Dawn Meats

Dawn Meats and Dunbia sign agreement to minimise carcase waste

Dawn Meats and Dunbia sign agreement to minimise carcase waste

Agri-food tech company Elemental has signed its first licensing agreement with food processors Dawn Meats and Dunbia for its protein...

February 3, 2022

Dawn Meats says it won’t publicise Covid-19 staff test results

Dawn Meats says it won’t publicise Covid-19 staff test results

Dawn Meats has said that it will not publicise the results of testing carried out among staff at its meat...

September 17, 2020

Dawn Meats to take full control of Dunbia

Dawn Meats to take full control of Dunbia

Dawn Meats will take full control of the Dunbia business that was jointly established in 2017 after a merger of...

July 29, 2020

Rendering plant ‘gutted’ following fire in Mayo

Rendering plant ‘gutted’ following fire in Mayo

A rendering plant owned by Dawn Meats, Western Proteins, was “completely gutted” following an extensive fire that broke out on...

June 19, 2020

Dawn Meats temporarily closes plant ‘out of abundance of caution’

Dawn Meats temporarily closes plant ‘out of abundance of caution’

Dawn Meats has temporarily closed one of its meat plants following the discovery of four confirmed cases of Covid-19. The...

May 1, 2020

Belfast to host Great Agri-Food Debate for first time

Belfast to host Great Agri-Food Debate for first time

Students studying in both the agriculture and food fields at six different third-level colleges from across the island of Ireland will...

February 17, 2020

Dawn Meats reduces days on final farm required for ‘in-spec’ bonus

Dawn Meats reduces days on final farm required for ‘in-spec’ bonus

Dawn Meats has announced a reduction in the minimum number of days cattle must remain on the final Bord Bia...

February 10, 2020

Dawn Meats announces new appointment to sustainability role

Dawn Meats announces new appointment to sustainability role

Dawn Meats has announced the appointment of Gill Higgins as the group’s head of corporate social responsibility and sustainability. In...

November 19, 2019

Dawn Meats awarded ‘Business Working Responsibly’ mark across all Irish plants

Dawn Meats awarded ‘Business Working Responsibly’ mark across all Irish plants

Dawn Meats has become the first food processor to achieve the ‘Business Working Responsibly’ (BWR) mark across all its Irish...

November 13, 2019

Dawn Meats rejects ‘wholly inaccurate’ IFOI injunction claims

Dawn Meats rejects ‘wholly inaccurate’ IFOI injunction claims

Dawn Meats has issued a response to claims made by the Independent Farmers of Ireland (IFOI) that injunctions remain in...

October 15, 2019

2 meat processors set out their own stalls at Anuga 2019

2 meat processors set out their own stalls at Anuga 2019

Two of the largest meat processors in the country have set up their own stalls at the world’s largest food...

October 7, 2019

Beef Plan outlines concern on Dawn imposter claims

Beef Plan outlines concern on Dawn imposter claims

The Beef Plan Movement has reacted with concern to reports earlier this week about people “misrepresenting who they are from”....

September 20, 2019

‘Corporate greed’: Departing protesters issue statement

‘Corporate greed’: Departing protesters issue statement

Protesters at the ABP plant in Nenagh, Co. Tipperary, have issued a statement as they prepared to stand down their...

September 20, 2019

Dawn Meats blames ‘criminal action of non-beef farmers’ for plant blockade

Dawn Meats blames ‘criminal action of non-beef farmers’ for plant blockade

Dawn Meats has claimed that upwards of €2.25 million worth of finished beef is being illegally refused exit from its...

September 20, 2019

Dawn Meats rejects as ‘fake news’ claims of enhanced pricing deals

Dawn Meats rejects as ‘fake news’ claims of enhanced pricing deals

Dawn Meats has moved to reject claims circulating on social media that it has engaged with protesters on enhanced pricing...

September 19, 2019

‘Meat plants should step back as well’ – McCormack

‘Meat plants should step back as well’ – McCormack

Meat plants are being asked to “step back” from taking legal action against farm groups by the president of the...

September 18, 2019

Beef Plan responds to Dawn Meats’ legal letter

Beef Plan responds to Dawn Meats’ legal letter

The Beef Plan Movement has responded to a legal document issued on behalf of Dawn Meats, singling out one of...

September 18, 2019

Dawn Meats pursues Beef Plan director in legal action

Dawn Meats pursues Beef Plan director in legal action

Additional reporting by Claire Mc Cormack Meat processor Dawn Meats is pursuing a director of the Beef Plan Movement’s company...

September 18, 2019