Dawn Farms announce €25m investment in Naas

Dawn Farms announce €25m investment in Naas

Enhancements to Meat Science and Innovation Centre

Dawn Farms, the leading Irish food exporter, has announced plans to create 150 new jobs at its Meat Science & Innovation Centre in Naas.

The €25m investment  is focused on enhancing the company’s R&D capabilities and is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through Enterprise Ireland.

CEO Larry Murrin said: “Developing new products to meet changing consumer tastes has been at the heart of the growth of this firm for over 30 years. Our Meat Science & Innovation Centre at our Naas headquarters is the innovation hub where we support our customers in over 40 markets worldwide.” 

"We are seeing more demand for home-style authentic meats, new flavours and new snacking options as well as on-going interest in health and wellness across the range of meats that we cook."

He said the announcement is a major vote of confidence in the company's people, its innovation process and customers.

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