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Our
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About us

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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.

Sustainability

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Our aspirations, our goals, our contribution

Committed to a sustainable future

Kerry's success as a multinational company does not come at the expense of people or places. We care about our communities and the environment. Our objective is to ensure we do not compromise the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. We are a responsible company committed to sustainable development. We put this into practice through a comprehensive sustainability programme that incorporates initiatives such as training vanilla farmers in Madagascar, preventing under-nutrition in Zambia and committing to fair labour standards and the ethical sourcing of raw materials. We ensure that we meet the highest possible environmental standards throughout our manufacturing operations.Sustainability is not an afterthought for Kerry. As we move into our Towards 2020 strategy, it is fundamental to our growth and success. Our approach to sustainable development is based around four key pillars:
  • Environment
  • Marketplace
  • Workplace
  • Community
For further details on Kerry's Sustainability strategy click here: Towards 2020 
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