Largo Foods confirm €2.6 million investment plan

Largo Foods has announced an additional investment of up to €2.6m in its manufacturing facility at the Údarás na Gaeltachta Business Park in Gweedore.

The announcement came as the company’s new rice and tortilla based snack-food manufacturing line was officially launched by Junior Minister Dinny McGinley this afternoon.

Largo Foods currently employs over 190 people on a full time and part-time basis, and it's hoped that will improve substantilly, with up to 40 new jobs expected.

In 2009, the company restructured with substantial job losses. Managing Director Ray Coyle says while it is a difficult time to do business, he's delighted to be able to proceed with this investment....

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