Half Year Results 

Kerry Foods benefits from demand for healthy products

Kerry Foods benefits from demand for healthy products

Changing consumer tastes present a challenge for food producers, but Kerry (KYGA) is helping those companies meet the demands of picky eaters. The trend towards healthier, more natural options contributed to a 4.2 per cent increase in volumes in the in the taste and nutrition business in the first half, boosting reported revenue in this division by 6.9 per cent to €2.5bn (£2.27bn). This was driven primarily by the Americans region, where demand for organic, gluten free, and vegetarian options saw sales improve by 7.6 per cent to €1.3bn.

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