Fyffes Reassure Taoiseach There’s Copious Amounts Of Fresh Fruit

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar and Heather Humphreys, TD, Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation are welcomed to Fyffes ripening facility in Swords, North County Dublin by Fyffes Chairman, David McCann (left) and Ciaran Sweeney, General Manager, Fyffes Tropical (Ireland) Ltd (right). 27/3/2020

Irish banana importer Fyffes today welcomed An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar to their premises in Swords, North County Dublin.

The visit was one in which An Taoiseach had an opportunity to view the company’s banana ripening facility and discuss its fresh fruit supply lines with company officials in the face of the current Covid-19 situation.

Welcoming An Taoiseach, David McCann, Chairman, Fyffes Ireland praised the Government, its team of medical advisors and health service workers for the reassurance they have given to the Irish people and the manner in which the Covid-19 issue is being managed. 

Mr. McCann went on to say that his organisation “has sufficient fresh fruit stocks on hand, and in the pipeline, to ensure that Irish consumers can continue to enjoy a healthy diet at this time”.

He made his comments as Taoiseach Leo Varadkar visited Fyffes’ premises in Swords in North County Dublin today.

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar pictured with Fyffes Chairman, David McCann (left) on a visit to the Company’s ripening facility in Swords, North County Dublin.