Compass Group Ireland has signed a contract with Newry-based Around Noon that will see the latter supply sandwiches, wraps and salads to 90 Compass Group units throughout the country.
The contract is valued at €1.25m over the next 12 months and up to 10 new jobs will be created by Around Noon on the back of this deal. The company currently employs 101 people.
The Around Noon sandwich offer will complement a large range of in-house freshly made sandwiches which Compass Group Ireland prepares daily in each of its client sites.
In the last year alone, the Group has appointed Cork-based Hodgins Foods to supply all sausages and black pudding to its sites, Dublin-based La Rousse Foods to supply artisan Irish and French cheeses, breads, handmade chocolates and specialty game, Johnston Mooney and O’Brien to supply bread and all fresh fish is sourced from Wexford-based Atlantis Seafoods.
Mark Lee, commercial director, Compass Group Ireland said: “As a company we are very focused on working with Irish suppliers and delivering a first class product to our customers. We were extremely impressed with the quality and range of Around Noon’s products and look forward to working with them.”