It was announced yesterday that Newbaze Ireland Nutrition Food trading as Ireliffey opened its new professional dairy formula plant in Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan, marking the completion of a two-year building programme with a capital investment of €20 million.
The state-of-the-art new facility specialises in the production and packaging of high quality nutritional dairy powder products. The opening will result in the creation of 60 new jobs over the next three years, and is supported by the Department of Business, Enterprise, and Innovation, through Enterprise Ireland.
Speaking at the official opening Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys said, "The Newbaze Group’s decision to invest and open this facility further places Ireland internationally as a location that offers quality raw dairy materials combined with a highly educated and skilled workforce. It is a major signal of confidence in the border region and the future and quality of the Irish dairy industry."
General Manager at Newbaze Ireland, Mr Ding Wei added, "Newbaze Ireland’s future growth plan is to provide high-quality milk powder products to consumers in the Chinese market and emerging markets such as Africa, southeast Asia and the Middle East by 2020. Newbaze Ireland will provide OEM full-service solutions, to meet global market demand for a variety of milk powder product requirements."