Track Record

With enough output to feed eight times its population, Ireland has been chosen as a strategic base by major food and drink companies like Danone, Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Mondelez to sell to European or global markets.

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Ireland is a globally-competitive location for inward investment

Ireland isn’t just a great place to add value to food and drink - it also has strategic clusters of leading global companies in life sciences, ICT, engineering, cleantech, business and financial services and digital media.

Eight of the world’s top ten pharmaceutical firms manufacture here, as do 15 of the top 25 medical devices companies. ICT and technology firms have long regarded Ireland as a favourite location for selling products and services to European markets and further afield. They also frequently choose Ireland as a base for global business services and functions like R&D and head office.

Ireland offers:

  • a strategic English-speaking location with easy access to the EMEA region for exports of goods and services
  • excellent IT skills and infrastructure, including a state-of-the-art telecoms infrastructure
  • strong collaboration between industry and academia on commercial R&D and innovation, supported by government funding and promotion
  • a legal framework that supports the development, exploitation and protection of Intellectual Property rights

World Class Companies Supplying Global Markets from Ireland

A logo of Abbott Nutrition A logo of Aryzta, Passion for good food A logo of Beam Logo of Britvic - Soft Drinks
Logo of Coca Cola Logo of Brown-Forman Logo of Danone Nutricia, Early Life Nutrition Logo of DDW - The Color House
Logo of Diageo Logo of Ferrero Logo of Greencore Group Logo of Heineken
Logo of Heinz Logo of Hilton Food Group PLC A logo of Intersnack Logo for Kellogg's
A logo of Kerry Group A logo of Mondelez International A logo of Nestle Nutrition A logo of Pepsico
A logo of Pernod Ricard A logo of Rondo Food A logo of Sysco A logo of Two Sisters Food Group, Every Meal Occasion
A logo of Unilever A logo of William Grant and Sons A logo of Wyeth