Industry & Business

Lisburn Manufacturer Pure Roast Coffee Invests in Future Growth

 Breaking News
  • National Survey Highlights Challenges Facing Irish Projects The Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute (PMI), the largest professional organisation for project managers in Ireland with over 1,300 members, has released its inaugural Annual Index Survey. The national survey completed by members across industries such as IT, construction, pharmaceuticals, and financial services outlined that almost 75% of Irish project management leaders had projects negatively impacted [...]...
  • Calor Begins a New Era of Energy in Ireland Calor Gas, Ireland’s longest established supplier of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), has launched Ireland’s first certified renewable LPG for homes and businesses. Calor BioLPG will be available throughout Ireland and will allow customers to switch to a green clean renewable alternative. Calor BioLPG is certified at EU level, as offering up to 90% lower emissions [...]...
  • Musgrave Agrees €5 Million Export Deal Musgrave Group, Ireland’s leading food retail and wholesale company, has announced an export deal worth €5 million with Alosra, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s leading high-end supermarket. Alosra is the grocery retail subsidiary of BMMI Group, a long-established retail, distribution and hospitality group that is listed on the Bahraini stock exchange. Under the terms of the agreement, Musgrave will [...]...
  • €900,000 Funding For New Smart Dublin Solutions Smart Dublin is an initiative of the four Dublin Local Authorities to engage with smart technology providers, researchers and citizens to solve challenges and improve city life.  Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council recently hosted the launch of the 2018 Smart Dublin Challenges at dlr LexIcon, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown’s smart library. The funding has been increased from €600,000 in [...]...
  • Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Seeks Views on Future of Ballyogan, Stepaside, Carrickmines and Leopardstown Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has commenced a 6 week pre-draft public consultation process on a new Local Area Plan (LAP) for Ballyogan and Environs. Following this consultation period, a draft LAP will be produced to help frame development in the area over the coming 6 years. The areas covered will include Ballyogan, Kilgobbin, The Gallops/Glencairn (Leopardstown) [...]...

Lisburn Manufacturer Pure Roast Coffee Invests in Future Growth

Lisburn Manufacturer Pure Roast Coffee Invests in Future Growth
March 28
10:47 2018

Pure Roast Coffee in Lisburn is doubling its workforce and boosting its capabilities to accommodate a growing customer base outside Northern Ireland. The business specialises in the roasting, packaging and distribution of coffee. Its supply agreements with a Swedish-owned company and global business in China have prompted this investment, which is being supported by Invest Northern Ireland.

Pure Roast Coffee is enhancing its production space and recruiting nine additional production staff as part of developments that will help increase its production capacity and reduce energy costs and omissions.

Speaking about the company’s plans, Martin Symington, Managing Director Pure Roast Coffee, said: “We expect that our export sales will triple over the next three years so it is imperative that we address the capacity of our processes and take measures to improve our competitiveness. Invest NI’s support is enabling us to purchase a new automated packaging machine, additional storage silos and cladding and also create job opportunities for those not previously in employment. We will be implementing a targeted market development strategy and leveraging the advice and expertise from Invest NI’s trade development service to continue to build our global customer base.”

Invest NI has offered Pure Roast Coffee £95,000 towards its investment, part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund under the Investment for Growth and Jobs Programme 2014-2020.

John Hood, Invest NI’s Director of Food and Drink, added: “We are delighted to be helping Pure Roast Coffee position itself to fully capitalise on the market opportunities it has identified. Supporting its recruitment, market development plans and investment in innovative equipment will help ensure the company is globally competitive and positioned to achieve its growth targets. This investment in the Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council area is a positive news story for Northern Ireland’s manufacturing industry and demonstrates growth in the food sector both locally and in export markets.”

CAPTION:

Pictured (L-R): John Hood, Invest NI, with Martin Symington, Managing Director of Pure Roast Coffee.

About Author

admin

admin

Related Articles

New Subscriber





Subscribe Here



Advertisements



















National Manufacturing Conference & Exhibition 2018

NIBRT Springboard Success Stories



Upcoming Events

  • No upcoming events
AEC v1.0.4