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KEPAK MERTHYR HOSTS MINISTERIAL VISIT AND OUTLINES MAJOR CONTRIBUTION TO LOCAL ECONOMY
A major, multi-million contribution to the local economy by Kepak Merthyr and plans for future investment and…
KEPAK BODMIN CELEBRATES 5 YEARS OF CONTINUED INVESTMENT WITH LOCAL FARMER EVENT
KEPAK BODMIN CELEBRATES 5 YEARS OF CONTINUED LOCAL INVESTMENT • Kepak has invested £3.2m at St Merryn,…
Award-winning Twenty20 Beef Club enhances pricing structure
Award-winning Twenty20 Beef Club enhances pricing structure Calf to beef programme between Kepak and Tirlán ensures enhanced…
CERTIFIED IRISH ANGUS SCHOOL COMPETITION
Congratulations to all the schools which took part in this year’s Certified Irish Angus School Competition in…
Kepak Group and Nexer in strategic partnership to support innovation
Nexer have entered a two-year strategic partnership with leading Irish food company, Kepak Group to support in modernising its…
KEPAK AWARDED GOLD AT GROCERYAID AWARDS
Kepak has been recognised with a GroceryAid Gold Award. The award was received as recognition for the…
KEPAK GROUP ANNOUNCES SIGNIFICANT THREE YEAR- SPONSORSHIP RENEWAL OF ALL-IRELAND WINNING MEATH LADIES GAELIC FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION
Kepak Group, a leading Irish food company, has today announced a significant three-year renewal of its hugely…
KEPAK APPOINTS MARGARET BERRY AS NEW HEAD OF SUSTAINABILITY
Kepak Group, the leading Irish Food company, is pleased to announce the appointment of experienced food business…
KEPAK OFFERS PASSPORT FOR FUTURE CAREER
Leading British food manufacturer Kepak has become the first food business in the UK to offer free…
KEPAK GROUP APPOINTS DISTINGUISHED FOOD BUSINESS LEADER FLOR HEALY TO ITS BOARD
The Board of Kepak Group, the leading Irish Food company, is pleased to announce the appointment of…
APPRENTICESHIPS PROVIDING KEPAK WITH APPETITE FOR MORE
Creating its own internal trainers to develop the next generation of employees has been central to the…
KEPAK PARTNERS WITH MUSGRAVE MARKETPLACE TO LAUNCH BUTCHER PRIME CERTIFIED IRISH ANGUS BEEF RANGE
Kepak, the leading Irish food company, is delighted to announce the launch of its new Butcher Prime…
KEPAK ACHIEVES ORIGIN GREEN ‘GOLD’ FOR COMMITMENT TO COMMUNITIES AND SUSTAINABILITY
Food Group retains Gold Membership status at Origin Green Awards Kepak recognised for dedication to community projects…
BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS – KEPAK ATHLEAGUE HOSTS TEMPLE GRANDIN AT MAJOR COMMUNITY EVENT TO COMMERATE EUROPE’S FIRST FEMALE VET
A bumper crowd packed out Kepak Athleague for a special agricultural community event last week to commemorate…
Kepak Site Director Elected as VP of the Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers
Alan Brown, site director at the McIntosh Donald factory based at Portlethen, Aberdeen, has been elected as…
KEPAK TO GROW MERTHYR WORKFORCE WITH £5.5MILLION INVESTMENT
Kepak is creating over 100 new jobs at its Merthyr site to help meet rising demand for…
Kepak Group appoints Human Resources Consultant Orla Coughlan to its Board
The Board of Kepak Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Human Capital Consultant and Leadership…
WELSH FARMERS UNITE TO RAISE FUNDS FOR THE BRECON SHOW
Over 250 people from the local farming community came together on Sunday to raise funds for the…
KEPAK COMMITS TO PLANTING 1,000 TREES AT MERTHYR SITE
Kepak is marking this year’s Earth Day by planting 1,000 trees across three-acres at its Merthyr site…
Kepak Celebrate International Women’s Day
We believe that a more diverse and inclusive workforce results in better decisions, more innovation, and an increased talent pool. Kepak values have always rewarded hard work and passion regardless of gender, age, race, or beliefs. Today we have a large multicultural workforce and take a proactive approach towards ensuring an inclusive work environment. With that in mind, we are active participants and members of the Grocery Aid D&I programme, Bord Bia AgDiF & Meat Business Women.
