Wednesday May 27, 2020

Musgrave Group aims to ‘go after every eating occasion’

Musgrave’s has built Frank and Honest Coffee into the country’s top selling brand, but chief executive Chris Martin is hungry for more

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor

27th May, 2018
Chris Martin, chief executive of Musgrave Group: ‘Things are changing in our business at a rapid rate and will continue to do so’ Pic: Clare Keogh

Chips and coffee may not be an obvious combination. But along with gluten-free bread, Irish gin, healthy salads and organic vegetables, they’ve helped the Musgrave Group grow its profits for the third year in a row.

Last week, the group – whose brands include SuperValu, Centra, Daybreak and Mace – reported pre-tax profits of €80 million for 2016, a 9 per cent increase on 2015.

That money has been generated from areas you’d expect, like the...

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