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Waterford jobs boost

THERE was a double jobs boost for Waterford and Wexford following investments in baby food and meat production plants.

Up to 45 jobs are to be created in the Danone Baby Nutrition plant in Wexford as a result of a €20m investment in the plant, supported by the Government through Enterprise Ireland.

Meanwhile 65 jobs were created in Dawn Meats yesterday when a €14.5m facility was opened for production by Enda Kenny.

The facility will process of 18,000 tonnes of beef a year for McDonald's in a contract that is worth €300m.