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Minister Coveney Makes Official Visit to Limerick Nestlé Plant

Simon Coveney, TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, paid his first official visit to the Nestlé-owned Wyeth Nutrition infant formula plant in Askeaton, Co. Limerick. The plant has a capacity of almost 50,000 tonnes of infant nutrition product per year with in excess of 75% of output exported outside the EU to significant markets in Asia, the Middle East & Africa. 

Askeaton is the global R&D centre for the Wyeth Nutrition infant formula business.The plant has strong dairy heritage of almost 40 years with close links to dairy industry in Ireland and beyond.

Pictured L-R: Tom Mulqueen, VP Nutrition Operating Unit, Wyeth Nutrition; Deirdre O’ Donoghue, Country Manager; Nestlé Ireland; Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine, Simon Coveney and Jim Shorten, VP Operations and Site Leader, Wyeth Nutrition.

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