The Agribusiness Awards 2016


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The Agribusiness Awards recognise and celebrate the most original and innovative individuals and companies that demonstrate excellence in the Irish agribusiness ndustry.

There are sponsorship packages currently available for these prestigious Awards at a level that suits your business objectives.

Sponsoring a category will not only position you as a leading company within today's challenging market place but will provide you with an opportunity to give something back to a client base that is essential to your ongoing business success.


The Agribusiness Awards would not be possible without the valued support of our sponsors.

Platinum Sponsor

Emydex Technology

EmydexEmydex Technology is a world-leading supplier of Factory Floor Software systems to Meat, Fish and Food Processing companies around the globe. Today Emydex’s Production Management & Traceability Reporting Software is operating in over 100 food processing plants, located in 14 countries, spread over 4 continents. Food Processors operate Emydex Factory Floor Software systems in their single-site or multi-site Group processing plants in order to:

  • Control Production: Plan, manage and report on Factory Floor Production in Real-time, Accurately.
  • Traceability: Report on food chain Traceability, Factory and Operator performance.
  • Yields: Analyse and report on Production Yields, Costs and Giveaways.
  • Stocks: Manage, control and report on Stock including Raw Materials, Dry goods, Ingredients, Packaging, WIP or Finished Goods Stocks.
  • Quality: record and report on Quality, Compliance and Food Safety Management.



GS1GS1 is an international, neutral, not-for-profit organisation with operations in more than 110 countries around the world, including Ireland. The GS1 System is the most widely-used system of supply chain standards, serving more than 2 million companies worldwide.

For 40 years, GS1 has been bringing industries together to revolutionise the way they do business. In 1973, industry leaders came together to select a single standard for product identification – the barcode. What started as a way to speed grocery store checkout has become the global language of business for traceability of product and information from manufacturer to the consumer or patient. Please see or phone 01-2080660 for more information.

APB Food Group

ABP Food GroupABP Food Group is one of Europe’s leading privately owned agribusiness companies and is the largest beef processor in Ireland and the UK employing almost 10,000 people. The company operates 41 processing plants in Ireland, UK, Spain, France, Holland, Denmark and Poland and has an additional sales presence in Italy, Germany and the US. ABP Food Group operates across 4 divisions: Beef, Pet Food (C &D Foods), Proteins and Renewables (Olleco).

Butchery Excellence International

Butchery Excellence InternationalButchery Excellence International support butchers in Ireland through Education, Innovation and Expertise in responding to challenges together, as a community.

We provide butchers with Interim Technical Support, Advice, Guidance, Marketing Platforms and Events that help butchers grow, strengthen and develop their businesses. We create, support and validate an inter collaborative community of butchers across the World who have a food sourcing and retailing support mechanism that are based on unparalleled expertise recognised training and auditing with true business integrity.

We deliver real value to members by raising standards for consumers whilst simultaneously driving footfall to our members, therefore increasing customer spend. We encourage and harvest support for the local butcher through our marketing initiatives both regional, national and international. We are the representative body for all butchers and we influence key stakeholders to recognise butchery as a true "vocational craft".

ALS Labelling Solutions

ALS Labelling SolutionsALS is an Irish owned Multi-award winning company, with over 60 years of combined experience within the Labelling Industry. We are one of Irelands leading provider of Labelling Systems and Auto ID solutions, as well as also providing Labelling software and all associated consumables.

ALS’s extensive customer base includes companies within the following industries: Food and Drink, personal care and cosmetic’s, pharmaceutical and medical devices, tobacco & agri sector, as well as general manufacturing, System Integrators and machine builders. We work with many small artisan companies and also supply our labelling systems to a large & diverse range of local & multinational companies.

ALS are one of the only Irish based Labelling company with in-house capabilities to design & customise solutions for any labelling application, and we cater for even the most demanding requirements.

We have built our reputation not only on supplying Quality systems, but also on the excellent aftercare sales and support we provide. We can offer you advice and help on any matter related to labelling and consumables. Our systems are designed to ensure that you can increase your production efficiency, whilst also reducing your overall cost of ownership. Simply remember: If you can make it, we can label it.


VISUM VISUM Ltd. is a Dublin-based optical engineering company that develops and integrates chemical imaging and other photonics devices for real-time monitoring in food and beverage, pharmaceutical and chemical manufacturing applications.

We offer our next generation VISUM Near Infrared (NIR) Spectroscopy analysers in handheld version for on-site measurements, as well as fully integrated in-line solutions.

Our VISUM PALM handheld is a portable NIR analyser. Small and handy for fast quality control in the warehouse and in the field. The VISUM PALM measures chemical composition of food and beverage products: for incoming material, semi-finished products and final products.

That's Farming

That's FarmingThat's Farming is Ireland's largest all in one farming portal. Since it's launch, it has amassed over 71,000 Facebook followers, & a hit rate which is growing massively on a monthly basis.

That’s Farming have become the market leaders in online video creation for the Agri sector in Ireland. Over the last 12 months, That’s Farming has completed projects in the UK, Australia, Denmark & Canada with more projects booked in for Australia, the UK and Canada for the next six months.

Amárach Research

Amárach ResearchAmárach Research is Irelands leading market research consultancy and provides detailed analysis of consumer and business trends to Ireland's blue chips companies. In uncertain times, Amárach Research provides the insights which provide a firm foundation on which to base key investment and purchase decisions. Amárach's Chairman Gerard O'Neill is a member of IBEC's Sustainable Enterprise Committee and has co-authored several studies and reports on business and economic trends in Ireland.

Communications Partner

The Irish Times

The Irish Times The Irish Times is Communications Partner to the Agribusiness Awards.

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