Joe Dunne


Joe Dunne is the  Technical Director for Kerry Foods. The Foods Division of Kerry Group comprises 15 manufacturing sites, producing branded and own label Food products for Ireland and the United Kingdom.

In his role Joe is responsible for leading the Technical, Environmental and Health & Safety functions within the business. His current responsibilities include; the development and verification of food safety due diligence systems, the benchmarking of standards across the business and liaison with customers, industry and regulatory bodies

Joe is a Director of the Institute of Food Science and Technology Ireland, a Director of the Chilled Food Association and a board member of the BRC international Advisory Board. Joe holds a BSc in Food Science and a Masters Degree in Food Safety Management. He has held a number of Technical positions within Kerry Foods and previously worked as Microbiologist for GSK and prior to that worked in Government Research.

Kerry Foods, a division of Kerry Group, is a major supplier of added value chilled foods across Ireland and the UK. It holds the number one brand position in most of its markets, and has developed a well-balanced business supplying supermarket private label.

Kerry Group is a major international specialist Taste & Nutrition business and a leading supplier of added-value brands and customer branded foods to the Irish and UK markets.

With annualised sales in excess of €6 billion, Kerry Group supplies over 20,000 Food and Taste & Nutrition products to customers in more than 140 countries worldwide. The Group has manufacturing facilities in 23 different countries and international sales offices in 20 other countries across the globe.