Kerry Group invests $125m in world-class food manufacturing facility

Kerry Group has confirmed it’s to invest $125 million in the United States to create a new world-class food manufacturing facility.

The Tralee-headquartered taste and nutrition company made the announcement at an event in Washington DC today, which was attended by over 400 business leaders from the US and Ireland.

This is Kerry Group’s largest ever capital expenditure investment and when complete, the facility in Rome, Georgia will be one of the most modern and efficient facilities of its kind in the world.

It’ll produce integrated taste and nutrition solutions to help customers meet growing consumer demand in the poultry, seafood and alternative protein markets.

It’ll employ more than 400 people during the construction phase and over 100 full-time positions once the facility is fully operational.