ABP shortlisted for Bord Bia food and drink industry awards
ARDEE company ABP Food Group has been shortlisted for three awards at the upcoming Bord Bia Food and Drink Industry Awards.
More than 350 Irish food and drink industry leaders will gather for the event, hosted by Broadcaster Miriam O’Callaghan, on Wednesday 29th November in the RDS Concert Hall.
Bord Bia has announced the details of 24 companies who have been shortlisted for these awards which recognise excellence and celebrate success in Ireland’s largest indigenous industry.
ABP Food Group, headquartered in Ardee, is shortlisted for three awards across the export, sustainability and innovation categories. The company is Ireland’s largest exporter of grass fed beef and supplies high quality beef to more than 100 Michelin starred restaurants. On the sustainability side, ABP Food Group is a founding member of the agri-food industry’s sustainability programme, Origin Green, and has pledged by 2020 to reduce carbon footprint by 30%; to achieve zero waste to landfill; to reduce water consumption by 50%, energy consumption by 30% and electricity usage by 40%. The company has also been shortlisted for an innovation award for its 28 Day Tipperary Dry Age Beef product that was created following research with over 4,000 Irish consumers.
Pictured is Eoin Ryan, Sales & Marketing Manager and John Durkan, Environmental & Sustainability Manager of ABP Food Group