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Description: Dawn Farms is the leading dedicated cooked, fermented and dried-meat ingredient supplier in Europe , it offers a one stop shop in B2B customised cooked and fermented meat proteins for the pizza, sandwich and ready meals sectors. Dawn Farms’ products are produced at its two facilities on its food campus in Naas Co. Kildare and at its cooked bacon facility in Northampton and in total over 1,000 people are employed. Over 90% of output is exported to more than 40 countries worldwide and the company is the preferred supplier to the world’s top QSR (Quick Service Restaurants) and food manufacturers.

Food innovation is an essential element of the business. Every facility operates a best-in-class Meat Science and Innovation Centre. Two key consumer trends identified through our in-house NECTAR stage-gate innovation process are the ‘quest for health and wellness’ and ‘sustainable lives’. These trends are incorporated in all new product development, resulting in all products being 100 per cent free from artificial colours, hydrogenated fats, palm oil, nuts and MSG. All products are produced under the company’s enhanced Food Plus + science based food safety programme , the company is a founding member of Bord Bia’s Origin Green sustainability programme and is the current Irish Food and Drink Exporter of the Year.

Website: www.dawnfarms.ie

CEO: Larry Murrin

Location: The Maudlins, Naas, Co Kildare.

Current vacancies: www.dawnfarms.ie/careers