Kerry Group made ten acquisitions in 2015.
The global taste and nutrition and consumer foods company, which has its headquarters in Tralee, has revealed its financial results for the year to the end of December.
The company reports a record year of business development in 2015 despite a challenging year with consumer demand remaining weak.
A profit of 603 million is reported for the year with revenues of 6.1 billion.
A final dividend per share of 35 cent has been recommended.
Kerry disposed of three businesses over the period.