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ABP Newry and Lurgan raise funds for Alzheimer’s

Colleagues in ABP Newry and Lurgan have helped raise £40,000 for the Alzheimer’s Society in Northern Ireland. The team organised a Gala Charity Ball which was attended by over 400 people. Commenting on the event, lead organizer Claire Duffy said, “The Gala Ball has far exceeded all our expectations and I am absolutely delighted that […]

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ABP UK appoints new Commercial Director

ABP UK, has appointed Darren Jones as Commercial Director. Working across all of ABP’s UK plants, Darren will be responsible for the leadership of the sales division and other key commercial activities. Darren, who has spent his entire career in the meat industry, is also a Livery Man in the Worshipful Company Of Butchers and […]

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ABP Food Group announces US beef supply partnership with Sysco

ABP Food Group has announced the first deal to supply beef to the United States since the 15-year ban on European beef was lifted a year ago. ABP has agreed to source the beef to Sysco Metro New York and Sysco Boston, initially focusing on steak houses and restaurants in those markets.  The relationship between […]

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ABP Food Group steps up on issues of farm safety

ABP Food Group to engage with the BTYSTE 2014 in sponsorship of special category award and farm safety exhibition ABP Food Group has today announced that is to become a sponsor of the BT Young Science and Technology Exhibition in order to raise awareness of farm safety with secondary school children. ABP will sponsor a […]

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ABP Food Group is the first Irish producer to secure beef deal with Japan

ABP Food Group, one of Europe’s largest beef processors, today announced that it has signed a contract to supply beef to the Japanese market. ABP is the first Irish company to sign a major prime beef contract with a Japanese company since a ban in 2000 due to the outbreak of BSE. The contract, which […]

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ABP Food Group crowned Multi-National Exporter of the Year

ABP Food Group has scooped the multi-national exporter of the year award, 2014, at the Irish Exporters Association export industry awards ceremony held in Dublin on Friday 22 November. The award recognises the success of ABP Food Group in developing and growing export opportunities for Irish beef in very competitive export markets. With guests including ambassadors […]

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ABP joins forces with Leeds City College to bridge industry skills gap

A new working partnership has seen industry and education come together to invest in essential skills and training essential for the meat industry. ABP UK and Leeds City College are officially working together to ensure the continuation of the industry’s skills, processes and traditions while helping to provide established routes into employment. The two organisations […]

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C&D Foods open state of the art facility at Edgeworthstown

Project to create 70 jobs supported by Department of Jobs through Enterprise Ireland Friday 7th November 2014: C&D Foods today announced the opening of a new state of the art pet food pouch manufacturing facility in Edgeworthstown.  The new facility, an extension to the plant that was built in 2007 following a major fire, will […]

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Sial – An Outstanding Success

Hundreds of buyers and food service personnel from around the world visited our busy stand at the renowned Sial food expo. The theme this year focused on ABP’s sixty years in business as well as the premium products we supply to retailers, food service companies and leading restaurants across Europe and further afield. Supporting our […]

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Calves in the classroom – winning schools will start to rear Angus calves

  Five lucky schools were awarded their Angus Calves Prize at the National Ploughing Championships, in association with ABP Food Group. The five winning schools, which were chosen from over 60 schools nationwide, will now rear the calves to slaughter as part of their Leaving Certificate Agricultural Science curriculum. The aim of the  competition is […]