Kepak invests €250,000 in culinary science-driven food innovation partnership with TU Dublin
Kepak has invested €250,000 in a culinary science-driven innovation partnership with Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) to…
Kepak’s Twenty20 Club reigns supreme at sixth-annual World Steak Challenge
Kepak Group achieved a stellar 13 awards, including six golds at the sixth-annual World Steak Challenge. Leading…
Kepak secures significant investment to develop and diversify at four key sites
Kepak is pleased to have secured a significant investment under the Government’s Capital Investment Scheme for the…
Kepak Sign UK Soy Manifesto
Kepak along with leading brands including Tesco, Nestlé, Sainsbury’s, KFC UK & Ireland and McDonald’s have signed…
RUSTLERS BREAKS INTO MEAT MIMICKING
Rustlers, the £111.6m chilled ready meals brand from Kepak, has announced plans to launch a meat mimicking…
Kepak announces €15 million Green Partnership with ActionZero
Kepak has announced a €15 million Green Partnership with ActionZero. This partnership will form a key…
Kepak takes home top prizes at renowned annual Blas na hÉireann Irish Food Awards
Kepak achieves Gold Award for exclusive Inspired by Centra Irish Angus Sirloin Steaks with Pink Peppercorn sauce…
Kepak Group only Irish meat company to achieve ‘Exemplary Performance’ for biodiversity at Origin Green Awards
Kepak Group, has become the only Irish meat company to achieve ‘Exemplary Performance’ for biodiversity at Bord…
Sligo’s Flipside Named Ireland’s Best Burger for 2021
Sligo’s Flipside Named Ireland’s Best Burger for 2021 Annual awards take place ahead of National Burger Day…
Kepak Group CMO Appointment
Kepak Group has appointed Adrian Lawlor to the role of Group Chief Marketing Officer. In addition to…
Battle for Ireland’s Best Burger Begins in Support of Foodservice Sector
Fourth annual National Burger Day to take place on August 12th Simon Communities in Ireland will receive…
Local Collaboration: Macroom Burger Launch
Kepak, the leading Irish food company, has launched an innovative burger partnership with Ireland’s only artisan buffalo…
Twenty20 Beef Club Takes European Award
A dairy calf to beef production system that improves economic, social and environmental sustainability has emerged victorious in a European Awards programme for Cooperative Innovation.
The Twenty20 Beef Club, a partnership between Glanbia Ireland and Kepak Group, has won a coveted European Award for Cooperative Innovation in the international competition organised by Cogeca. It was shortlisted under the ’Economic Value Creation’ category.
KEPAK GROUP PARTNERS WITH SUPERVALU TO LAUNCH FIRST EVER LAMB PRODUCER GUIDELINES
Kepak Group, the leading Irish food company, has become the first Irish meat producer to introduce Lamb Producer Guidelines to support farmers in producing best-in-class Irish lamb in accordance with the highest animal welfare and environmental standards.
Kepak developed the guidelines in association with Ireland’s largest retailer, SuperValu. Both Kepak and SuperValu are committed to sourcing the highest quality produce from Irish farms that adhere to strict animal welfare guidelines and that are dedicated to enhancing sustainability practices on their farms. These factors contribute to high animal and food safety, as well as sustaining and enhancing the quality of Irish lamb for consumers, while protecting the natural environment and biodiversity for years to come.
Kepak Appoints Prof. Damien McLoughlin to Its Board
The Board of Kepak Group, the leading Irish Food company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. Damien McLoughlin as a non-executive director.
Prof. McLoughlin is Anthony C. Cunningham Professor of Marketing and Marketing Subject Area Head at UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, specialising in agribusiness strategy and marketing.
Kepak Group Announces Major Sponsorship of Dunboyne GAA development
St Peter’s GAA Club Academy Facility To Be Named ‘Kepak Park’ As Part of 10-year partnership.
Kepak Group is proud to announce a significant new partnership with St Peter’s GAA Club, Dunboyne, that includes naming rights to the new St Peter’s Academy facility – Kepak Park.
The partnership agreement, which involves significant investment by Kepak over the next 10 years in support of the Club’s major €2.5m development plans, also includes primary sponsorship of their annual club summer camps. This partnership follows the announcement by Kepak last year that it had agreed on a three-year sponsorship deal with Meath Ladies Gaelic Football Association (LGFA) until the end of the 2022 season.
A Look Inside Kepak’s 2021 Sustainability Report
We at Kepak believe that sustainability should not be a side-line effort. It should be part of everything we do, a way of doing our job every day. We have a heritage that is rooted in sustainable development, via a lean manufacturing approach and company values that were established by our founder Noel Keating. Today we are driven by our company purpose of ‘Meat at our heart, innovation our driver, nutrition our future’ and our sustainability strategy Kepak CORE, which is our blueprint for sustainable growth.
