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Glanbia Logo"The people we've been able to attract here and the support we've got from the local community have been key factors in us expanding our business globally" John Moloney, formerly Group Managing Director, Glanbia PLC.


Glanbia plc is an international nutritional ingredients and cheese group, headquartered in Kilkenny and has over 4,900 employees in fifteen countries. The Group Nutritionals headquarters and the Group's main innovation centre are located in Kilkenny. 


Glanbia has operations in Ireland, Europe, USA and China with joint ventures in the UK, USA and Nigeria. The Group  reports under four operating segments: US Cheese & Global Nutritionals; Dairy Ireland (Dairy Ingredients, Consumer Products & Agribusiness); Joint Ventures & Associates; and Other. Glanbia also has three principal international joint ventures - Southwest Cheese in the USA, Glanbia Cheese in the UK and Nutricima in Nigeria - as well as a number of smaller Irish-based joint ventures and associates. Glanbia is listed on the Irish and London Stock Exchanges (Symbol: GLB). Kilkenny woman Siobhan Talbot took on the role of Group Managing Director in November 2013 and recently received the 2015 Award for Outstanding Achievement by the the Ireland-US Council (Nov 2015) “in recognition of her leadership of Glanbia’s contribution to enhancing the economic relationship between the United States and Ireland.”


GLANBIA established a €180 million new dairy facility in Belview South Kilkenny in May 2013. The plant is creating 1,600 jobs between direct employment and other jobs supported by 2018. Glanbia Ingredients Ireland Limited (GIIL)is Ireland’s leading dairy ingredients company – processing 1.6 billion litres of milk or 30% of Ireland’s milk pool into a range of dairy ingredients for export to more than 50 countries. All produce from the new facility will be destined for export markets.

Take a look at operations at this state of the art facilitiy in this video by the Farmers' Journal >>

CONTACT GLANBIA: Contact the Glanbia team in Kilkenny on +353 (0) 56 7772200