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Kepak Athleague pilot project aims for 90% emissions cut

Kepak Athleague pilot project aims for 90% emissions cut

A ‘green partnership’ has been announced between Kepak Group and ActionZero in a bid to bring about significant cuts to...

October 14, 2021

Blas na hÉireann awards sees wins for meat processor

Blas na hÉireann awards sees wins for meat processor

Meat processor Kepak has come away from this year’s Blas na hÉireann Irish Food Awards with a ‘Gold Award’ for...

October 5, 2021

Flipping to fame: Ireland’s best burger 2021 revealed

Flipping to fame: Ireland’s best burger 2021 revealed

The winner of “Ireland’s Best Burger” for 2021 has been revealed – as independent burger shop Flipside takes the top...

August 11, 2021

Kepak appoints new group chief marketing officer

Kepak appoints new group chief marketing officer

Meat processor Kepak Group has announced the appointment of a new group chief marketing officer this evening (Tuesday, July 27)....

July 27, 2021

Battle for ‘Ireland’s best burger’ begins…by backing foodservice

Battle for ‘Ireland’s best burger’ begins…by backing foodservice

The hunt for Ireland’s best burger has begun thanks to National Burger Day – which is just around the corner,...

July 21, 2021

Kepak and Supervalu develop ‘Lamb Producer Guidelines’

Kepak and Supervalu develop ‘Lamb Producer Guidelines’

A retailer and a processor have teamed up to develop “Lamb Producer Guidelines” to ensure the highest animal welfare and...

June 28, 2021

Beef focus: Operating a 50-head finishing enterprise and dairy farm in Co. Kilkenny

Beef focus: Operating a 50-head finishing enterprise and dairy farm in Co. Kilkenny

Farming in Kilmanagh in Co. Kilkenny, Patrick Marnell is running a 60-cow dairy herd, alongside a beef finishing enterprise. Once...

November 21, 2020

Kepak CEO designate departs before taking full role

Kepak CEO designate departs before taking full role

The group CEO designate of Kepak, Mark Boyle, has left the business before taking on the full CEO role. Boyle...

October 23, 2020

Kepak site to close amidst ‘challenging market conditions’

Kepak site to close amidst ‘challenging market conditions’

Kepak has issued a statement outlining plans to “temporarily suspend” operations at its Co. Clare beef processing site. The statement...

February 13, 2020

Kepak plant in Clare to close ‘for a time’

Kepak plant in Clare to close ‘for a time’

The Kepak plant in Co. Clare is set to close “for a time” over apparent concerns over the plant’s profitability...

February 13, 2020

‘It will take months to work through backlog’ – Kepak

‘It will take months to work through backlog’ – Kepak

Kepak has claimed that it will “take months” to work through the backlog of cattle for slaughtering, due to the...

September 19, 2019

Kepak €6.5 million investment in Clare ‘indefinitely postponed’

Kepak €6.5 million investment in Clare ‘indefinitely postponed’

Kepak Group has confirmed that it has “indefinitely postponed” a planned €6.5 million investment at its Clare site in Drumquin...

September 17, 2019

Kepak postpones €6.5 million investment in Clare

Kepak postpones €6.5 million investment in Clare

Kepak has announced that it has “indefinitely postponed” a planned €6.5 million investment at its Co. Clare site in Drumquin,...

September 17, 2019

Kepak ‘regrets’ plant closures and 1,125 layoffs

Kepak ‘regrets’ plant closures and 1,125 layoffs

Kepak has layed off some 1,125 staff from their meat plants around the country, citing the farmer protests as the...

September 11, 2019

Kepak Athleague workers seen leaving plant ‘with white envelopes’

Kepak Athleague workers seen leaving plant ‘with white envelopes’

Employees at the Kepak processing facility in Athleague, Co. Roscommon, have been seen leaving the plant “with white envelopes”, in...

September 10, 2019

New protest begins outside meat facility in Ballymahon

New protest begins outside meat facility in Ballymahon

A new protest has begun outside a meat processing facility in Ballymahon, Co. Longford. Kicking off outside the boning hall...

September 6, 2019

Chinese inspection to be facilitated in Athleague

Chinese inspection to be facilitated in Athleague

Additional reporting by Claire Mc Cormack An agreement has been reached between protesters and management at Kepak Athleague to accommodate...

September 4, 2019

Kepak secures permanent injunctions against protesters

Kepak secures permanent injunctions against protesters

Meat processor Kepak has secured High Court injunctions prohibiting named protesters from engaging in blockades outside a number of its...

September 3, 2019