Keeping up with KPI’s at ABP

My third and final article with the Farmer’s Journal concerning my Summer work placement with ABP Poland. I focused on the accurate and efficient assignment of KPI’s to the many energy depleting processes that are involved in the meat processing cycle. It was enlightening to see how ABP apply these limits and targets to their…

ABP’s green agenda: Setting high corporate standards

Approximately 4 weeks into my placement, I began to learn more about ABP’s mission to reach optimum sustainability by 2020. They are a founding member of Origin Green and have pledged to reduce their consumption of fossil fuels and committed themselves to nurturing the biodiversity which surrounds their Europe wide locations. Click the link below…

An Introduction to Poznań

So at the beginning of May I packed my bags, courage and determination and headed to the unknown realms of Poznan ( Poland), where I am undertaking a Summer internship for the best part of four months. Having been awarded an academic scholarship, I am required to write regular article entries for the digital edition of The…

West Cork

I spent the first portion of my professional work experience placement at an artisan dairy company in West Cork. They are arguably the most successful artisan food company in Ireland, excelling in both consistent quality but also increasing popularity in their exports to the UK and even the U.A.E.                  …