green Academy to develop sustainability skills and talent for the Irish

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Carbery Group sees revenue growth of 31% to over €700 million as profits rise 4% to €52.1 million

  Carbery Group sees revenue growth of 31% to over €700 million as profits rise 4% to €52.1 million

Carbery Group, the international ingredients, flavours, and award-winning cheese producer, has reported a positive financial performance for the year ended

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Ballygowan mineral water to be produced using 100% renewable electricity harnessed from wind energy

  Ballygowan mineral water to be produced using 100% renewable electricity harnessed from wind energy

Britvic Ireland and Flogas Enterprise have announced a new Customer Corporate Power Purchase Agreement (CPPA) that will ensure that Ballygowan,

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Ornua delivers record turnover of €3.4 billion as Kerrygold celebrates 60 years of global success

  Ornua delivers record turnover of €3.4 billion as Kerrygold celebrates 60 years of global success

Ornua, Ireland’s largest exporter of Irish dairy products, has published its operating and financial results for the 12 months ending

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New Schneider Electric Easy UPS 3-Phase Modular is at the Forefront of Reliability, Scalability, and Simplicity

  New Schneider Electric Easy UPS 3-Phase Modular is at the Forefront of Reliability, Scalability, and Simplicity

Modular design with Live Swap feature for small and medium size data centres and business-critical applications.  3-Phase 50-250 kW (400V)

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Meeting retailers’ metal detection testing requirements

  Meeting retailers’ metal detection testing requirements

By Rob Stevens, Market Manager, Mettler-Toledo Safeline Metal Detection Retailers are increasingly including the requirement that food suppliers be able

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