Glanbia Cheese C the joint venture enterprise of Glanbia and Leprino Foods C provides announced plans to build a different 130 million mozzarella production facility in Portlaoise, Ireland.
Glanbia says that the new area will have a production capacity associated with 45,000 tonnes with mozzarella annually, which will allow the organization to provide bespoke cheese alternatives for its European customers.
Construction in the facility will begin later at the moment if the company receives preparing application for the factory, as well as Glanbia estimates that new area would begin production with 2020.
The project is supported by the federal government of Ireland through the Business Ireland scheme, and close to 78 jobs will be established at the facility.
Siobhn Talbot, group md of Glanbia said: “We are pleased to help announce plans to build the following new facility for Glanbia Dairy products. Our partnership with Leprino Foodstuff has been very successful for both companions to date and we are very positive about the potential of this new venture.
“We now have worked closely with Company Ireland on this project and are generally very appreciative of their assistance and commitment. We now look ahead to moving the project on to the next phase.”
Mike Durkin, president connected with Leprino Foods added: “This new place in Portlaoise is an exciting project that will not only expand our own thriving partnership with Glanbia, but will take advantage of our combined knowledge, knowledge and strengths to make a state-of-the-art facility to meet individual demand for mozzarella cheese.
“It also displays a desire to increase our existence and benefit from having a service that is in close proximity to the thriving European markets.”
Julie Sinnamon, CEO Venture Ireland said: “Today’s announcement has become the largest new name Meal FDI projects secured for Ireland by Enterprise Ireland recently.
“Enterprise Ireland is responsible for luring Foreign Direct Investment in the global food industry in Ireland and we are delighted to help support this significant investment challenge which was won for Eire and Laois against strong rivalry from many other locations.”