New owner for Gurteen businesses

The Irish company formerly known as Largo Foods has acquired the fish factory businesses in Gurteen Co. Sligo from the 2 Sisters Food Group.

The acquisition of the frozen vegetables and frozen fish manufacturers will support more than 100 jobs at the manufacturing plant in the south Sligo village.

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

Largo owned Tayto and other snacks brands but that business has since been renamed Tayto Foods.

Local Fine Gael Cllr Dara Mulvey says he hopes this investment will help grow the food manufacturing business into the future: