Origin Enterprises


Origin Enterprises
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Origin Enterprises plc is an Irish food and agribusiness group majority owned by Swiss/Irish food company Aryzta.[1] It is listed on the Irish Enterprise Exchange (IEX) and the Alternative Investment Market.

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History

Origin was established by the IAWS Group in 2006 focus on the original agribusiness and food and nutrition businesses of IAWS.[2] It was admitted to the IEX and AIM on 5 June 2007 [1]. IAWS (now Aryzta) retained a majority shareholding.

Its food industry holdings include Shamrock Foods, Odlums Group, and Roma Foods.

Products

Shamrock Foods markets numerous types of tinned and dried fruits and vegetables, snack foods, baking products, and staple cereals and pulses under the Shamrock name.[3] Odlums Group, the largest cereal milling company in Ireland, manufactures and retails a number of products under the Odlums name as well as McCann's Steel Cut Irish Oatmeal.[4][5] Roma foods which manufactures Roma, is Ireland's top selling pasta brand, also produces a line of quick meals.[6]

Origin Enterprises subsidiaries

Agribusiness holdings include[1]:

  • R&H Hall
  • Goulding Chemicals
  • Masstock Smart Farming
  • IAWS Fertilisers (United Kingdom) Limited
  • IAWS Fertilisers (Northern Ireland) Limited
  • P.B. & Kent Company

Marine proteins production holdings include[1]:

  • United Fish Industries (UFI)
  • United Fish Products (UFP)
  • Shetland Fish Products (SFP)

Food production holdings include[1]:

Notes

  1. ^ a b c d About Us: Corporate Structure at official website. Accessed 1 May 2008.
  2. ^ "Intention to list Origin Enterprises on IEX and AIM." IAWS Group press release. 2 May 2007. Accessed 1 May 2008.
  3. ^ Products at Shamrock Foods official website. Accessed 1 May 2008.
  4. ^ Odlums Products at Odlums Group official website. Accessed 1 May 2008.
  5. ^ McCann's History at McCann's Steel Cut Irish Oatmeal official website. Accessed 1 May 2008.
  6. ^ Food at Origin Enterprises official website. Accessed 1 May 2008.

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