Local TD and Minister Patrick O’Donovan has welcomed the investment announcement and 28 new jobs in Newcastle West, Co. Limerick. The investment will provide additional bottling capacity for the equivalent of 50 million fully recycled and recyclable bottles.
Britvic Ireland has announced an investment of €6 million in its Ballygowan facility in Newcastle West, Co. Limerick, to grow the site’s production capacity by over 20% in order to meet growing consumer demand for Ballygowan mineral water, and the creation of 28 new jobs.
Minister O’Donovan was Joined at the announcement by Kevin Donnelly, Managing Director at Britvic Ireland and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Simon Coveney TD. In addition to the new manufacturing roles, the investment will provide additional bottling capacity for the equivalent of 50 million fully recycled and recyclable 500ml bottles of Ballygowan, enhance production capability, and underpin the strong sustainability credentials of the site.