Aldi has announced a new partnership with Scotstown-based Connolly Meats to produce a new range of sliced bacon and bacon joint goods. The range is to be introduced to all 113 stores in Ireland, leading to the creation of five new jobs for Connolly Meats.
James Connolly of Connolly Meats said of the partnership: “Our passion and dedication to excellence is mirrored by Aldi in the standards they set for the products they sell. We are very excited to work with Aldi and hope to be supplying them with the very best in pork and bacon products for many years to come.”
Set up in the 1980s, Connolly Meats is a family run business based in Co. Monaghan that employs over 50 people. Aldi continue to develop business with local communities in Ireland, with businesses like Town of Monaghan Co-op, a milk supplier, and Annalitten Foods Ltd., which supplies eggs, contributing to Aldi’s supply.
Aldi have invested heavily in their Irish supply chain, with expenditure on Irish products increasing by 300% since the start of 2010. 50% of the company’s suppliers spending budget is with Irish manufacturers, and suppliers.
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