Sunday July 12, 2020

Acquisition will shore up Irish pet food firm post-Brexit

Lincolnshire company offers Irish Dog Foods room to grow

30th June, 2019
Liam Queally has successfully diversified Irish Dog Foods’ product range Pic: Maura Hickey

Irish Dog Foods is set for expansion having acquired Bennington Foods, the Lincolnshire-based manufacturer of semi-moist dog and cat food products for the British market.

The company’s managing director, Liam Queally, said the acquisition would “Brexit-proof” the Irish-owned pet food arm of the Arrow Group. A multimillion euro expansion under way at the Lincolnshire facility will take floorspace from 100,000 square feet to 140,000 square feet by the end of the year.

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