Lamb Kofta with Hummus, Whipped Feta & Tzatziki
We may not be able to travel abroad this year however that doesn’t mean we can’t be there in spirit! Let your taste buds do the exploring with this popular Middle Eastern recipe packed full of exotic flavors.
Kepak Shortlisted for Prestigious International Marketing Award
Kepak is delighted to have been shortlisted for the prestigious International Marketing Award at the nation’s premier marketing event, the All-Ireland Marketing Awards (AIMs).
Through this nomination, the Kepak team behind the Rustlers brand has been recognised for the innovative, perception-altering ‘Better Than You Think’ campaign.
Rustlers, which is owned by Kepak, is one of the largest Irish-owned food brands with a presence across Ireland, Germany, Belgium and Holland complimenting a significant UK presence where it has a retail sales value of more than £115.4m.
Traditional Easter Leg of Lamb
Celebrate Easter and the coming of spring with a traditional roast leg of lamb paired with potatoes, carrots, peppers and red onions. Selected for it’s delicate flavour, it is the perfect Easter treat and suitable for the whole family to enjoy.
Classic Reuban Grilled Sandwich
Just because the St Patrick’s Day parades are cancelled, doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate at home. Why not spice up your St Patrick’s Day by recreating this traditional Rueben sandwich? The Rueben sandwich is a classic American deli favourite, both incredibly satisfying and filling.
KEPAK BOOSTS CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN THROUGH NEW PARTNERSHIP
Women working at Kepak will gain access to an industry-leading suite of career development tools and mentoring opportunities as part of a new strategic partnership with Meat Business Women, the female-led group that champions women in the global meat industry.
As a sponsor and strategic partner, Kepak secures priority access to Meat Business Women’s programme of events, networking opportunities, and mentorship schemes. It will also provide expertise and input into the group’s strategic direction and support its wider ambition of raising the profile of women in the meat industry.
Kepak Group Covid 19 Update
Kepak Group is designated as an essential service provider, ensuring that there is an adequate and quality supply of food available to customers and consumers throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. Our factories, therefore, have remained safely operational, since restrictions began in March.
At Kepak, the health and safety of our staff, customers and suppliers is our top priority. As such, since early March, we have implemented a wide and comprehensive range of Covid-19 control measures, including physical distancing and additional hygiene protocols, at all of our 13 locations across Ireland and the UK.
The Group has also established a Covid-19 Response Team at each of its sites, tasked with implementing the wide-ranging protocols and control measures to protect our employees who are officially designated as essential workers.
People Spotlight: Elaine Bourke, Innovation
As part of our #IWD2021 series, we’d like to introduce you to our Innovation Director, Elaine Bourke. Elaine works tirelessly to make sure @KepakGroup remains one step ahead of the game.
People Spotlight: Victoria Antoniades, Health & Nutrition
Ahead of #IWD2021, we spoke to Victoria Antoniades, Head of Marketing for Kepak Meat Division about her role within Kepak Group and her passion for Health & Nutrition. You can find out more about Victoria and her career with Kepak here.
People Spotlight: Kate O’Driscoll, Sustainability
Meet Kate, she leads the sustainability strategy for Kepak Group, where she helps to protect our environment. Kate spoke to us as part of our #IWD2021 series. Find out more about Kate and her role as Group Head of Sustainability.
Passion for Food Series: Braised Beef
Our braised beef recipe is packed with classical flavours from ingredients that have been sourced locally, promoting regenerative farming. Not only does this recipe provide a delicious family meal, it also helps increase your vegetable intake making it a wholesome nutritious dinner option. Check it out right here.
Passion for Food Series: Slow Roast Feather Blade of Beef
Feather blade is a long cut of beef from the shoulder of the animal. Cooked for several hours in beef stock, the meat becomes beautifully soft and tender. Feather blade beef offers several nutritional benefits as it is high in protein and contains eight essential vitamins and minerals. Check out our recipe for feather blade beef right here!
Passion for Food Series: BEEF WELLINGTON
Whether you want to show off the cooking skills you gained over the last number of months or are looking for an alternative Christmas centrepiece, our Beef Wellington recipe is the one for you! Beef Wellington consists of fillet steak coated in duxelle and wrapped in Parma ham and puff pastry. Our recipe celebrates the tenderness of fillet beef and is one of those ultimate blowout dishes that hits the right spot several times in one meal.
Passion for Food Series: HOMEMADE SPICY SAUSAGE ROLLS
This year presented us with enough challenges. Why not simplify your festive feast by selecting dishes that can be prepared well in advance? Our sausage rolls give you a head start as they are suitable for batch cooking and freezing. Sausage rolls are a firm family favorite and an easy Christmas appetizer.