ABF Food Group Complete Redevelopment In Tipperary

ABP Food Group has completed a €50m redevelopment of its facilities in Cahir, Co Tipperary.

The redevelopment includes an extension and upgrade of the company's current food processing facilities as well as the introduction of a new sgel bone production plant at its neighbouring by-products site.

The project which has been supported by the Department of Jobs through Enterprise Ireland has created 152 new jobs to date with more expected in the future.

An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD, said: "Today's announcement of 152 jobs by ABP as part of their new investment in Cahir is another sign of the progress, momentum and confidence in the Agri-food industry.

"The ABP facilities in Cahir, Tipperary, are state-of-the-art, reflecting the significant investment made. I'm delighted that Government was able to support this investment, in a collaboration of state and private sectors, which is essential to ensure future growth and success.

"The Government, in partnership with industry, recently launched the Food Wise 2025 plan to grow the Agri-food industry with a target of 23,000 new jobs and €19 billion annual exports by 2025."


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