Minister Costello Opens Carbery Group's new manufacturing and technology centre in Brazil
The Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello TD, today (9th October 2012) officially opened a new manufacturing and technology centre for Carbery Group’s taste and flavour division Synergy Flavours in Brazil, during Enterprise Ireland’s Trade Mission of 42 Irish companies to the country.
Pictured opening of the new Synergy (Carbery Group's) Laboratory and production facility are (l-r) Minister Joe Costello TD, Dan McSweeney, CEO of Carbery Group and Kevin Sherry, Head of International Sales and Partnering, Enterprise Ireland.
The new facility includes flavour creation and applications laboratories and flavour manufacturing capability to support the expansion of Synergy Aromas, the company’s Brazil-based business. This will further growCarbery Group’s international ingredients business and will strengthen Synergy’s supply chain in Brazil and Latin America.
Commenting on the expansion, Dan MacSweeney, CEO of Carbery Group, said, ‘Our new facility in Brazil is part of the continued international expansion of our ingredients business and a further commitment to the Brazilian market. Synergy, our taste and flavour business, has been operating in Brazil since 2007 and is building a reputation for supplying high quality flavour ingredients to many of the major food and beverage companies operating in this rapidly growing market, so there was a requirement to expand our manufacturing and customer technical support.”
Commenting on this positive development, which will further benefit trading links between Ireland and Brazil, Joe Costello TD, Minister for Trade and Development said, “Trade and economic co-operation between Ireland and Brazil has grown dramatically in recent years and we are delighted that West Cork based Carbery Group is developing this relationship further as it expands it’s international business ”.
Carbery Group is a major international food ingredients, flavours and cheese manufacturer headquartered in West Cork, Ireland and has production, R&D, service and marketing capabilities in Europe, North America, Brazil and Thailand.
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Carbery Group is a major international food ingredients, flavours and cheese manufacturer headquartered in West Cork, Ireland and has production, R&D, service and marketing capabilities in Europe, North America, Brazil and Thailand. With a heritage stretching back over forty years, Carbery is still at the forefront of innovation.
Their product range has developed to include cheddar cheeses, including Dubliner, added-value dairy ingredients and flavours for many sectors of the food, beverage and nutrition industries.
Carbery’s customers are found throughout Europe, the USA, the Middle East, Africa and Asia, and they are committed to continued expansion in global markets.
About Synergy Flavors
Synergy creates innovative tastes in a full range of natural and artificial flavors for food and beverage manufacturers worldwide. In addition to the location in Brazil, Synergy has production, R&D and technical facilities in the USA, UK, Ireland and Thailand.