LOOKING TO THE FUTURE
ABP Food Group is one of the world’s leading integrated agri-food business. ABP in Northern Ireland is part of the Beef Division of ABP UK with a long-standing tradition of working with thousands of farming families throughout Northern Ireland. It is one of Northern Ireland’s largest employers in the meat production sector operating from sites in both Newry and Lurgan.
The company is committed to taking a lead role in promoting innovative beef production, supporting a sustainable local supply chain for quality, Northern Ireland farm quality assured beef. The ABP Angus Youth Challenge is nurturing local talent for the future of Northern Ireland’s agri-food sector. The programme rewards successful teenagers with an 18-month journey of rearing calves and profiting from sale to ABP; utilising ABP’s Blade Farming expertise and gaining vital employability skills along the way. It reaches out to rural; urban; farming & non-farming communities and shines a positive spotlight on young people who are passionate about their local agri-food industry and want to work in it.
To find out more about ABP’s activities from factory to farms and in the community visit www.abpfoodgroup.com
The ABP Angus Youth Challenge is organised in association with The Northern Irish Angus Producer Group. The Group was established to promote the sale of premium quality Angus beef. Its aims are to leverage the superior qualities of the Angus breed and ensure it maintains a strong position within the breeding of the national herd, delivering a profitable and sustainable future for Northern Ireland farmers.
It works in the interests of producers and processors of Angus beef as a marketing alliance to connect with consumers and customers and promote understanding of the unique and superior flavour of sustainably produced Angus beef.