Kerry Group


Membership approved until 1st May 2018

Business Background

Sector
Dairy

Product Range
Denny, Galtee, LowLow, Dairygold, Cheestrings, Charleville Cheese, Shaws, Coleraine, Golden Cow, EasiSingles, Kerrymaid and Golden Olive.

Specialists In
Applying an innovative approach to the science of taste, which complements a deep understanding of nutrition. It develops products made from simple, wholesome ingredients that have exceptional taste and nutritional value.

Since the commissioning of its first dairy and ingredients plant in Listowel in 1972, Kerry Group has grown to become the industry’s leading provider of technology-based ingredients and solutions for all sectors of the food, beverage and pharmaceutical markets.

Established as a public limited company in 1986, Kerry Group has gone on to establish a manufacturing presence in over 28 countries, serving in excess of 140 markets worldwide.

The incorporation of its ‘Taste and Nutrition Technologies’ into the world’s favourite food and beverage products means that millions of people across the globe consume Kerry products everyday.

The Kerry Foods’ portfolio of consumer brands also includes over 20 high profile brands, plus a range of customer-branded products across meat, dairy and meal solution categories.

Key Sustainability Commitments

Kerry is currently in the process of developing their second Origin Green plan, aligned with overall Group objectives. Kerry’s Origin Green Charter is an integral part of the Group-wide Sustainability Programme ‘Towards 2020’, and their targets are designed to fit seamlessly within this broader approach.

Raw Material Sourcing

  • 100% of Kerry milk suppliers registered as members of SDAS.
  • Ongoing implementation of the Kerry Agribusiness Technology Transfer Programme.

Manufacturing Processes

  • Reduce emissions by 7%.
  • Reduce water use by 11%.

Social Sustainability

  • Implementation of the RAIN project, helping to alleviate malnutrition in Africa.
  • Support for a range of community, arts, sport, and education initiatives at local level.

Unique Selling Points

Kerry Group has a wide portfolio of customised solutions to help create products that have exceptional taste and improved nutritional value.

Understanding the innovation and processing challenges, it applies leading-edge technologies and research capabilities to solve current and future needs, while its teams are immersed in the markets and consumer cultures.

From menu concepts, research and development, to retail and distribution, it works alongside customers at every level – bringing the service and commitment of a development partner, bolstered by the resources of a global company.

Awards & Accreditations

  • Business & Finance Company of the Year 2012, 2015;
  • Reptrak 2017 (Ranked Second)
  • ISO 14001
  • CDP Climate A Rated
  • GFSI

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