Portlaoise College visit Tayto Park

ON Friday November 9 our business class went to Tayto Park in Co Meath. We learnt about the history and the Marketing of Tayto. We learnt that Tayto sell two million packets a day; Tayto also own other famous Irish brands, such as Hunky Dorys and King; Tayto export crisps to the US, UK and Australia and the UK is their biggest foreign market.

ON Friday November 9 our business class went to Tayto Park in Co Meath. We learnt about the history and the Marketing of Tayto. We learnt that Tayto sell two million packets a day; Tayto also own other famous Irish brands, such as Hunky Dorys and King; Tayto export crisps to the US, UK and Australia and the UK is their biggest foreign market.

Tayto employees work 24 hours a day; the most sold packet of Tayto is cheese and onion flavour Taytos; and they have 22 million packets of Tayto stored in their warehouse. After our tour of the factory and a question and answer session with our tour guide Aaron. After the tour of Tayto Park was finished, we went to see another famous Irish brand - Newbridge Silverware. We learned about how Newbridge Silverware started and how some of their products are made. They had old machinery, magnificent jewellery and spectacular silver cutlery on display. We viewed some of the machines which are used to make cutlery and jewellery. All in all we had a great day.