Glanbia plc

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Glanbia plc is a leading international dairy foods and nutritional ingredients Group, headquartered in Ireland. The Group is successfully developing a strategic international presence, which today represents nearly 40% of revenue. At the same time, the Group continues to consistently improve the cost base, productivity and long-term sustainability of the Irish operations. Combined these give Glanbia a strong platform from which to continue to grow and develop.

Contents Performance Highlights

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Our Business

Chairman’s Statement

Group Managing Director’s Review

Our Strategy Explained


Business Review Consumer Foods


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Agribusiness and Property

Food Ingredients and Nutritionals


Joint Ventures and Associates Corporate Social Responsibility

Finance Review

Board of Directors


Report of the Directors Corporate Governance Financial Statements


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