Shanghai, China

Regional Development & Application Centre

Singapore

Regional Development & Application Centre

Bangalore, India

Regional Development & Application Centre

Durban, South Africa

Regional Development & Application Centre

Campinas, Brazil

Regional Development & Application Centre

San Juan del Rio, Mexico

Regional Development & Application Centre

Beloit, Wisconsin, USA

Global Technology & Innovation Centre

Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland

Corporate Headquarters

Naas, County Kildare, Ireland

Global Technology & Innovation Centre

globally connected
winning locally

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We partner with our local customers and suppliers, fully leveraging our global capabilities to help nourish the world through exceptional taste and nutrition.

CONNECT

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Pictured: John, Aisling, Makayla and Saoirse Brosnan, Minard West, Lispole, Co. Kerry, Ireland.

Our Graduate Programme continues its successful history of developing the next generation of Kerry expertise and sustainable leadership.

INSPIRE

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Pictured: Kerry Graduates Juan Alda Bechini, Theresa Ziemer, Tomaz Verdinek and Kelsey Hunter.

Leveraging our ‘from-food-for-food’ heritage, we excel at creating authentic taste and improving nutrition to help customers grow and win in today’s local consumer-driven marketplace.

CREATE

Explore our Taste & Nutrition Expertise - download Taste & Nutrition Business Review

Pictured: Kerry Chefs Richard Troman, Donal Lock, Ciara Mulkerrins, Ciaran Ryan and Rian Morris.

We innovate with foresight. Working as a locally-led and globally connected team, we combine our culinary creativity with in-depth science and technical expertise to help customers win with consumers today and in the future.

INNOVATE

Find out how our technologies add value - download Business Model

Pictured: Dr. Khaled Zitoun, Dr. Lisa Ryan, Dr. Ciaran Forde and Dr. Aoife Marie Murphy, Kerry Health and Nutrition Institute (KHNI).

2018
Results

Financial
Highlights

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Results
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Financial Statements
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Financial Review

*See Financial Key Performance Indicators section pages 30-31 and the Supplementary Information section page 203 for definitions, calculations and reconciliations of Alternative Performance Measures

Group
Revenue
€6.6bn 2017: €6.4 billion
Volume Growth
(Like-For-Like)* of
+3.5% 2017: +4.3%
Net Cash from
Operating Activities of
€651m 2017: €671 million
Free Cash Flow*
of
€447m (72% cash conversion)
2017: €501 million (83% cash conversion)
Trading Profit
up 3.1%
€806m 2017: €781 million (up 4.2%)
Group Trading
Margin* of
12.2% 2017: 12.2%
Basic EPS
down 8.3%
305.9cent 2017: 333.6 cent (up 10.1%)
Constant Currency
Adjusted EPS*
+8.6% 2017: +9.4%
Total Dividend
per Share up 12.0% to
70.2cent 2017: 62.7 cent (up 12.0%)
Return on Average Capital Employed* of
12.0% 2017: 13.0%
Total Shareholder
Return of
(6.8%)
2017: +38.6%

Delivering taste and nutrition to millions of people around the world every day

Kerry group
at a glance

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€114m
Dividend paid to shareholders
900+
R&D Scientists
90%
of waste diverted from landfill
€1.2bn
Payroll of €1.2bn
150+
The KHNI has published 150+ articles, 13 white papers and hosted 6 specialised webinars since 2016
€1m
Committed further €1m in 2018 to improve nutrition among some of the world’s poorest people through the RAIN programme in Niger. We also work with the World Food Programme.

where we
operate

32

Countries with manufacturing facilities

140+

Sales in over 140 countries

147

Manufacturing locations globally

Global Headquarters Global and Regional Technology & Innovation Centres Manufacturing Plants Sales Offices Campinas San Juan del Rio Durban Shanghai Singapore Bangalore Beloit Naas Tralee

Strategic
report

Kerry Group is a leader in taste and nutrition serving the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries and a leading supplier of added value brands and customer branded foods.

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Strategic Report

Sustainability
Review

As a responsible business and a leader within the food and beverage industry, we understand the important contribution Kerry can make to more sustainable development.

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Sustainability Review
Chief Executive Review

Chief
Executive's
Review

Kerry continues to adapt to the rapidly changing marketplace, responding to evolving local consumer trends and customer requirements through industry-leading innovation.

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Chief Executive's Review
chairman's statement

chairman’s
statement

Kerry continues to successfully invest in developing its business model and deploying it in local markets across the globe.

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Chairman’s Statement
Chief financial officer review

Chief financial
officer's review

The Group delivered another year of solid performance against a backdrop of economic and market uncertainty, combined with increased marketplace fragmentation and industry changes.

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Chief Financial
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