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Hazzard welcomes £3m investment and creation of 90 jobs in Downpatrick

18 January, 2019 - by Chris Hazzard

Sinn Féin MP Chris Hazzard has welcomed the creation of almost 100 jobs in Downpatrick with a £3m investment in vegan and vegetarian food plant, Finnebrogue Artisan. 

The South Down MP said: 

"This significant investment and jobs boost at Finnebrougue Artisan in Downpatrick is welcome news for the local area and will provide a boost to the local economy. 

"This investment will see a new facility making vegan and vegetarian meat products at its existing factory near Downpatrick and will create 90 jobs. 

"It is heartening to see an emerging international foods company showing loyalty to the area with this investment. 

"This will add to the vibrant and growing local food and produce offering in South Down. 

"I wish the company well with this investment and look forward to further growth in the future." 

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