Incorporating 30 plants throughout the UK and Ireland, ABP Food Group specialises in the processing of meat and meat products, with a turnover in excess of €1bn.
It operates around the world – in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, South America and Australasia – processing in excess of 200,000 tonnes of beef, pork and lamb annually.
As pioneers in animal welfare, farm assurance and traceability, ABP Food Group are committed to supplying Europe's leading retailers and manufacturers with quality beef and associated meat products.
ABP Food Group is also committed to reducing its carbon footprint and is proud to have Agri Energy within their group of companies, which also includes:
ABP Beef – As the leading beef producer in the UK and Ireland they are the largest beef exporter to Continental Europe.
ABP Convenience Foods - Using patented processes they are pioneers in the production of microwaveable snacks and frozen products including retail burgers, sausages and a meat free range of food products.
ABP Proteins - ABP Proteins is the rendering and by-products division of ABP Food Group. They are focused entirely on providing sustainable, bio-secure and environmentally responsible services to the food industry.
ABP Pet Foods - Producing high quality pet food products since the late 1960s has earned ABP Pet Foods its place as one of Europe’s leading manufacturers in the field. They manufacture a complete range of products in pouch, alutray, canned & dry formats.
ABP Food Group – Sustainability Goals 2015
1. Zero waste to landfill
2. 100% by-product recovery
3. 10% reduction in water usage
4. 20% reduction in energy usage
5. 25% reduction in Co2 output at plant level
6. ISO 14001 certification at all ABP Food Group sites
Progress so far
ABP Renewables Division produces bio-fuel which abates more carbon than our combined processing operations produce.
ABP Beef, Lamb, Convenience Foods, Pet foods and Proteins
• Turnover €2bn
• 7500 employees
• 30 processing plants
• 1 Factory
• Operating the “Virtuous Cycle” - 200’000’000kgs Co2
ABP Food Group – Carbon Footprint at plant level 2012 - 0kg Co2