Kerry announce 800 new jobs for Kildare PDF Print E-mail

Kerry Group is investing €100m in a global technology and innovation centre in Ireland, which will create 800 jobs directly, as well as 400 immediate construction jobs.
Part-funded by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through Enterprise Ireland, the new flagship centre will provide strategic customers with access to the group’s technologies, scientific research; innovation and applications expertise across food, beverage and pharmaceutical markets.
Located on a 28 acre site in the Millennium Business Park, Naas Kerry Group’s new campus will accommodate 800 people in 2015 and a further 100 positions when fully commissioned by mid-2016.
The new Kerry Global Technology & Innovation Centre will also include Kerry Ingredients & Flavours global and EMEA regional management, 1 Kerry Global Business Services and support functions. 
The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine had a central involvement in supporting this investment.
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD said this was "perhaps the most significant investment ever in the Irish agri-food industry".
“Kerry Group is Ireland’s largest agri-food and food innovation company. They employ 24,000 people around the world.