ABP is one of Europe’s leading privately owned agribusiness companies. It is the largest beef processor in the UK and Ireland. The company also operates substantial renewables (Olleco), pet food (C&D) and protein divisions. ABP employs over 11,000 people and has 47 manufacturing plants in the Ireland, UK, Denmark, Poland, Austria, Holland, France and Spain. www.abpfoodgroup.com.
In Northern Ireland, the company specialises in the processing of beef and lamb and has production facilities located in Newry and Lurgan. It employs 750 people and works with over 5000 farm families and supplies its products to many of Britain’s leading retailers and food service providers.