MINISTER KELLY WELCOMES ABP INVESTMENT IN CAHIR WITH OVER 150 JOBS CREATED
Issued : Friday 24 July, 2015
Environment Minister, Alan Kelly, has today, welcomed the completion of a €50 million development by ABP Food Group at its Cahir facility.
The redevelopment includes an extension and upgrade of the food processing facilities along with a new gel bone production plan at its by-products site. It is estimated the redevelopment will be worth €1 billion to the local economy over the next five years.
Minister Kelly said:
This announcement is fantastic news for everyone in the Tipperary area. This significant investment is very much welcome and is a strong vote of confidence in both the region and the people of Tipperary. ABP Food Group has been in Cahir for over 40 years and with over 600 people employed it has always been a big employer in the area. I would like to congratulate the company on this investment and I look forward to their continued presence and growth in both Cahir and Nenagh.