Ireland’s PM opens AllinAll Ingredients’ €5 million R&D facility
Previously based in Parkwest, Dublin, AllinAll Ingredient’s new facility at Rosemount includes a pilot plant which provides the infrastructure and scientific equipment which food scientists use to trial, develop and demonstrate new products.
INNOVATIONS: The Irish PM (centre-left) at the opening of the facility
An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, TD, officially opened AllinAll Ingredients’ new manufacturing and research and development facility in Dublin.
The company, which has been in the food industry for over 20 years, develops and manufactures ingredients, sauces and blends for the processed food market.
Speaking at the opening event, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, TD, said: “It is very encouraging to see cutting edge food research and innovation being developed in Dublin West.
“AllinAll Ingredients has been at the forefront of innovation in the food sector and the investment in this new state of the art facility should help the company to expand into more new markets in the years ahead.
“The new facility, located beside Dublin Airport, will also welcome international food scientists seeking to make improvements, innovations and develop products of the future.
“The Government is prioritising research and development through Innovation 2020, our strategy for R&D, science and innovation and we recently launched a new €500m disruptive technologies to drive innovation and build new markets for Irish businesses. I wish all of the staff at AllinAll Ingredients the very best with this exciting new venture.”
Julie Sinnamon, CEO, Enterprise Ireland said: “Research and development drives innovation which is a proven source of advantage and instrumental in helping companies compete internationally.
“Enterprise Ireland has worked closely with AllinAll Ingredients as the company has evolved over the years and we wish them every success with their ambitious plans for significant growth in export markets.”
Commenting on the investment, Daniel Hickey, Chief Executive Officer at AllinAll Ingredients, said: “AllinAll Ingredients has been at the cutting edge of the food ingredients industry for many years and we are proud to open our new manufacturing and R&D facility in Dublin, which will allow us grow and expand our business in Ireland and around the world.
“As people’s tastes and food needs change, we need to change with them. Our new R&D facility and Pilot Plant are an important part of the new operation as it allows us trial and demonstrate new ideas and solutions for customers.
“We will over the coming months not only be trialling and developing new products for our customers, but we will also welcome food scientists from at home and abroad who will be coming to jointly work with us and use our facilities.”