News for Dunbia

DUNBIA CHIEFS WIN LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Dunbia owners, Jim and Jack Dobson have been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award at the prestigious UTV Business Eye Awards in Belfast’s Waterfront Hall. The brothers, who founded their meat processing company Dunbia 40 years ago, were presented with the award in recognition of their contribution to the Northern Ireland

DUNBIA APPRENTICE WINS GOLD AT WORLD SKILLS COMPETITION

Dunbia refrigeration and air conditioning apprentice Luke Courtney has been named the best in the UK after winning Gold at the UK’s national WorldSkills competition which took place at the NEC, Birmingham. Luke studies at South Eastern Regional College (SERC). 500 competitors competed against each other across 61 disciplines to test

DUNBIA SELLS BALLYMENA OPERATION TO CRANSWICK

Against a backdrop of post-Brexit uncertainty, the sale of Dunbia’s Ballymena plant to UK based Cranswick plc has brought some good news for Northern Ireland’s Agri-food industry and more specifically, the pork industry.  Cranswick plc, one of the UK’s largest food producers, is investing in the NI economy with a

DUNBIA SELLS BALLYMENA OPERATION TO CRANSWICK

Against a backdrop of post-Brexit uncertainty, the sale of Dunbia’s Ballymena plant to UK based Cranswick plc has brought some good news for Northern Ireland’s Agri-food industry and more specifically, the pork industry.  Cranswick plc, one of the UK’s largest food producers, is investing in the NI economy with a

UFU ATTEND DUNBIA SUPPLY CHAIN EVENT

The UFU beef and lamb committee visited Dunbia this week to participate in a supply chain tour and hold general discussions with the processing company about the future of the industry. The committee completed a successful tour of both the Dunbia primal and retail packaging plants giving them a key

DUNBIA MEETS ENVIRONMENT MINISTERS AT SIAL

Dunbia has attended international food fair, SIAL PARIS with Invest NI to promote the quality and innovation which Northern Ireland’s agri-food industry offers and to show-case its technical and manufacturing capabilities to a global audience. “SIAL has been a key event in Dunbia’s calendar for many years as it offers

DUNBIA OFFERS SUCCESSION PLANNING ADVICE TO YOUNG FARMERS

Almost half of farm businesses in Northern Ireland have not identified a farming successor with many families finding it difficult to discuss the subject, according to the recent land mobility survey carried out by YFCU and UFU. In response to this worrying fact, Dunbia has hosted a farm event for young

DUNBIA OFFERS SUCCESSION PLANNING ADVICE TO YOUNG FARMERS

Almost half of farm businesses in Northern Ireland have not identified a farming successor with many families finding it difficult to discuss the subject, according to the recent land mobility survey carried out by YFCU and UFU. In response to this worrying fact, Dunbia has hosted a farm event for young

DUNBIA SAWLEY AWARD BUTCHERY ACADEMY TRAINEES

Dunbia Sawley has held a presentation evening to recognize employees who have completed the Butchery Academy Apprenticeship Programme. Josh Bridges, Thomas Achaski and Dawid Bak completed a 12 month Butchery Academy Apprenticeship Programme at Dunbia Sawley which has seen them develop into fully trained, highly skilled butchers. Josh was also named Apprentice of the

DUNBIA WELCOMES FIRST GRADUATES ON NEW ONE 360 PROGRAMME

Following the launch of their new ONE360 graduate programme in January 2016, Dunbia has welcomed its first seven graduates to the company. Following the launch of their new ONE360 graduate programme in January 2016, Dunbia has welcomed its first seven graduates to the company. The graduates from Queen’s University, University