Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe opens Pilgrim’s Food Masters Ireland Office
With Pilgrim’s Food Masters now employing over 1,500 staff in the Republic of Ireland, the Sandyford office will serve as the team's HQ
3 August 2022 | 0
Today, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe joined managing director of Pilgrim’s Food Masters Ireland, Richard Irvine and staff to officially open the new Pilgrim’s Food Masters office in Sandyford, Co. Dublin.
Pilgrim’s Food Masters Ireland was established in September 2021 following the acquisition of Kerry Group plc’s Consumer Foods Meats and Meals business and now employs over 1,500 staff in the Republic of Ireland. The Sandyford office will serve as the HQ for the Pilgrim’s Food Masters team.
Pilgrim’s Food Masters’ stable of brands includes some of Ireland’s most loved, such as Denny, Galtee, Shaw’s and Ballyfree. Pilgrim’s also manufactures many private label products for Ireland’s leading supermarkets; sliced cooked meats and breakfast meats from its facilities in Shillelagh, Co. Wicklow and frozen ready meals for UK and Irish retailers from Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan.
Being the best and most respected food manufacturer in the industry in the ambition of Pilgrim’s Food Masters with its parent company, Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation fully committed to continued investment in the company’s factories, brands and most importantly its people.
“Ireland is a key market for Pilgrim’s as it is the home of one of the groups biggest and most iconic brands, Denny,” said MD Richard Irvine. “We are delighted to continue our journey in Ireland under our new ownership and excited to open the Dublin office with our team today.”
Minister Donohoe described Pligrim’s Food Masters Ireland as “a key business and a major employer in the Irish agri-food sector”.