Largo Foods

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Tayto Snacks Managing director Jeff Swan at the company’s facility  near Ashbourne in Co Meath. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Before taking over the Tayto reins half way through 2018, Jeff Swan went on the company’s factory tour anonymously to follow families around and liste(...)

Jeff Swan, managing director of Tayto Snacks, said the investment will release manufacturing bottlenecks. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Tayto Snacks is undertaking a €16 million investment programme which will make its factory in Ashbourne, Co Meath more efficient. The crisp business (...)

It is hard to imagine how low cost flying would have grown so fast without Ryanair.

For the weekend that is in it, we thought we’d look at just some of the ways Irish people have shaped the consumer world in which we live. From tastie(...)

The combined businesses will operate under the Green Isle Foods banner and will seek to grow and develop the Green Isle and Donegal Catch brands

The Government-backed Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) has emerged as the biggest investor in the acquisition of the Green Isle and Donegal Ca(...)

Ray, Natalya, Ros and Charles Coyle run Tayto Park in Co Meath.
Keeping it in the family

Seventy-five per cent of Irish businesses are family-owned but families are not necessarily happy or harmonious entities. However, there are ways in w(...)

Don’t always expect to find any cheese in a packet of cheese and onion crisps. Photograph:  iStockphoto

Crisps have been popular snacks in Ireland since even before Joe “Spud” Murphy started to sell Tayto in 1954. While Tayto dominates the market here, t(...)

IDA Ireland chief executive Martin Shanahan: quoted as saying Apple’s “decision to cancel” construction of a data centre in Athenry was “understandable”.

The Sunday Independent writes that Apple’s “decision to cancel” the construction of a data centre costing €850 million in Athenry, Co Galway, has been(...)

Guinness is sold in more than 150 countries, with 10 million glasses downed every day. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Reuters

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the favourite of them all? That is what we set out to find out a couple of weeks back when took to Twitter to see wh(...)

Largo Food, based in Ashbourne, was prosecuted by Health Service Executive (HSE) environmental health officers under an EU law regulating safe food and animal feed.  Photograph: Mr Tayto Facebook page

The company behind the Tayto and Hunky Dorys crisp brands was one of two prosecuted over food safety issues last month, according to the Food Safety A(...)

Aileen Donoghue of Virgin Media with  Ottilie Higson and Caroline Keogh of Boy & Girl at the Marketer of the Year 2016 finalists breakfast, hosted by  The Irish Times. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Revitalising the “stagnant” Aer Lingus brand, convincing young people to invest in health insurance during the downturn, and making Mr Tayto relevant (...)

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