With £7.3 Mn Investment, Food Company Creates New Jobs


Published Date : May 04, 2015

One of the key leading food companies from Northern region of Ireland has created around 43 new jobs, as a result of an investment which is worth over £7.3 million.

This company is called McColgan’s Quality Foods Limited which is based in Strabane. This organization is investing in its new equipment and the state of art dispatch and packaging facility to ensure retention and development of its consumer base and prepare itself for future growth.

The food firm is a manufacturer of food items that specializes in savory and sweet pastries.

The Trade, Enterprise, and Investment Minister, Foster welcomes this move by commenting that this substantial investment will provide elevated efficiencies and capacity for McColgan’s, and it will enable the firm to target a larger base of consumer aimed at boosting their export sales by over 50 per cent in the coming three years.

Furthermore, the food firm by pursuing this growing market share via a clear tactical direction was founded on a product quality, continuous product development, and superior customer service, and innovation. Also, businesses such as McColgan’s tend to focus on markets for export and innovation will drive the growth of the food industry. This recent investment will also prove to be a good one for Strabane and for the greater economy.

The Managing Director, Grainne Hampton at McColgan’s said that their latest investment will promote development of their long term vision for the organization’s growth strategy. Also, the installation of such cutting edge technology and processes like full automated cooking, cooking, and chilling will help them to expand their capabilities and their capacity.