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Did you know that Kerry supplies over 15,000 food, ingredients and flavour products to some of the biggest names in the food industry globally? Or that we are the name behind hundreds of your favourite food products and brands such as Cheestrings, Walls and Dennys?

Kerry has enjoyed phenomenal success since its formation in 1972. As a company we strive for excellence in everything we do. In 2012, Kerry was voted Business and Finance Company of the Year for the second consecutive year. Winning the Business & Finance 'Company of the Year Award' followed Kerry's equally significant selection as 'Best Company of 2012' by the Sunday Independent survey of Fund Managers, Analysts and Wealth Managers. The Poll of top Wealth Managers and Analysts also voted our CEO Stan McCarthy 'Most Impressive CEO'.

Kerry consists of: 

  • Ingredients & Flavours
  • Consumer Foods

Not only are we a leading producer of chilled consumer food products but we are also one of the most technologically advanced manufacturers of ingredients and flavours in the world.

We have operations in more than 25 countries, over 24,000 employees around the globe, more than 100 manufacturing sites and revenues in excess of 5.8 Billion Euros.



Kerry’s Sustainability Programme represents a journey of continuous improvement - an ongoing process and strategy to secure sustainable growth. 

Sustainability is at the heart of our business strategy and enshrined in our corporate mission statement.

In 2012, we launched our 1 Kerry Sustainability Programme 2012-2015, which provides a Kerry framework through which to ensure the long term development of the organisation by building competitiveness, while at the same time enhancing the quality of life and protecting our natural resources. The Programme sets out challenging short and long term targets built around four key pillars.

Making a difference
- The RAIN Project

In December 2011, Concern Worldwide and Kerry announced a pioneering initiative aimed at improving undernutrition and mortality rates in children under two years of age in the developing world. Kerry is contributing €1.25m of the overall €3.7m budget to the five year pilot project called RAIN (Realigning Agriculture to Improve Nutrition) in the Mumbwa District, Central Zambia.

The overall objective of the RAIN project is to develop a sustainable model that combines agricultural and nutrition/ health interventions to effectively prevent child and maternal under nutrition/health interventions to effectively prevent child and maternal under nutrition among rural poor communities.

In 2012, the first full year of the programme, RAIN is already changing lives of over 20,500 people - with nearly 3,500 families thriving - ensuring that crops grown and small livestock raised, together with vital nutrition and health education, address the specific nutritional needs of mothers and children during the critical 1,000 days window of opportunity.