Investment In Seafood Industry Will Bring Increase In Jobs And Sales

Investment In Seafood Industry Will Bring Increase In Jobs And Sales

21 seafood processing companies are set to invest €15.5m in Ireland, leading to 140 new jobs.

It will be supported by grants of €3.2m under a European Union scheme.

The small and medium enterprises involved are based in Wexford, Dublin, Cork, Donegal, Galway, Louth and Kerry.

The investment is expected to bring  €44m in increased sales of seafood products by 2015.

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney said the companies involved represented the future of the seafood industry.

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