Kerry Group plc engages in the development, manufacture, and delivery of ingredients, flavors, and integrated solutions for the food and beverage industry. The company offers culinary, dairy, lipid, meat, cereal, sweet and beverage systems and flavors to food manufacturers and foodservice companies. Through organic growth and acquisitions in both branded and private label sectors, Kerry Foods produces chilled consumer food products in the U.K. and Ireland. The company's brands are household names, including category brands, such as Walls, Mattessons, Richmond, Cheestrings, Denny, Dawn, Ballyfree, Low-Low and Charleville. Segments The company operates in two segments, Ingredients and Flavors, and Consumer Foods. The Ingredients and Flavors segment The company's range of products include seasonings, coating systems, sweet ingredients, fruit preparations, cheese and dairy ingredients, functional dairy and confectionary ingredients for the food processing and food service industries. It operates in the poultry, fish, meat, vegetable and convenience sectors through its range of batters and breaders, predusts and intermediaries, flavoured coatings, traditional breadcrumb, breadcrumb and JCT Japanese breadcrumb systems. In the area of savoury flavourings and ingredients, the company delivers flavour, aroma, succulence and functionality across the added value food applications, including bouillons and sauces for frozen or chilled ready meal application; marinades and glazes for meat, fish and poultry; dehydrated meat and vegetables for soups, sauces, breakfast items, infant foods and confectionery; textured proteins for meat-free recipes; and functional proteins to improve succulence, binding and yield. The company supplies snack flavourings to the snack sector in Europe. Through its specialist fruit preparation centres in France, Italy, Poland and the U.K., and its fruit processing systems from fruit sourcing, processing and applications, Kerry operates in the specialist fruit preparations and confectionery markets in Europe. Its ‘Kerry PSF’, ‘Kerry Aptunion’ and ‘Kerry Ravifruit’ business units are focused on the development of applications in fresh/frozen dairy product markets, bakery and confectionery markets and the artisanal - foodservice sectors, respectively. The company engages in the development and manufacture of sweet flavourings for the premium ice cream, confectionery, ready-to-eat cereal, bakery, dairy and nutraceutical product sectors across Europe. The company supplies flavoured textured particulates, high protein inclusions, coated pieces, hard candy, agglomerates, and speciality chocolate and compound coatings technologies. Consumer Foods The Consumer Foods segment manufactures and sells chilled foods in Ireland and the U.K. It offers bacon rashers, chilled juice / smoothies, cooked meats, dairy spreads, cheese and cheese snacks, frozen vegetable snacks, milk and dairy products, mineral water, ready meals, ready to cook, sandwiches, sausage, and savoury pastry products. Markets The company sells its products in European markets, American markets, and Asia-Pacific markets. History Kerry Group plc was founded in 1972.
kerry group plc-a
(KYG:Irish Stock Exchange)
Phone: 353 6 671 82000
Fax: 353 6 671 82961www.kerrygroup.com
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